Jeff Vaughan



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Headlines for Friday, January 22nd

Wayne County’s first Phase 1B COVID vaccination clinic is today, but the department has already run out of vaccine vouchers. There is no need to people to wait in line at the Frontier Community College […]

Headlines for Thursday, January 21st

45-year-old Ronald D. Jolly and 42-year-old Desiree E. Van Heule were booked in the Wayne County Jail early this morning after an incident on West Water Street in Fairfield. They are accused of attacking people […]

Headlines for Wednesday, January 20th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital has announced Family Practice Physician Dr. Jodi Pelegrin will join the FMH/Horizon Healthcare staff this March. Dr. Pelegrin has more than 20 years of experience as a physician and lives in Wayne […]

Headlines for Tuesday, January 19th

John Reynolds has resigned from his position as Edward Jones Financial Advisor in Fairfield to move to Texas. His last day at his office at 302 West Main Street was Friday, and the company says […]

Headlines for Monday, January 18th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Wesley Thompson has accepted a position with the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Idaho and will leave Wayne County this March after 17 years of service in the area. […]

Headlines for Sunday, January 17th

On January 15, 2021 at approximately 2:00 am, Posey County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were notified of a domestic disturbance complaint northeast of Mt. Vernon. While deputies were on a separate complaint, officers of the Mt. […]

Headlines for Saturday, January 16th

The Wayne County Health Department has been notified of additional 8 positive lab-confirmed PCR tested cases, along with 1 additional probable case, regarding Wayne County Residents. Positive lab-confirmed PCR tested cases: male child; 2 female […]

Headlines for Friday, January 15th

Wayne County Health Department has been notified of 8 additional positive lab-confirmed PCR tested cases, along with 2 additional probable cases regarding Wayne County residents. You can view the full report below. 1-14-2021-WCHD-New-COVID-19-and-Probable-Case-Press-Release Currently the […]

Headlines for Thursday, January 14th

The Wayne Fire Protection District responded to a fire at the Knapp Citgo building southeast of Wayne City yesterday afternoon. It is believed the fire started from an electrical problem, and the interior of the […]

Headlines for Wednesday, January 13th

The IDPH is now reporting the latest COVID-19 vaccine data on its website As of this morning, the site showed Wayne County had administered 494 doses and had 100 people fully vaccinated. Edwards County […]

Headlines for Tuesday, January 12th

The Cisne Village Board met last night and said it is still looking for a new city utility employee but has not yet received an application for the position. It also heard reports on several […]

Headlines for Monday, January 11th

25-year-old Brodey I. Murbarger had a pre-trial conference yesterday in Wayne County Circuit Court. Murbarger, his attorney Christian J. Baril, and Wayne County State’s Attorney Kevin Kakac appeared before Judge Tom Dinn via Zoom. Another […]

Headlines for Sunday, January 10th

The Wayne County Health Department reported no new positive cases of the coronavirus Saturday.  The total number of lab-confirmed positive cases for the county remains at 1301.  45 people who were lab-confirmed positive cases have […]

Headlines for Saturday, January 9th

The Wayne County Health Department reported 20 new lab-confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus Friday.  The latest cases are a male child, a female teen, two females in their 20s, two males in their 20s, […]

Headlines for Friday, January 8th

A law enforcement coalition of the Illinois Sheriff’s Association, Chiefs of Police, Fraternal Order of Police, and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 have issued a statement opposing a proposed House Bill calling for sweeping […]