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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Decisions, Decisions
Decisions, Decisions
Author Phil Chalmers brought his "True Lies" speaking tour to Robinson High School Tuesday. Chalmers discussed how myths promoted by popular culture leads to destructive decisions by teenagers on a daily basis. Topics included substance abuse, teen violence, bullying, drunken driving and Internet safety. He also reminisced about his encounters with celebrities such as Dog the Bounty Hunter. (Randy Harrison photo)

Christmas-box program gets started here
Local residents have less than a month to prepare their shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

Robinson will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19.


Thursday, October 18, 2018

A Robinson High School alumnus has returned to his hometown with a surprising - and artistic - donation for local schools. Wynn Ritch, RHS Class of 1963, presented Robinson Unit 2 Superintendent Josh Quick, RHS principal Victoria McDonald and Lincoln Elementary School principal Kathy Bemont with three prints of classic Saturday Evening Post covers signed by...


Local News

Area community colleges' tax levies up because of projected higher EAV
Tax levies topped the agenda for the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Board Tuesday.

The Board of Trustees, meeting at the IECC West Richland Center, Noble, certified the district's tentative levies for the fiscal year ending June 30.
• Unit 2 to make case for local support at IASB convention
• Unit 3 board discusses education 'hall of fame'
• Unit 4 makes personnel moves
• Hutsonville board approves assignments

Sports
Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

NMS XC girls 8th, boys 15th at state
A history making season came to an end with yet another milestone for Nuttall Middle School's cross country teams.

Both NMS teams competed at the IESA Class 2A State Finals at Maxwell Park in Normal Saturday (Oct. 13) and fared well.

• RHS girls' tennis team 4th at Sectional, no players qualify for state
• RHS XC runs well at Peoria Heights
• OPH drops shootout at Cumberland, 44-32
• Maroons lose LIC game at Paris, 48-0

Insight & Opinion
Letters to the Editor | Guest Columns | Signs of Life

Reminder: Our policy on pre-election content
As has been the case for the past several election seasons, in the month before the Nov. 6 election, the Daily News is restricting political content on its news pages.

Readers are reminded that our policy on letters to the editor applies to all content - we can't allow material that supports or opposes one candidate or party over another, or that could be interpreted to do so.
• Clothing Center gets 'gross' donations
• Protecting children takes all we've got
• Supporting proposed county gun-rights action
• Reminder: There's more to life than politics

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