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The West Salem Board of Trustees heard some troubling news regarding their water loss issues during their October regular meeting Monday night.

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With the 2020 General Election less than a week away, Republican Adam Niemerg and Democrat John Spencer are wrapping up their respective campaigns for State Representative of Illinois’ 109th District.

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Brodey Ian Murbarger of Evansville, Indiana has been arrested in connection with the murder of his former girlfriend, Megan Nichols. Nichols, 15 was reported missing from her Fairfield, Illinois home in the early morning hours of July 3, 2014. More than three years later, the skeletal remain…

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It took less than 20 minutes of deliberation in executive session for the Albion City Council to hire a new full-time city police officer.

The Edwards County Board of Commissioners started discussion about a possible pay increase for county road district commissioners and clerks, as well as the possibility of consolidating Edwards County Road Districts 8 and 9.

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The Edwards County FFA program one of just 10 chapters nationally up for an award acknowledging their efforts to strengthen agriculture in their local community.

Adam Niemerg, Republican candidate for State Representative of Illinois’ 109th District, served as guest speaker for the Edwards County Republicans Monday night.

At the Grayville City Council meeting held on Monday, Mayor Travis Thompson announced it had been brought to his attention that residents of Grayville were curious as to why Trick-or-Treating for this year was set for Friday, Oct. 30 instead of Saturday, Oct. 31, Halloween night.

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At the Grayville City Council meeting held on Monday, Mayor Travis Thompson announced it had been brought to his attention that residents of Grayville were curious as to why Trick-or-Treating for this year was set for Friday, Oct. 30 instead of Saturday, Oct. 31, Halloween night.

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At the Edwards County Community School Unit School District #1 Board of Education regularly scheduled meeting last Monday, Edwards County High School FFA advisor, Michelle Wiseman, along with members Emma Wiseman and Rylan Robb, shared with the board that after filling out an award applicati…

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After a member of Governor JB Pritzker's staff tested positive for COVID-19, the governor and all other close contacts will self-isolate for a 14-day period, pursuant to state and federal public health guidelines.

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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will be hosting the 22nd Annual Conference on Illinois History Oct. 5-9 virtually. Session 18 on Oct. 8 will be a particularly interesting session, as it focuses on Edwards County: From Prairie to Progress: Women, the Land and Community in …

Clayton Andrew “Andy” Swanner, 35 of Crossville has entered a guilty but mentally ill plea to first degree murder in connection with the death of his mother following an arson fire at his home last fall.

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. 

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Judah First Band is an award-winning Christian band formed in 2015 from Mount Vernon. Coming from various musical styles, the divine placement of artists that make up the band create an addictive sound.  

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Members of the Edwards County Farm Bureau Board of Directors pose with Mary Miller, Republican candidate and ACTIVATOR endorsed candidate for the 15th Congressional District, after she accepted the endorsement of the Illinois Farm Bureau political involvement fund.  Pictured are Wayne Doelli…

Jaymie L. Wilkinson, 35 of Allendale was sentenced to prison last Friday after her probation in a methamphetamine possession case was revoked. In Edwards County Circuit Court, Wilkinson was sentenced to two years in prison on a Class-3 felony charge of unlawful possession of less than five g…

The question of whether Clint Loehrlein will get a new trial for the 2017 shooting death of Grayville native Sherry Lynn (McCarty) Loehrlein is now in the hands of the Indiana Supreme Court. Earlier, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that Loehrlein should get a new trial based on the allege…

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As the increase in COVID-19 cases in the Grayville community resulted in recent action by the Grayville City Council to grant executive powers to Mayor Travis Thompson, Mayor Thompson would like to assure the Grayville Community the safety of its residents is his top priority.  Because of th…

The Grayville Community Unit School District #1 Board of Education met last Wednesday and discussed remote learning and athletics, and how the two weren’t compatible. Furthermore, they lumped homeschool students in the same pigeonhole; incompatible with school-endorsed athletics.

At last week’s regular scheduled Grayville Community Unit School District #1 regular scheduled meeting, several topics were discussed, but the Ag Program at the school dominated the evening, with Michaela Greathouse taking the floor for the majority of the time.

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Mayor Travis Thompson announced that tonight’s Grayville City Council Special Meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. at Grayville City Hall, would address the upcoming Grayville Days agenda, as well as several items from the Executive Session held on Monday night.

Likely fueled by high school students attending a “mini prom” in Mount Carmel earlier this month, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wabash County has soared. As many as 30 individuals tested positive for the virus due to exposure at the event. “If you attended a “mini-prom” at the An…