A local business suffered thousands of dollars in damage in a fire Friday. Trimble Industries pallet factory on Illinois Route 1A north of Robinson was destroyed by the blaze reported shortly after noon, Robinson Fire Chief Travis Miller said. No one was injured but Miller estimated the loss at $100,000. The cause is unknown, but employees said they first...
A service provided by the city of Robinson has been met with confusion and a lot of phone calls by residents to city officials. Every week the city provides limited service to residents for disposal of tree branches, yard and garden waste and lawn trimmings with a curb pick-up service. But similar to all services, there are guidelines residents must follow...
Authorities are still investigating an apparent suicide that happened in the New Hebron area Wednesday morning. Aaron Harper, 40, was found dead at his residence, 10803 E. 775th Ave, Robinson, around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday.
Crawford County voters will not get to weigh in on whether cannabis dispensaries should be allowed in unincorporated parts of the county.
The Crawford County Board Thursday voted 5-4 against putting an advisory referendum on the matter on the March primary ballot. Some board members wanted to give the public the opportunity to make clear their opinion on the issue, but others pointed out that, as elected representatives, it is their duty to decide on such things.
Monday, October 14, 2019
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Robinson High School senior Emmma Goff goes after a player on the sophomore flag football team during powder puff football games at RHS Wednesday. The annual games are part of homecoming week. The Maroons take on Lawrenceville in the homecoming football game at 7 p.m. Friday. The homecoming dance is Saturday with the queen coronation at 9:30 p.m. (Randy Harrison photo)
Scores were not where Robinson High School's golf team would have liked Monday (Sept. 30) and the end result was a sixth-place finish at the Little Illini Conference Tournament at Oak Glen Golf Course in Stoy.
The Maroons finished the 18-hole tournament with a team score of 368, which placed them ahead of only Marshall, who came in with a 376. Lawrenceville-Red Hill won the tournament with a score of 323, while Olney (330), Paris (333), Flora (354) and Casey-Westfield (365) rounded out the top-five.
Sorting facts from opinions is relatively easy if you have them presented in a way that is not intended to mislead you. The trouble is those presenting, on both sides, have an agenda. They believe something, or they work for someone, or they want you to think a certain way.
In a way we all work for the same big boss - America. This is our country and we are citizens, which requires certain things of us. One of those things is to not be fooled by someone trying to mislead us. That is not partisan, that is universal.