Late night crashCrawford County Rescue Squad members check out the wreckage of a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis that flipped and crashed into a muddy field on County Road 450N, about a mile west of Hardinville about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. According to the Crawford County Sheriff's Department, Joseph Griggs, 41, rural Robinson, was eastbound when he ran off the road and traveled 142 feet before hitting a culvert and becoming airborne. The car crashed landed in the ditch 186 feet away, flipped and landed upside down another 25 feet farther east. Griggs, whose seat belt had to be cut off by Rescue, was taken to the hospital for treatment by United Life Care Ambulance. Oblong firefighters were also on the scene. Randy Harrison | Daily News
Even though sports are done for the school year thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, improvements to the athletic facilities at Lincoln Trail College continue to progress.
A little more than a year ago, the LTC Foundation donated 11 acres of land west of the baseball diamond to allow for the addition of two soccer fields to house the LTC women's team and the soon-to-debut men's team, as well as a softball diamond to bring the LTC softball team back to campus after utilizing the Robinson City Park as home for many years.
Statesmen Park - which is the name for the entire complex - broke ground last May and hit some snags along the way, which prevented soccer fields from being completed in time to play on during the fall season.
Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday issued a "Stay at Home" order throughout Illinois, directing all residents to stay home except to conduct essential business, and all non-essential businesses to stop operations.