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Monday, November 19, 2018
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Centennial Salute
Centennial Salute
Honor Guard members from the Robinson VFW 4549 fired a 21 gun salute and played Taps in honor to close the Veteran's Day service at the Robinson American Legion Post 69 Monday. Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918. (Tom Compton photo)

Santa arrives Friday at fest
Santa makes his first Crawford County appearance Friday evening in Robinson, as the Christmas Magic Festival kicks off the holiday season.

The festival kicks off Friday evening starting at 4. There will be decorated booths with food, games, drinks, face painting, bonfires, and Christmas merchandise for early shopping.

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Village of Hutsonville Tuesday night recognized its new police officer, discussed increased water rates and heard reports on nuisance properties. Julie Kraemer has been officially recognized by the Village of Hutsonville as a part-time police officer. Kraemer, who is the Hutsonville School District superintendent, recently graduated second in her class...

Local News

N. Lincoln culvert work could start after Thanksgiving
The Robinson City Council settled some old business Tuesday.

City Engineer Jeff Hillard announced that plans for the placement of a new culvert on North Lincoln are moving forward.

"The North Lincoln culvert was delivered today (Tuesday), and the plan is to start the project the Monday after Thanksgiving," Hillard said.
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Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

Statesmen pull away from Lake Land, 86-73
Solid play from start to finish kept Lincoln Trail College's men's basketball team unbeaten on the young season and earned the Statesmen a conference victory in the process.

The Statesmen played well early, then fell behind at halftime, only to put together a huge second half to pull away from visiting Lake Land College for an 86-73 win in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference opener for both teams (Nov. 14).

"It feels great to start (league play) with a win," LTC head coach Luke Stuckey said. "This was a really important win for our team. To not only win our first region game, but to win at home and defend our home court is huge for us."

• Lady Statesmen beat Lake Land, 71-57
• Lady Maroons beat Lady Pioneers, 39-23
• Lady Panthers fall at Casey-Westfield
• Lady Panthers rally past Red Hill, 46-39

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