Jeff Vaughan



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Headlines for Tuesday, October 15th

The Cisne Village Board met last night and heard from Attorney Darrin Rice regarding options for cannabis ordinances. No action was taken, but the board does need to have a plan in place by January […]

Headlines for Monday, October 14th

Winners have been announced for the Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Pretty Up Your Place contest. Mike and Sara Hallas on Sluder Avenue, Gary and Patty Atwood on Mill Street, and Josh and […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 13th

Phoebe August and Wyatt Gilbert were crowned this year’s Fairfield Community High School Homecoming Queen and King during ceremonies held Saturday night.  The other queen candidates were Cadie Devous and Beth Belangee, and the other […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 12th

Homecoming activities at Fairfield Community High School will come to a close tonight with the Homecoming Coronation and Dance in the FCHS gym.  The coronation will start at 7  with the dance to follow for […]

Headlines for Friday, October 11th

The Wayne County Historical Society Car Show is scheduled for tomorrow, and car registration will begin at the Hanna House at 9:30. The Museum itself will be open from 9:30 to 2:30, and it will […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 10th

The Finance Committee of the Fairfield City Council will meet Monday evening at 6 at City Hall. The committee is scheduled to form an action plan, based on attorney Dan Schuering’s full TIF report that […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 9th

The Albion and Browns fire departments were called to Metcalf Farms this morning for a grain bin fire. The 40,000 bushel bin ignited with 4,000 bushels of corn in it. The fire resulted in a […]

Headlines for Tuesday, October 8th

The Mt. Carmel City Council voted 3-2 last night to allow recreational cannabis businesses in the city. Mayor Joe Judge explained that if the city opted out, they wouldn’t receive any funds from marijuana sales […]

Headlines for Monday, October 7th

Olney Attorney Jeff Fleming has announced he is running for the 55th District Senate seat currently held by Dale Righter. Fleming is a Fairfield Community High School graduate and has been practicing law in Olney […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 6th

Dry conditions continue in southeastern Illinois, however the area has some chances for rain today and tonight, and again next weekend.  According to weather stats at WFIW/WOKZ, entering Sunday morning, the last measurable rain was […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 5th

57-year-old Troy L. Manahan of Wayne City, IL died in an accident late Friday night in Wayne County.  Illinois State Police say Manahan was driving a car southbound on Illinois Route 242 at county road […]

Headlines for Friday, October 4th

54-year-old Quinton D. Hutcheson was Air Evaced to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville after a two-car crash yesterday in Fairfield. Police say Hutcheson disobeyed a stop sign and was struck by 40-year-old Sara L. Carlisle. She […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 3rd

Due dates for Edwards County Real Estate Taxes have been set for October 30th and December 11th. Payment may be made in person, by mail, or in the drop box on the northeast side of […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 2nd

Wm. Nobbe and Co. and Sydenstricker Implement Co. will reportedly partner and jointly operate 26 dealerships in Illinois and Missouri, beginning in January. Area Nobbe dealerships include locations in Albion, Wayne City, and Norris City. […]

Headlines for Tuesday, October 1st

Wayne County Treasurer Donna Masterson is reminding taxpayers that the first installment of Wayne County Real Estate Taxes is due next Thursday. The total to be collected is just over $17.25 million. As of this […]