Tough competition resulted in just shy of a handful of Robinson High School wrestlers continuing their seasons over the weekend. Robinson was host for the IHSA Class 1A Regional Friday and Saturday and the Maroons managed to get four wrestlers to qualify for this weekend's Vandalia Sectional, while finishing fifth in the team standings.
The love of music has connected one Crawford County father and son and opened up opportunities they never expected. Damon Mitchell is no stranger to music. His family has been in the business for decades. He went to his first concert, where his father Max Mitchell was playing, when he was just six days old. "I'd like to think that is when it all began,"...
Tara Gallion has announced the cast for Lincoln Trail College's 2020 spring production, Matilda. Inspired by the twisted genius of author Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning musical "revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life."
Two Crawford County villages are the latest to apply for a share of Community Development Assistance Program money.
The Crawford County Board Thursday heard presentations on the needs of Hutsonville and Oblong from Shannon Woodard of the engineering firm of Connor and Connor.
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Giant vessels for Marathon's latest project arrived in Robinson Thursday. Moving the oversized items required closing streets and moving street signs and traffic signals out of the way. According to a Marathon spokesman, additional vessel components to enhance continued refinery operations will arrive next Thursday. (Randy Harrison photos)
A local building owner's renovation plans were approved by the Robinson City Council during Tuesday's meeting. Tuesday, City Treasurer Denise Jobe informed the council that Jason D. Waggoner submitted the application, which was later approved by the city's community development commitment.
I recall waiting up to hear if Eisenhower had been elected president. It was exciting because it was the first time I was allowed to stay up late. The radio announcer kept reminding the listeners that it was important to wait until all of the votes were counted and tabulated before the winner could be announced, and mentioned an earlier election in which Dewey was thought to have defeated Truman and how newspaper headlines saying as much got it wrong.