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Cross Street concert brings crowd downtown Saturday

Cross Street Station was filled with residents who were ready to eat and listen to music Saturday evening. The event is the 2nd in a series of concerts at the station. Rob Whisenhunt performed …

Terre Haute executions on hold

The first federal execution since 2003, scheduled for Monday at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, was blocked by the courts for the second time just hours before it was to occur.

How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?

By TOM OSBORNEDaily NewsHow risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?There is some risk, but health officials say there are precautions you can take to minimize the chances you’ll be …

Playground equipment, software among top Mary Heath grant items

The Mary Heath Foundation this week awarded 11 grants, totalling $112,576, to area organizations for a variety of items.

Two more COVID-19 cases here

Two more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Crawford County.

State extends deadline for licenses, plate stickers another month

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses/ID cards and license plate stickers have been extended an additional month – from Oct. 1, 2020, to Nov. 1, 2020.

Seventy years later, local stars are still enjoying their 15 minutes of fame

Have you ever been in a movie? Seventy years ago several local children were in one that was filmed at the Robinson City Park.

Another COVID-19 case here

A 19th COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Crawford County.
Local news

Marshall City Band performs Friday

The Marshall City Band will perform a concert at 8 p.m. Friday on the east side of the Clark County Courthouse.The concert will include “The Klaxon.” “Light Cavalry Overture,” …

State VFW names first female commander

Illinois Veterans of Foreign Wars’ new state commander is the organization’s first female commander, as well as the first Afghanistan veteran to lead it. Laurie Emmer assumed command of the …

Lincoln museum welcomes 5 millionth visitor

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum welcomed its five millionth visitor with gifts, music and an appearance by Lincoln himself, just days after the museum reopened to the …

Courthouse news 07.15.20

Randa Leigh Curtis, 26, Oblong, and John Howard Curtis, 26, Bonnie, on wife’s petition of irreconcilable differences July 6. The couple married June 15, 2019. Linda Lee Miller-Culp, 74, …

NOW gets cash from 100 Women

Crawford County 100 Women Who Care recently gathered to present their largest donation to date. The group presented $7,250 to the First United Methodist Church NOW Program. The money has been …

Card Shower 7.15.20

Bob and Bev (Monk) Correll of Hutsonville will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 24. Bob and Bev are the proud parents of Aaron (Denise) and Aaric (Jodi) and grandparents of …
Schools
Beals among state principal group leaders

Nuttall Middle School principal Craig Beals has been retained as the Illinois Principals Association’s association treasurer for the 2020-21 school year.

Florkowski makes dean’s list

LTC's Boyce to head education caucus

Hutsonville Unit 1 hires attorney

Sports

Robinson 9U wins three of four over weekend

It was another solid weekend for Robinson’s 9-under travel baseball team, as they won three of four games over the weekend.On Saturday, Robinson split a doubleheader with Effingham St. Anthony, …

LTC men’s basketball finalizes talented 20-21 recruiting class

Maybe one of the most talented rosters in recent memory is set to take the floor for Lincoln Trail College’s men’s basketball team this winter. Now the big question is, will they be allowed to …

Robinson 11U goes 3-1 at Olney

What started out as a strong weekend ended on a sour note for Robinson’s 11-under travel baseball team. Robinson won each its first three games in a tournament at Olney over the weekend by the …
Life

Card shower to celebrate 90th birthday

The family of Murble Sauls of Robinson would like to honor him with a card shower in celebration of his 90th birthday on July 12. …
Matthew Jenkins

Jenkins wins scholarship

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation announces that Matthew Jenkins has been named the recipient of the 2020 Captain R. Dean and …

Meese and Illyes to wed

Kira Meese and Michael Illyes are having a July 25 wedding at 2:30 p.m. at Irene’s vineyard with a reception to follow. Kira is …
Crime

Police 07.15.20

July 9 Bradley J. Neer, 38, Lawrenceville, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Speeding and Illegal …