Headlines for Tuesday, August 7

One is dead and three are injured after a head-on collision by the Merriam Crossroads east of Fairfield yesterday morning. Wayne County Coroner Jimmy Taylor says 66-year-old Fairfield resident Beverly Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency crews were at the crash site for about four hours, providing emergency care and cleaning up debris.

Leah Beth Carter, Ariana Shelton, and Alex Brake are the recipients of the Davis Memorial Scholarship, given through the Davis Trust at People’s National Bank.

Three-year-old Geff boy Myles Lane was named King of the 2018 Johnsonville Pageant over the weekend. Eight-year-old Remi McCune, of Fairfield, was named Queen.

Well-known Wayne County Musician Lance Miller was in town over the weekend. In the second of a two-part series, Miller spoke about the rigors of songwriting. He also said he would like to perform in the Fairfield area again.

Frontier Community College is offering extended hours to accommodate students on Thursday, August 16, and Monday, August 20. The Student Services office will be open until 6 p.m. both evenings. The bookstore, located inside the Bobcat Den, will also be open until 6 p.m. Frontier’s normal hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Merna Youngblood announced the Book Club is returning to Frontier Community College. The book club will read five books during the semester and plans to meet on a weekly basis.

The guest today on the Community Connection will be BJ and Misty Thomason for Wayne City Bean Days. Community Connection airs at 7:30 on AM 1390 and 103.3 FM.

On “Morning Coffee” Mark Turner and Mike Dreith will welcome Dana Wilson and Daniel Lewis. Morning Coffee is between 8-9 a.m. on 104.9 weekdays.

To listen to a podcast of Morning Coffee and Community Connection, click on “About Us” on the top right of wfiwradio.com.  Then, from the dropdown, make your choice of program.