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Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Bill Tribe who will be 65 years old on Sept. 19! Anyone wanting to wish him well should stop by Herschel Johnson Imp., Monday through Friday. 

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Sebastian Locey celebrated his 3rd birthday on Sept. 16. Happy Birthday, Sebastian!

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The Guardian Center is looking for companies to sponsor their Annual Candy Corn Run. Proceeds will benefit the children of Crawford, Edwards, Gallatin, Lawrence, Richland, Saline, Wabash and White counties. The event will start and finish at the First Christian Church in Carmi on the morning…

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Attention farmers, farm families, and farmhands! Make plans to join the Edwards County Farm Bureau, Gavilon Grain - Browns and Citizens National Bank of Albion for an appreciation meal.

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The Edwards County Soil and Water Conservation District will be having their annual fall fish sale. All orders, including carp, must be received by Oct. 7. Delivery will be Oct. 22 at noon. Quantities are limited.

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As much as Frontier Community College wanted to open its facilities to the public on September 14, due to rising COVID numbers, we have decided to remain closed. The new re-opening date has yet to be determined. Our number one concern is the safety of students, faculty, staff, and the commun…

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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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Due to the holiday, I guess I’m a week behind (my excuse). On Sunday, Sept. 5, Mr. Tom spoke on “I am the Resurrection and the Life” from John 11:25-26. Were you ever frustrated when God didn’t show up when you needed help - at least, that is what you thought? Jesus does offer us hope for a …

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We met back in the church sanctuary today with all the safety precautions! So great to see familiar eyes and smiley eyes! Our song leader, Gabriella Spencer, led us in a couple of songs, Brad Schroeder accompanied on drums and Linda Bova accompanied on the clavinova. It felt and sounded so 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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Ellery Christian Church celebrated its 132nd Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 13. A nice crowd attended the church service. Roger Beadles was in charge of the program and the congregation was treated to a video montage of past programs as well as the Centennial Celebration held in 1988. Folks enj…

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“Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2

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Juanita Broster turned 90 on Sept. 6. Happy Birthday, Juanita!

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A nice group gathered for the church service at Ellery Christian this week. The message was from Matthew 4:1-11 and studied the temptation of Christ. Christian used this story to illustrate the tremendous patience Christ had while dealing with the Devil. While God the Father had the ability …

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The delay in releasing the spring semester honors list was necessitated by several factors: classes had to be completed by becoming online classes; also, students enrolled in internship classes were unable to complete those classes until the end of the summer. 

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We had our virtual church service again today. Linda Bova played some great music. Joe miller gave the Communion devotion from John 6: 35-40. Bob Beckman preached from Romans 1: 1-17 about "When Grace Comes to Town.”

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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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Want to learn more about how to register to vote? Want to learn where to go to vote? Want to learn more about vote by mail or early voting? Want to talk with people who share your values and pick up a few yard signs? Want to hear candidates share their ideas about how to improve our lives an…

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The Edwards County Soil and Water Conservation District will be having their annual fall fish sale. All orders, including carp, must be received by Oct. 7. Delivery will be Oct. 22 at noon.

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Thanks to new safety procedures and advanced cleaning techniques, Frontier Community College has been able to welcome students back on campus for face-to-face instruction. This has been made possible by classroom remodeling, completed thanks to grant money received by the college to assist w…

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Area residents will have an opportunity to learn basic principles of safe hunting at a Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education Course. Hosted by the Edward’s County Farm Bureau and sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension and Edwards Sportsmen’s Club, the free class will be…

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital resumed our Monthly Support Groups in July as we realize that people in our communities need support now more than ever to deal with their chronic conditions in addition to the pandemic that is globally effecting everyone. Social distancing requirements will still…

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This thrilling story of a daughter of America’s foremost industrialist, John D. Rockefeller, is complete with money, mental illness and opera divas-and a woman who strove for independence to make her own choices. Rejecting the limited gender role carved out for her by her father and society,…

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Outstanding students at Olney Central College have been named to the Chief Executive Officer’s, President’s and Dean’s Lists for Spring Semester 2020.

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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 Ellery Christian Church had a large crowd attend services on Aug. 30.  Verlene Lowe had Jane and Austin with her as guests and Dillan Bunnage and his fiance Kate attended with his parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The congregation sang to Dawn Bunnage, Lois Fewkes and Christi…

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Worshipping virtually once again this Sunday. Linda Bova played a beautiful prelude. Rob Spencer gave the Communion devotion from Joshua 1:9. Bob Beckman preached from II Samuel 22:23-33 and Psalms 18:29, entitled "Like David, We Can Leap Over a Wall!”

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Yes, there is going to be collecting of Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes in 2020! Even in the midst of a pandemic, Samaritan’s Purse is not stopping their ministry projects. The projects are needed now more than ever! Precautions will be taken. We, on the local level, should continue to f…

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Those having birthdays this week are: Harper Longbons, Kinley Arnold, Martin Schmittler, Kathy Pittman, Joyce Snidle, Nieta Fewkes, Todd Hortin, Nancy Bunting and Nixie Hnetkovsky. Those celebrating wedding anniversaries this week are: Steve and Rebecca Greathouse, Donovan and Barb Hocking, …

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