Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Wednesday, October 17th

54-year-old Lisa G. Isle was taken to the Fairfield Memorial Hospital ER by ambulance after a single car crash yesterday afternoon. Witnesses told police her 2006 Ford Freestyle rolled five times before coming to rest […]

Headlines for Tuesday, October 16th

Carlo Montemagno, the late chancellor of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, will be honored with full military honors in services tomorrow at Mound City. He died last week after battling cancer. SIUC leaders are currently […]

Headlines for Monday, October 15th

Fairfield native Leah Vaughn, daughter of Brad and Martha Vaughn, has been hired to the position of social media coordinator for the brand of former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. She had worked for Don […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 14th

Fairfield Community High School’s Homecoming activities wrapped up Saturday night with the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen.  This year’s Homecoming Queen is Rachel Jennings, and the Homecoming King is Reese Lee.  Following the […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 13th

The Fairfield Community High School Homecoming Coronation was held tonight, wrapping up a full week of activities.  Rachel Jennings was named 2018 Homecoming Queen, and Reese Lee was named Homecoming King. Kylar Slover and Kyle […]

Headlines for Friday, October 12th

The 2018 Fairfield Homecoming Parade float winners have been announced. Taking first place was the Senior Class. They also won the Precision EyeCare Center Basket for the Eye-Catching Float. The Freshman Class finished in 2nd […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 11th

The Fairfield Park District Board will meet tonight at 7, and the ultimate fate of the Kon-Tiki could be decided. The board voted in August not to refurbish the 90-year-old building that was damaged by […]


Ronald E. Gardner – Barnhill

Ronald E. “Oopie” Gardner, 58, of Barnhill, died at 5:05AM on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.  Ron had spent over 40 years working in the oil industry, and […]

Edith Irene Spurgeon – Fairfield

Edith Irene Spurgeon, 90, of Fairfield, passed from this life to the next on October 15, at Meadowwood Nursing Home in Grayville. Edith was born on April 14, 1928 to Clyde and Stella (Hewsley) Duncan […]

Peggy S. Naylor – Carmi

Peggy Sue Naylor, 79, of Carmi, Illinois, died Tuesday, October 16, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.  She was born March 15, 1939, in Carmi, the daughter of Oren “Pete” Pearce and Madge (Curtis) Pearce.  She […]

Charles E. Hoffee – West Salem

Charles E. Hoffee, age 92, of West Salem, Illinois, passed away Sunday evening, October 14, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born January 25, 1926, in Wayne County, the son of Charles […]