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In a field southeast of Albion, Illinois, pilots from all over are certain to be taken aback by a message carved into a 100-acre field: 

Country Living News

A public hearing for the purpose of amending the Fiscal Year 2019 School Budget for Edwards County Community Unit School District #1, Counties of Edwards, Wabash, Wayne and Richland, State of Illinois, will be held on June 18, 2019 at 6:45 p.m.

The West Salem Development Association will host its 9th Annual Freedom Celebration 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, June 29. Both races will begin and end at the First Christian Church in West Salem, and all ages are welcome. This year’s event has an exciting addition in the form …

The West Salem Development Association will be selling t-shirts to commemorate the 2019 West Salem Freedom Celebration! The shirts are 50/50 poly/cotton blend and will be sports gray with a red and blue design. 

Sports

Members of the Albion Area Chamber of Commerce join the owners and staff of the Iron Jungle gym for its ribbon cutting on Saturday.

Following a two-game winning streak heading into postseason play, The Basketball Lions were ousted in the first round of Regionals Monday night.

With the senior pairing of interior players Justin Wallace and Martin Schmittler doing most of the heavy lifting on the offensive end, the Edwards County Basketball squad scored a seven-point victory over Red Hill in a late-season non-conference bout.

Coming off an emotionally draining loss to state-ranked Fairfield, The Basketball Lions of Edwards County dropped a close contest with out of conference foe Eldorado.