Len Wells

The public library in Albion and the Frontier Community College library have been issued $5,000 grants through the Illinois Secretary of State’s “Back to the Books” program.  A $4,000 grant was issued to the Norris City Memorial Library.

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osbornJames Eugene Osborne, 69, of Grayville, Illinois, died April 15, 2014, at his home.   He was a truck driver and attended the Cowling Free Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Osborne; son Jeff (Shelly) Osborne, all of

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84-year-old former Grayville resident, Donald Lee Graham of Adamsville, TN died Monday, April 14 in Jackson, TN.  He had been the owner and operator of Graham Insurance and Real Estate  of Grayville and the president of Petro-Halogen Corporation,

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Deloris A Knight76-year-old former McLeansboro resident, Deloris A. Knight of Ina, IL died at 5:05 p.m. Monday, April 14 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon.  She retired from Hevi-Duty Electric in Mt. Vernon, IL.

Surviving are two daughters,

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A Freeze Warning is in effect from 1 a.m. – 9 a.m. Wednesday. Temperatures Wednesday morning are forecast to dip to as low as 27. New early season vegetation could be damaged or killed.

60-year-old Bernice D. Cole of Fairfield

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Keith Reid photo78-year-old Albion resident, Duane “Keith” Reid died at 8:06 a.m. Sunday, April 13 in Evansville. He had been an auctioneer and worked in real estate for 47 years.  He was a member of the Hermitage Lodge #356, the Ainad

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claro32-year-old Harrisburg resident, Pauline Catherine Claro died at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at her home. She had been a CNA.

Survivors include her mother, Dianna Schell of Summerfield, FL and father, Richard Claro of Alabama; a sister, Kimberly Davis

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Jack ArnwineJack H. Arnwine, 69, of Cisne, IL passed away at 8:00PM Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his home.  He was a Sales Territory Manager for Becker Underwood/BASF and previously taught at Cisne High School.  He was a member

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83-year-old Wayne City resident, Phyllis M. Breiling died at 11:56 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at her home. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include sons, David Squires of Wisconsin, Paul Squires of Albuquerque, NM and Joe Squires of Oilton, OK; daughters,

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The National Weather Service has issued a “Freeze Watch” from late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.  Temperatures are forecast to dip to as low as 28 in many areas of the region.  With little or no wind expected,

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