Sparks flew at the Grayville City Council meeting Monday night when City Attorney Jay Waldon lost his usually cool demeanor after a visitor claimed members of the council had advised him to take the animals he had trapped on his property to the country and shoot them.

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Education amongst the people of Edwards County should be a key factor in the decision of whether the county should upgrade its health office to a health department, according to the Edwards County Farm Bureau.

Terrence L. Easton, Jr., 35 of Princeton, Ind. has been arrested in Edwards County on a Class-3 felony charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The charge against Easton was filed March 2 with his arrest logged on March 23. Bond in Easton's case has been set at $20,000 w…

Monday night, the Edwards County Community School District Unit #1 discussed the return to in-school instruction of all students who are currently remote learning, with the exception of those cleared by a doctor as medically fragile, or who live with someone who is medically fragile.

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In an unexpected move, the Grayville City Council did not approve an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance (No. 908) addressing a zoning permit request for the installation and operation of a furnace at the residence (R-2 Zoning District) of David Munsey at 225 West Sycamore Street for a pet cre…

The Edwards County Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors elected to purchase radio repeaters to ease pager and radio problems the service has endured in West Salem.

At Monday’s Grayville City Council meeting, Gas Commissioner Donovan Baldwin requested the City consider adding the placement of the Eternal Fame that resides outside the current Grayville Police Department building to the next City Council meeting agenda. It has been brought to his attentio…

Fairfield Memorial Hospital has postponed their March 3 rd COVID vaccination clinic to March 4 th due to delays in shipments to the Illinois National Guard. No changes in the March 5 th COVID vaccination clinic are anticipated at this time. With this delay, FMH has also been notified that th…

On April 5, the Edwards County Board of Commissioners will be voting on two new county-wide ordinances for Edwards County - the first new ordinances seen in the county in at least 15 years, according to brief research.

The passing of a long-time member of the Albion City Council in mid-February led to confusion during a vote on the sale of hard liquor in within the city’s gas stations during the council’s March regular session Monday night.

The Edwards County Board of Commissioners heard an update on the county’s COVID-19 numbers during their March regular session Monday afternoon.

It was shared with the Browns Village Board on Monday night that the ongoing search for a replacement attorney - due to Paul Bishop’s current inactive status - might potentially be at an end.

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A public hearing preceded the regular scheduled Grayville City Council meeting on Monday, where resident Terry Haywood spoke against an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance (No. 908) addressing a zoning permit request for 225 West Sycamore Street.

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A Grayville man was seriously injured last Friday night after being stabbed repeatedly during an altercation in front of a residence on East Spring Street in Grayville.

Last Wednesday, the Grayville Community Unit School District #1 Board of Education met at the Junior/Senior High for their monthly meeting and approved the separation of The Herd into two separate entities, a Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) and a Sports Booster.

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Members of the Edwards County School Board expressed support for allowing students to have a Homecoming Dance and Prom this year during their February regular meeting Monday night.

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A winter storm crisis in Texas could have catastrophic effects throughout the entire American Midwest, and may boost the cost of heating homes throughout the country’s heartland, including southern Illinois.