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Wayne Co. Republicans Hold Lincoln Day Dinner

Wayne County Republicans gathered last night at Willow Creek for their Lincoln Day Dinner. Attendees enjoyed a dinner, catered by Bare Bones BBQ (Matt Kinney). Candidates at the national, state and local level provided remarks. […]

Potential Severe Weather Next Week

National Weather Service Officials are calling for a warmup with potential record highs Tuesday and Wednesday next week. Looking at the temperature readings for those days, weather service officials are calling for temperatures to be […]


Lois A. Wood, 91, Grayville

Lois A. Wood, 91, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Meadowbrook Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Grayville. She was born September 24, 1932, in Grayville, the daughter of Fred and Veda (Vaupel) […]

Brett Shaw, 52, of Albion

Brett Shaw, 52, of Albion, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at his residence surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on February 13, 1972 in Centralia, Illinois, the son […]

Gary Ray Vallette, 86, of Albion

Gary Ray Vallette, 86, of Albion, Illinois passed away on Tuesday February 20, 2024. He was born November 2, 1937 in Albion, Illinois, to Wilbur and Kathleen Vallette. Gary married Lovell Leib on April 20, […]

Walter D “Pat” Bailey, 92, Fairfield

92 year old Fairfield resident, Walter D.“Pat” Bailey passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.   Pat was born on July 14, 1931 to Ralley and Tess (Thomason) Bailey in Sims, Illinois. […]