Hutsonville Grade School Principal Robin Karras leads a group of students from the bus to the building on their first day of school. Students across the county started school this week. (Tom Compton photo)
Officials of two ambulance companies hope a merger between United Life Care and Lakeside EMS will build upon ULC's tradition of service in Crawford County. It was announced last week that United was merging with Lakeside, a two-year-old service based in Effingham County. Andrew Hargrave, a co-owner in United since 2015, explained fellow co-owner Earl...
For some having your job become your life it is a curse, but for others, like Betty Tuttle, it has been a blessing that will be hard to give up. Finally, after more than 50 years in the paint business, Betty Tuttle, 80, "The Paint Lady," has decided to give up her job at Neihaus Home Center in Robinson. "It will be very difficult to give up," Betty said...
Hours of searching for a man wanted for robbing a Mt. Carmel Verizon Store along with three others came to an end about 8:10 Tuesday night. The search for the suspect, identified as Latrell S. Coe, 18, Indianapolis, began after authorities stopped a vehicle sought in connection with an 11:30 a.m. armed robbery the store at Ninth and Cherry, Mt. Carmel.
Just over a half dozen Crawford County athletes were recognized for their achievements on the diamond this past season by being named to one of the All-Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division teams.
In what turns out to be the final set of All-LOVC teams to be announced due to the conference dissolving, a total of seven players between Oblong and Hutsonville-Palestine received honors in either baseball or softball.
Last week following the shootings in Dayton and El Paso the media were screaming about "white nationalism." For those not knowing what that is, it's the identification with one's own nation and support for its interests to the exclusion of other nations. Essentially it means "America First."