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.
Only a select few basketball programs in the state of Illinois can boast they are among the leaders in all-time wins, but Robinson High School can consider themselves among that class. The Maroons posted their 1,500th win in program history Friday night, thanks to a 51-28 conquest of Flora in Little Illini Conference action.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Department is investigating how a reported stolen vehicle ended up in Hutson Creek at the bridge along Illinois Route 1 this morning. According to reports, sheriff's deputies responded to a call of an injured woman and stolen vehicle at 12985 N. State Highway 1, around 2:09 a.m. Sunday.
Tractor-trailers will no longer be allowed to park overnight in residential areas of the Village of Hutsonville.
After discussion the issue for several months, village trustees voted to prohibit parking semis in residential areas - tractors, trailers or both - unless they are inside a covered and enclosed building. Semis may park in commercial areas or at the parking lot next to the bridge when space allows.
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Coloring for Health
Last Saturday Wal-Mart in Robinson was offering health screenings and promoting healthy lifestyle choices. These two children learned about healthy food choices though activities like coloring and games. It is recommended you consult with a medical professional before making any significant lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. (Tom Compton photo)
It was a tale of two days for Robinson High School's wrestling team at Abe's Rumble in Springfield over the weekend.
Following a competitive day on Friday that did not net them any wins, the Maroons responded with four wins on Saturday to claim the consolation championship and finish the two-day event with a 4-4 record.
Remember as a teen when you devised a strategy to convince your old man to let you have the family car to go on a date Saturday night? You we're lobbying, trying to get what you wanted. We're all lobbyists.