As Lincoln Trail College nears the half-century mark, plans are afoot for some of the biggest changes there since the campus opened. On Thursday, the LTC Foundation board will vote on deeding 10 acres west of the baseball diamond to the college, increasing the size of the campus by 12 percent, President Ryan Gower told the Daily News.
Bitterly cold weather has had a chilling effect on area activities. Crawford and neighboring counties are under a National Weather Service wind chill warning through noon Thursday. A wind chill warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death...
January is National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month and the best defense is to be aware of your surroundings. When most people think of personal self defense the first thing that comes to mind is some type of martial arts and carrying lethal and non-lethal weapons to fend off a would be attacker, but according to experts the best personal defense is...
The Crawford County Health Department is offering pneumonia vaccinations and home colorectal cancer screening kits.
Special clinics are scheduled at the department for 8 to 11 a.m. Monday and March 25. No appointments are needed.
The pneumonia vaccine is recommended for individuals 65 and older who have not had a pneumonia shot within the last year. It is now recommended that two pneumonia doses be given one year apart. Most insurances are accepted.
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Students in Erica Blank's eighth-grade class at Palestine Grade School were recently visited by U of I Extension. They discussed nutrition in food, fat content and making healthy choices while passing around what appears to be a giant sponge. (Submitted photo)
There were highs and lows to the final weekend of the season for Lincoln Trail College's women's basketball team.
The Lady Statesmen scored a big victory on Senior Night Friday (March 1), but were then thumped on Saturday (March 2) by undefeated and NJCAA No. 1-ranked Wabash Valley College, 101-43, in their regular season finale.
Since I was a young girl, I've grown up and blossomed into a young woman with opportunities for success. At least, this is what other people may say. In my mind, I have struggled and am still struggling with being who I really want to be and feeling proud of my accomplishments.