Earl Dean McKenzie, 83, of Norris City passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his residence. He was born on August 22, 1935 in White County, IL, the son of Jesse B. and Lois (Cummins) McKenzie. Earl married Jackie Brown on March 1, 1958 and she preceded him in death on July 8, 2018. Earl was a Petty Office Third Class in the Navy. He spent time stationed on the USS Essex as an Aviation Machinest Mate. He was a mechanic, retiring from Jeffries Mining Repair and spending 8 years working at the NCOE Bus Garage.
Dorothy Fern McMahon, 94, of Broughton, passed away at 10:57 a.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Hamilton County, IL on June 10, 1925 the daughter of Harry and Mary (Thompson) Mayberry. Dorothy married Alton “Lige” McMahon on November 7, 1942 and he preceded her in death on May 1, 1982. She was a grain and livestock farmer.
Nathan D. Baldwin, 41, of Norris City passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, IL. He was born in Carmi, IL on August 31, 1977 the son of Danny Ray and Myra D. (Chapman) Baldwin. Nathan had worked in Danville, IL as a fertilizer applicator, along with being a volunteer firefighter. He loved to fish and loved his faithful companions, his dog, Willow and cat, Chloe.
Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle, announces the addition of two new Troopers to District 19, which serves Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties. Trooper Katelyn Graham and Trooper Seth Dauber were assigned to District 19 Patrol following their graduation from the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield, Cadet Class 128. Both Troopers have completed their Field Training and are now assigned to patrol duties in District 19.
Elastec is proud to announce the receipt of the 2019 Governor’s Export Award for “Exporter Continuing Excellence.” Elastec is the largest manufacturer of environmental response equipment in North America with products in over 155 countries.