West Union residents celebrated the 50th anniversary of West Union Community Club's pancake breakfast with hot cakes and biscuits and gravy at the village community building Saturday. The West Union District Library also conducted a book fair for kids in the community building during the breakfast. (Randy Harrison photo)
Miss Crawford County Fair Queen MaryAnn Catt made a good showing at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs held its 110th annual convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, this past weekend. "I did have a great time over the weekend," said Catt. "I had the opportunity to meet so many wonderful girls, learn more about our state, and more...
Two nearby Indiana employers are laying off employees and shutting down operations. Hoosier Energy will retire its coal-fired Merom Generating Station in Sullivan County in 2023 as part of a new long-range resource plan. Meanwhile, Sunrise Coal LLC in Carlisle has stopped production.
An award-winning restaurant and destination site is changing ownership after 10 years in business. The Wabash Coffee House in Hutsonville changed owners last month as former owners Charles "Chuck" and Jackie Eckert turned over the keys to Ashley and Neal Newlin.
My name is Clinton Gortney. Along with my wife and family, I often come to the Robinson area to visit my wife's mother, who lives in Oblong. We live in Florida.
A couple of days after Christmas, we were shopping on the square in Robinson and planned to meet at the Mexican restaurant, a favorite of ours. My wife and daughter drove to the restaurant, and I decided to walk there. After all, it was only a block from the Heath store.