Headlines for Sunday, October 07, 2018

Illinois Governor Bruce Rouner’s administration says it needs up to two more months to produce a plan to provide three years’ back pay to union workers.

The Fairfield Memorial Hospital Book Fair will return on Tuesday. The Fair is scheduled between 9 and 4 in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Complex Education Room. A portion of the proceeds from the sale will benefit the SCU Activity Fund and the FMH Foundation.

Illinois State Police issued a notice through their Facebook page that due to deer hunting season, deer are on the move. State police has requested the pubic to be cautious and be aware of deer, especially during dawn and dusk. Deer often travel in groups so if you see one, slow down as there could be more close by.

It’s Homecoming Week in Fairfield with activities starting at Fairfield Community High School on Wednesday. The Battle of the Classes will be on Wednesday night on the FCHS football field at 6:30 and a bonfire will follow. Coronation is set for Saturday night at 7.

The annual “Volley for the Cure” event will be held Monday night in the Linda Oxby Gym at Edwards County High School in Albion. It will begin with a Porkburger Sale starting at 5:00 pm.  Fairfield Memorial Hospital and Wabash General Hospital will have information tables on breast cancer and other topics in the foyer of the gym.