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WAYNE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY: Santa Claus has come to town!
Wayne County Humane Society issued the following announcement on Dec. 15. Santa Claus has come to town! Santa is HERE, at 1161 Mechanicsburg road, TODAY, Saturday, December 15, from 10am-1pm. He will be sitting for pictures with people of all ages and their (leashed) pets.
City of Fairfield Council met December 11
City of Fairfield Council met Dec. 11. 2. Ordinance Amending the Zoning Code for Property Located at 801 Mt. Vernon Rd. 3.Ordinance Amending the Zoning Code for Property Located at 805 West Center.
Waggoner named Player of the Week
Rivet senior Grace Waggoner was named Monday as the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Subway Player of the Week in District 3 for the week of Dec. 10-15. Waggoner averaged 29.0 points and 9.5 rebounds as the Class A No. 2 Lady Patriots picked up road wins last week over Mount Carmel, Ill., 66-4
Two people killed in semi crash on Interstate 57
WILLIAMSON Co., Ill -- Illinois State Police confirm two people died in a semi-trailer crash on Interstate 57 Friday evening. It happened at 5:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes at milepost 52, south of Marion.
2 injured in separate crashes Monday
Effingham County Sheriff's Department responded to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Route 45, in Union Township at 2:45 p.m. Friday. Driver Elizabeth M. Riddle, 16, of Louisville, was in a gray 2008 Chevy Impala southbound on U.S. Route 45 when she lost control of the vehicle. The car ran off the east
Fairfield Community High School District 225 Board met October 18
Fairfield Community High School District 225 Board met Dec. 12. The Board of Education of Fairfield Community High School District #225 met in the study hall for regular session on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. The following members answered to roll call:
EHS Claims Wrestling Victory Over Fairfield
Effingham High School played host to Fairfield in wrestling competition Wednesday and claimed a 60-22 victory. The Hearts had 10 wins in the 14 weight classes. Noah Prosser pinned his opponent at 113 pounds in one minute. Colin Marschewski won on a pin in :56 at 132 pounds.
Louisville Teen Injured in Crash Over Weekend
A Louisville teen was injured in a crash Friday afternoon. Effingham County Sheriff's Department reports a car driven by 16-year-old Elizabeth Riddle was southbound on US Route 45 when Riddle lost control of the vehicle. The car traveled off the road into a ditch and then struck a tree.
Police: Illinois man charged after fabricating kidnapping story, triggering Amber Alert
FARMINGTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) - An Amber Alert issued Saturday was canceled after an investigation revealed the story was fabricated by the alleged victim, police said. The Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon around 5 p.m. when Mitchell Dutz told police with the Fulton County Sheriff's Departmen
Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel; U of I Professor fired for fake grant; Books of the year
On the 21st: Jim Angel has been watching our state’s weather and climate for more than twenty years as Illinois’ State Climatologist. During that time, the climate has changed - and it’s going to change at an even greater rate going forward. He is retiring after serving in his role for 21 years - an
Report: 9% of Frontier Community College students repaying loans are in default
Out of 33 Frontier Community College students repaying loans in 2015, 3 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education. That gives the two-year public school in Fairfield a default rate of 9 percent for that year – 5 percentage points lower than in 2014 and
Loved Ones Pushing to Build Shelter in Honor of Fairfield Teen
The friends and family of a teen whose remains were found at a farm in Wayne County are finding a way to honor her. Megan Nichols went missing July 3rd, 2014 from Fairfield, Illinois.
Illinois hunter kills possible record-breaking buck
Illinois hunter Keith Szableswki’s massive buck may break the record for the most countable points in the country. Check out the full story from WSIL TV 3 here.
Amber Alert issued after thieves steal car with 13-month-old in backseat in Illinois
FARMINGTON, ILL. (KMOV.com) - An Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon after a group of men stole a car with a infant inside at a gas station in Farmington, Illinois. Police said 13-month-old Bentley Dutz was in the backseat of a gold 2000 Ford Taurus with Illinois license plates AT70987 when th
51-point buck bagged in Illinois may beat out Tennessee hunter's national title
Over 900,000 white-tailed deer and bucks bound through Tennessee's hunting grounds. The size of its deer herds is complemented by the fact that the state is also home to the record for the largest buck ever bagged nationally.
Editorial: Make Illinois pot law model for nation
After a majority of statewide candidates we spoke with before the Nov. 6 election told us they supported legalizing recreational marijuana, we shared a Detroit Free Press editorial here that urged Michigan voters to make recreational pot legal there. Our goal was to provide readers a taste of a deba
Sluggish start derails Bucs at Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — After enduring a nightmarish trip just to get to Champaign, the ETSU men’s basketball team could not overcome a sluggish start as Illinois defeated the Buccaneers 73-55 on Saturday afternoon inside the State Farm Center.
Illinois Hunter Kills Deer, May Be the Largest Ever Shot in United States
An Illinois hunter may have set a new record for the largest deer killed in the country. Keith Szableswki killed a deer in mid-November in Williamson County. Conservation officers told him that the buck is 7 to 9 years old, weighs around 265 pounds, and could have as many as 51 scoreable points.
Univ of Illinois fires professor over phony research
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has fired a professor who was accused of falsifying research. Fei Wang worked in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He has been at the university since 2005 and was granted tenure in 2012.
CITY OF FAIRFIELD: What good is a rainy day?
City Of Fairfield issued the following announcement on Dec. 1. What good is a rainy day? It’s good to raise funds to send kids to Camp Kern in Warren County by participating in the Annual Arctic Dash. Firefighters Kyle Schauer, Eric Burden, Jason Taulbee & Tom Wagner ran the event.