News

The Edwards County Community School Unit School District #1 Board of Education unanimously passed the final 2020-2021 budget projecting to end the school year in the positive by $14,600.

The Grayville City Council approved a zoning map change after a public hearing Monday night. 209 S. Court Street will change from a residential to commercial zone, allowing McPherson Outdoor, LLC to erect a 20-foot by 24-foot billboard structure. 

Country Living News

The Grayville FFA is trying to start an Alumni Program. An alumni member is someone who supports the FFA. This could be financially or by giving their time to help the FFA. To be a part of the Alumni Program, you need to be a high school graduate and there's no need to be a former FFA member.

The Grayville FFA is looking for local Veterans who are interested in being featured in a slideshow that would be presented on Facebook in honor of Veteran’s Day. We would need the Veteran’s name, years of service, branch of service and a picture. 

This Saturday, Sept. 26 beginning at 11 a.m. until noon, please join fellow prayer warriors for a Prayer March. Prayer warriors should meet at the downtown Carmi Library Gazebo, march a leisurely pace in prayer eastward along Main Street to the following prayer stations: 

Twenty-two Edwards County 4-H members had projects judged virtually for the Illinois State Fair General Projects Show. The Youth were picked from the virtual county general show in July as State Fair Delegates which made them eligible to exhibit their project at the State Fair. All qualifyin…

Sports

Alora Campbell with dad, Brian Campbell; Brynn Nesler with parents Jamie and Destiny Nesler; and Mia Thierauf with mom, Amanda Trusty celebrate Grayville Junior High School Volleyball Eighth Grade Recognition. 

Despite a 22-point showing from senior Valero L’Abbate, The Grayville Basketball team could not overcome a strong Evansville Day team last week.

With three first place and three second place performances across their high school, middle school and elementary divisions, the Edwards County Archery team put together a strong showing at the Edwards County Regional over the weekend.