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.
A lively, large crowd was on hand for last night's Robinson Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet, in which five individuals were recognized and rewarded for their services to the community.
The third in a series of town-hall meetings sponsored by the Hutsonville-Palestine Committee of Ten was more relaxed and conversational Tuesday night, after Monday night's frustration-filled and emotionally-charged questioning.
The votes have been counted, and we will have to wait a couple weeks for it to be official, but as it stands there will be no consolidation of the Hutsonville and Palestine schools.
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A donkey basketball player at Friday's game at Robinson High School tries to hang on to her steed's reigns as she makes a pass. Robinson high school students, faculty and local community members competed at last week's event. The donkeys proved difficult for both teams as all the games were low scoring, but some fantastic shooting thrilled everyone who attended. (Blake Nash Photo)
Tuesday's primary election went smoothly, according to Crawford County Clerk Fayrene Wright.
"Everything went really well," Wright said. The use of touchscreen voting equipment - a federal requirement because congressional races - always slows things down a bit, but overall election day came off without a hitch.