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Rotarian Don Kensell was program chair for last Monday’s Rotary meeting and he introduced his guest, Jason Johnson. Johnson told Rotarians about the new business in Mount Carmel that he and his partner, Jeffrey Feidt, recently opened in the historic Daily Register building. 

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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 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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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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Wabash Valley College has been awarded an Illinois Green Economy Network’s sub-award for its proposed solar project at the college’s Industrial Studies building. The college has been awarded $150,597 to complete the project.

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The Annual Albion Chowder will be held this year with some adjustments. The event will be drive through only and there will be signs posted to show the flow of traffic. Also this year, the Chowder will be bulk sales (by the gallon) only in prefilled containers. Please do not bring your own c…

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The Carmi Elks Lodge #1652 is having their ElksFest this weekend, Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10. We will have a chili cook-off and corn hole tournament on Saturday and food vendors and bands both Friday and Saturday!  

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The Hope Center is partnering with Cusumano and Sons and will be passing out 50 free produce and 50 free dairy boxes Wednesday, Oct. 14 to Edwards County (only) residents that private message Steve Smith on Facebook or call 618-445-2065 that they want a box. These boxes will be first come, f…

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The Guardian Center is gearing up for 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 of Saturday, Oct.…

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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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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…

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital resumed our Monthly Support Groups in July 2020 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 …

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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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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 …

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

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The Guardian Center is gearing up for 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 of Saturday, Oct.…

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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.

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The Carmi Elks Lodge #1652 is having their ElksFest on Oct. 9-10. We will have a chili cook-off and corn hole tournament on Saturday and food vendors and bands both Friday and Saturday!  

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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.

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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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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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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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Patrece Dayton, news anchor at WTHI Terre Haute, presented a Golden Apple Award to teacher Erin Hardy on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Erin is a 2nd grade teacher at Richland County Elementary School and just began her 16th year at RCES. Erin is a native of Edwards County where she still resides. Typi…