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The First Baptist Church of Albion youth group will be collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. in the church parking lot for our annual Trick or Eat event.

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Halloween is right around the corner! The staff of Fairfield Memorial Hospital wants everyone to have a safe, but fun time! Fairfield Memorial Hospital's Radiology Department will be available the evenings of Oct. 30 and 31 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., for anyone that would like to bring their …

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The Edwards County Farm Bureau recently donated to the Grayville FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience grant program. This grant program allows students to purchase items needed to start a SAE project. The Farm Bureau is proud to support the future of our community and local FFA program. Pi…

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Honor Roll3rd grade:Banks ArnoldLandon BowlandBenjamin BrileySavannah HowellBenjamin KelseyRilee ReynoldsMason StoverDestini Sussen4th grade:Lucian Biggins-BoysterJohn CoxElijah FolsomConnor Milligan5th grade:Killian HutchcraftDaniel Smith6th grade:Bradyn FoxNevaeh KisseeXander Kurtz7th grad…

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The Wabash County Health Department, in conjunction with the Edwards County Health Office, Tri-State Food Bank, the Edwards County FFA and Edwards County Farm Bureau will be offering 200 produce and dairy boxes FREE to anyone who wants one. 

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The Bone Gap Christian Church’s 134th Anniversary and Revival services will be held Friday, Nov. 6 at 7-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7-8 p.m. and will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 8 with a potluck dinner after morning services.

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Pray for America: pray that God will turn people’s hearts towards Himself and that He will be glorified. This week, please take a day to pray for our country’s and our church’s election of leaders. The national election and our church election are both coming up the first part of November.

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Smiling eyes all around, we worshiped at church during our song service under the direction of Gabriella Spencer, Brad Schroeder and Linda Bova as our accompanist. Denise Schroeder ran the media, Steve Morgan took our temps.  Joe Miller led our Communion devotion, citing Luke 8: 22-25 as his…

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The congregation of Ellery Christian Church met on Sunday, Oct. 25. Betty Green and Janice Anniss had special readings and everyone wished Janet and Burl a Happy Anniversary for tomorrow. Christian’s message was based on Exodus 20:1-17. He gave his listeners an overview of the Ten Commandmen…

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Greetings from The First Christian Church in Albion. We are on the corner of 4th and Elm Streets. All are welcome to come in and join us. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. for those that are comfortable in attending and Church services begin at 10 a.m. Children’s church and nursery are available. S…

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No matter what is happening in the world there will always be a need for nurses. Becoming a nurse is very rewarding with a variety of career opportunities, great benefits, and job security. If you wish to join this exciting field, applications are now open for Frontier Community College’s nu…

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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. 

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Each year, Fairfield Memorial Hospital recognizes and appreciates all veterans who have fought for our freedom. Therefore, in honor of their service, Fairfield Memorial Hospital wishes to offer a free complimentary lunch for any Veteran who would like to join on Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. until 1:…

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Wabash Valley College will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 3, in observance of Election Day. There will be no classes and all offices will be closed on Tuesday. Small World will also be closed. The Red Café will be open under revised hours for the day; the Café will not serve breakfast but will open…

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If you are interested in obtaining your Illinois Concealed Carry License, why not enroll in the next Concealed Carry course being offered by Illinois Eastern Community Colleges which will be offered at Wabash Valley College at the Advanced Technology Center on Thursday and Friday nights, Nov…

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The Church here at First Christian met together, masked, socially distanced and with smiling eyes! Bob Beckman led in the morning song service. Brad Schroeder, elder, led in the devotion for gathering around the Lord's Table for Communion, entitled "The Bridge,” meaning that is something tha…

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A nice group gathered at Ellery Christian this week. As a prayer of praise, Jean Chalcraft with her daughter Janet, graced the congregation with their beautiful smiles! Jean had not been able to attend services in nearly a year! The congregation sang to Janet for her birthday as a special. G…

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Greetings from The First Christian Church in Albion. We are on the corner of 4th and Elm Streets. All are welcome to come in and join us. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. for those that are comfortable in attending and Church services begin at 10 a.m. Children’s church and nursery are available. S…

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God blessed us with beautiful weather for Homecoming on Sunday. Some brought lawn chairs, some sat in their cars. It was different, but a great day. Probably the thing people missed the most was a wonderful meal. I remember at the “old” church, the tables were set up outside under the trees.

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Congratulations to the October Student of the Month, Tyler Trout! Tyler has been working really hard to keep up with his classes this year and we are very proud of him. For his efforts, he will receive a Starter Detail Kit; Car Wash gift bag from Super Clean Car Wash; Case Hat from Albion Eq…

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The 6th - 8th grade students at West Salem Grade School just concluded their first quarter of Accelerated Reading. These students were the top five in points earned for the nine week period, and are pictured with the stack of books they read. (L-R) Karmyn Duncan with 66.6 points; Levi Gill w…

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Due to the increased number of patients that we are treating in our hospital that are positive for COVID and in the interest of public safety, we have closed the FMH Cafe to the public until further notice as of Oct. 15.

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Edwards County 4-H Senior Federation Meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. outside the COUNTRY Financial Hall at the Edwards County Fairgrounds. If weather does not permit an outside meeting, it move inside with social distancing and masks. All high school age 4-H memb…

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According to Edwards County Clerk Mary Beth Smith, property taxes were mailed last week so be on the lookout. Due dates are Nov. 10 and Dec. 10. Of note, the County has a new tax collection program, so the Clerk’s Office request that residents be patient.  

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The Church here at First Christian met together, masked, socially distanced and with smiling eyes! Bob Beckman led in the morning song service. Brad Schroeder, elder, led in the devotion for gathering around the Lord's Table for Communion, entitled "The Bridge,” meaning that is something tha…

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Greetings from The First Christian Church in Albion. We are on the corner of 4th and Elm Streets. All are welcome to come in and join us. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. for those that are comfortable in attending and Church services begin at 10 a.m. Children’s church and nursery are available. S…

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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. 

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Christian Cullison’s message to the congregation of the Ellery Christian Church was taken from Proverbs 3:5-6 and Matthew 26:36-46. He continued his study on who Jesus is as he spoke on the “Trust of Christ.” God calls us to be faithful 100 percent of the time, not just when we are inside th…

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“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy n- think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me - p…

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Olney Central College is offering several fall mid-semester classes starting Oct. 16. Mid-semester courses are ideal for students who may have dropped a class this fall or for those who want to complete a course in just eight weeks.

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Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Ryan Gower is encouraging prospective students to apply to Frontier Community College, Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College or Wabash Valley College before Oct. 30. Students that apply before the priority deadline will be first in li…