Change is in the wind at New Hebron Christian School. It's literally flapping in the breeze. For the first time in years, the school's flag pole is in use. Recently refurbished through volunteer efforts, the pole was re-dedicated Monday when a new U.S. flag and a new school flag were hoisted aloft during a ceremony.
A local dentist has turned his 30 year collection of Oldsmobile cars and memorabilia into a museum in Robinson. Dr. Pat McMillan's first car was 1964 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88. He was 17, and the more he learned about the car and Oldsmobiles the more he fell in love. As time passed he became involved with the Oldsmobile Club of America, began collecting cars...
Tablets and other accessible items for inmates at the Crawford County Jail are paid through an inmates account. That is what the Crawford County Sheriff's Office felt compelled to say last week after erroneous reports that tablets, internet access, cable TV and E-cigarettes are bought with tax money surfaced.
Prison sentences were announced for four Crawford County residents Monday.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
April 18, 2018 14:02
Could Have Been Worse
A small fire can quickly turn into a big fire, especially if it goes unnoticed. A cigarette fire on a porch at 1001 N. Lincoln, Robinson, was noticed this morning by a neighbor who called 911. Robinson firefighters were quickly able to keep the small embers from becoming a roaring blaze. (Tom Compton photo)
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges' top official will be pulling double duty for a while.
IECC trustees, meeting Tuesday at Frontier Community College, Fairfield, appointed Chief Executive Officer Terry Bruce as interim chief finance officer and interim treasurer effective May 1. He will fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of CFO Roger Browning while a search is conducted to find a permanent replacement.
Balls were flying over the fence in Hutsonville like the wind was blowing out at Wrigley Field and the score reflected that in Wednesday (April 11)'s non-conference game between Crawford County foes.
Robinson and Hutsonville-Palestine combined to hit seven home runs and put 34 runs on the board, but the visiting Maroons got the better end of things, slugging five of those home runs on their way to a 24-10 victory.
As a long-time minister here in the Crawford/Lawrence County area I must write to report how troubling it is to many of us that more and more licenses and permits for beer and liquor are being granted so freely over our objections.