The Robinson High School Symphonic Band, under the direction of Keegan Tucker, took the audience at the Music in our Schools concert on a journey to Hollywood, performing an arrangement of songs from movies through the decades. (Tom Osborne photo)
A lively, large crowd was on hand for last night's Robinson Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet, in which five individuals were recognized and rewarded for their services to the community.
The third in a series of town-hall meetings sponsored by the Hutsonville-Palestine Committee of Ten was more relaxed and conversational Tuesday night, after Monday night's frustration-filled and emotionally-charged questioning.
Big things are happening at Lincoln Trail College. Two weeks ago, the Lincoln Trail College Foundation appropriated $165,000 for college projects that will be completed over the next six months. Foundation Executive Director Rod Harmon is excited about the trajectory he sees the College taking.
In the excitement of a heated or contested political race, campaigners sometimes forget the law governing "electioneering" near a polling place.
Electioneering is prohibited in all polling places and within 100 feet of any polling place. If the polling place is more than 100 feet inside a building, the 100 feet begins at the designated primary entrance to the building.
Since guns are all that's dominating the news right now I thought I would offer a few more things to think about. Particularly on the idea of concealed-carry in schools. Consider these when you think about the issue.