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."
The Village of Hutsonville is looking at updating their cannabis and synthetic drug laws and discussed a feral cat problem.
With the decriminalization of cannabis by the State of Illinois the village needs to update their ordinances accordingly. Robinson Police Chief Chad Weaver explained to the board how legalization of recreational cannabis works and how some changes to local ordinances are needed. "I hate to equate it to alcohol, but in this case it fits," said Weaver. "You can't have an open or unsealed container."
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Members of the Lincoln Trail College Statesman Singers perform "You Can Count on Me" for employees of the LTC student services office in recognition of all they do. It was the first stop for the group today as members performed singing Valentines around the community. (Randy Harrison photo)
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.