Jeff Vaughan



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Headlines for Thursday, August 13th

There has been work at the new Casey’s location in downtown Fairfield, but city officials have not received any official release that construction at the new site is underway. Their assumption is the work is […]

Headlines for Wednesday, August 12th

Edwards County 4-H Youth Leader Ava Anderson has been selected by the Illinois 4-H State office to serve on a newly created statewide leadership team focused on food advocacy and food justice. 20 leaders from […]

Headlines for Tuesday, August 11th

The Wayne County Farm Bureau will hold a drive-through Member Appreciation Dinner on August 20th. The meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church parking lot. There will […]

Headlines for Monday, August 10th

Wayne County EMS responded to a two-vehicle crash northeast of Fairfield on Saturday. Police say 18-year-old Sydney M. Starks and 65-year-old Norman L. Schell, Jr., collided in the center of a roadway on a hill […]

Headlines for Sunday, August 9th

The Wayne County Health Department reported one new case of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the county’s total to 60 positive cases.  Saturday’s case was a male in his 50s.  Of the 60 total positive cases, […]

Headlines for Saturday, August 8th

The Wayne County Health Department reported two new positive cases of the coronavirus Friday.  The two newest cases are a female child and a female in her 40s, bringing to 59 the total number of […]

Headlines for Friday, August 7th

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced it will end all counting efforts for the 2020 Census on September 30th, a month sooner than it had previously announced. As of Tuesday, Wayne County’s self-response rate was […]

Headlines for Thursday, August 6th

Fairfield Mayor Brent Maguire says he intends to resign from his position, effective on August 23rd at 11:59 p.m. He has accepted a criminal justice teaching position at Oakland City University. The mayor says his […]

Headlines for Wednesday, August 5th

Frontier Community College has announced its academic honor recipients for the Spring 2020 Semester. 18 students made the Dean’s List with a GPA of 3.5 to 3.74, 20 made the President’s List with a GPA […]

Headlines for Tuesday, August 4th

Payment for Wayne County Mobile Home Tax Bills is due September 1st, and a late fee of $25 per month will be assessed beginning September 2nd. The fee will cap at $100. Payment may be […]

Headlines for Monday, August 3rd

The Fairfield Lions Club will collect Christmas lights that no longer work on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the west entrance of the Fairfield First United Methodist Church. The club will also accept […]

Headlines for Sunday, August 2nd

The Wayne County Health Department was notified Saturday of another positive case of the coronavirus, bringing the county’s total to 44 cases.  Saturday’s case was a female in her 30s.  Since the pandemic began, one […]

Headlines for Saturday, August 1st

Several new cases of the coronavirus were reported in the area on Friday.  The Wayne County Health Department was notified Friday of four additional positive cases, a male in his teens, a female in her […]

Headlines for Friday, July 31st

The Wayne County Health Department was notified Friday afternoon of three additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in Wayne County residents. The individuals are a male in his teens,  a female […]

Headlines for Thursday, July 30th

According to Greg Hale, Executive Director of the SIJHSAA, the SIJHSAA Board of Control held a special meeting this morning via Zoom. The BOC made final decisions concerning the fall sports of baseball, softball, girls […]