Jeff Vaughan



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Headlines for Monday, October 19th

Beginning Thursday, October 22, 2020, Region 5 which encompasses southern Illinois including the counties of Wayne, Edwards, White and Hamilton, will be under new mitigation requirements due to worsening COVID-19 metric in the region. These […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 18th

The Wayne County Health Department was notified Saturday of three more positive cases of the coronavirus in the county, a female teen, a male in his 40s and a female in her 50s.  Saturday’s cases […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 17th

The Wayne County Health Department reported 14 new positive cases of the coronavirus Friday, bringing the county’s total to 429.  Friday’s cases included three males in their teens, a female in her 20s, a female […]

Headlines for Friday, October 16th

Wayne County Health Department has been notified of 10 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wayne County residents: Female Teen; 3-Females in their 20’s; Male in his 20’s; Female in her 40’s; Male in his […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 15th

  The Illinois State Police have released details, regarding a traffic accident involving two semis south of Fairfield this morning at 9:15 a.m. A 2020 white Freightliner truck tractor semi trailer combination driven by 27-year-old […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 14th

24-year-old Brodey I. Murbarger had his first appearance in Wayne County Circuit Court yesterday. He was advised of the charges against him, including three counts of first-degree murder, one count of concealment of a homicidal […]

Headlines for Tuesday, October 13th

The Wayne City Village Board moved their meeting from last week to this week because of the coronavirus, but the board didn’t have enough members present for a quorum, so it plans to try and […]

Headlines for Monday, October 12th

24-year-old Brodey I. Murbarger was booked in the Wayne County Jail Friday afternoon; he was transported from Vanderburgh County, Indiana, where he was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the death and disappearance of Megan […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 11th

Wayne County Health Department has been notified of 30* new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wayne County residents: Female in her 20’s; Female in her 30’s; Female in her 40’s; 2-Males in their 40’s; 3-Females […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 10th

Village of West Salem officials say the boil order that was in effect for all residents on North Union Street north of School Street, including those north of the Lancaster blacktop; all residents on Hillcrest […]

Headlines for Friday, October 9th

The first installment Wayne County Property Taxes is due October 30th, and the second installment is due November 30th. People are asked to choose no-contact options if possible for making payments, including U.S. mail, the […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 8th

Fairfield Community High School plans to hold its Parent/Teacher Conferences on October 27th and 29th from 4 to 7 p.m. Parents and guardians of juniors and seniors are also invited to attend a FAFSA presentation […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 7th

24-year-old Brodey I. Murbarger was arrested in Evansville this morning in connection with the death of Megan Nichols. He was reportedly arrested at his place of employment without incident, and a search warrant was executed […]

Headlines for Tuesday, October 6th

Uber has announced it will expand to 39 additional counties in Illinois, including Wayne, Edwards, White, and Wabash counties. Starting tomorrow, people will have access to the transportation service as riders, and prospective drivers will […]

Headlines for Monday, October 5th

The Albion City Council will meet tonight at 7 in the Edwards County Senior Citizens Center. The council is scheduled to vote on a new sidewalk ordinance, and it will also hold a discussion on […]