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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Santa Powers, Activate!
Santa Powers, Activate!
Santa greets families that came out for the annual lighting ceremony on the courthouse lawn during the Robinson Christmas Magic celebration Friday. In addition to the lighted parade, Santa's arrival and other downtown fun for the weekend, a synthetic skating rink was new this year and drew many festival-goers to try it out. (Randy Harrison photo)

Merger petition OK'd for ballot
The petition for the consolidation of the Hutsonville Unit 1 and Palestine Unit 2 school districts has been approved the the State Superintendent of Schools and can now be placed on the March 2018 ballot.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Veteran's Day is about honoring those men and women who heard the musket fire and bugle call, and were fortunate enough to return home. This year marks the 50th anniversary of heroism a 21-year-old soldier demonstrated while serving in Vietnam which earned him America's most prestigious medal.


Local News

CMH helping with helmets
Crawford Memorial Hospital is practicing "preventative medicine" with a donation that will protect local high-school football players from concussions.
• Claypool Foundation gives $41K to groups
• Hutsonville board extends electrical aggregation contract to 2020
• City council oks Pepsi agreement
• City takes steps to prepare for Pepsi project

Sports
Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

Five RHS athletes receive All-LIC honors
A handful of Robinson High School athletes were recognized recently for their achievements by being named to one of the All-Little Illini Conference teams in their respective fall sports.

Three Lady Maroons were named to the All-LIC volleyball teams, while a pair of Maroons made the All-LIC football teams.

• Lady Panthers suffer first loss of season at Marshall, 67-43
• Lady Pioneers drop non-conference game at Chrisman, 27-14
• LTC baseball players sign with 4-year schools
• Short-handed Lady Maroons drop non-conference game to Newton, 43-16

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

2014 merger study should have been 'discarded'
Editor:

The article, "Unit 1, 3 residents have their say on consolidation" (Oct. 24 Daily News), gave incorrect information on what I said. It is true that I was on the Committee of Ten in 2002. However, the information I used was from the more recent feasibility study, the one presented in 2014, when I was a member of the Palestine Unit 3 Board of Education.
• Newspaper is a 'homemade' gift
• Congratulations on cemetery restoration
• Laswell lesson: Step out of comfort zone
• 'I gotta be me,' unless someone else is

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