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Murbarger Murder Trial Set to Begin Tuesday

FAIRFIELD – The Wayne County jury trial of a 26-year-old man charged with the murder of his 15-year-old girlfriend nearly 10 years ago will kick off Tuesday morning with jury selection. Brodey Murbarger is accused of strangling and suffocating Megan Nichols to death in her Fairfield home on July 3, 2014, and later burying her

Brownstown Man Killed in Centralia Trench Collapse

CENTRALIA – Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon has released the name of the worker killed in a trench collapse Monday morning in Centralia. Cannon says 54-year-old Darrell McCammack, of rural Brownstown, was reportedly covered with dirt when one wall of the trench at East Kerr Street and North Poplar in Centralia collapsed. McCammack was pronounced

Trench Collapse Kills One, Injures Second in Centralia

CENTRALIA – One person was killed and another injured Monday morning in Centralia when a trench they were working in collapsed. Just before 10 a.m. police, fire, and EMS were dispatched to the corner of Kerr and Poplar on a report of a trench collapsing on two workers. Upon their arrival, first responders found one

Fire Damages Mt. Vernon Home Thursday

MT. VERNON – A Mt. Vernon home was damaged by a Thursday afternoon fire. According to fire officials, the home east of Mt. Vernon on Route 15 east of the airport was discovered when the occupants heard a large “pop” noise and found a five gallon bucket of cigarette butts was on fire. The bucket

Mt. Vernon Man’s Trial Date Confirmed in Child Porn Case

MT. VERNON – A possible confession could be introduced during a Tuesday jury trial in Jefferson County Court for a 26-year-old Mt. Vernon man charged with 20 counts of Class X felony possession of child pornography. Zachary E. Terry was arrested in May after Mt. Vernon police investigated a complaint of domestic violence. As a

Ferrell Hospital Welcomes Dr. Clay Ford to Harrisburg Family Medicine

HARRISBURG – Ferrell Hospital welcomes family medicine physician, Dr. Clay Ford, to Harrisburg Family Medicine. Dr. Ford will be joining Leslie Ferrell, FNP. Dr. Ford received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford. He completed residency in Family Medicine at Deaconess Health Systems located in Evansville, IN. He is board