When you mix some chemicals with water (above), they build up gas and can't be contained. Seventh-graders learned about this concept during the Science Safari held in the Robinson Community Center Thursday, and sponsored by local companies and the University of Illinois Extension Service.
About 70 Robinson High School students rang in the new year performing in Tampa, Fla. Members of the RHS Marching Maroons traveled to Tampa to participate in the 2019 Outback Bowl. They were accompanied by band director Justin Murray, colorguard director Jessica Cheesman, their fellow Robinson Unit 2 staff members Chris Jansen, Andrew Flynn and Dan...
The elusive white Great Pyrenees, Vixen, has been caught and is receiving love and care. "It was a Christmas miracle," said Crawford County Animal Control Officer Denise McKinney. For almost three months the agency has been working to catch a large-breed white dog running loose along Illinois Route 1 near Gordon Junction.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning the public that a winter storm arriving this evening will make travel a challenge throughout much of Illinois, with some areas to the north possibly receiving up to 8 inches of snow. Everywhere, motorists should be prepared for high winds and colder temperatures persisting through the weekend, causing drifting and icing even on treated surfaces.
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Two sledders make their way up the sledding hill at Washington Park Saturday. Dozens of local residents descended on the park following the first major snowfall of the winter. They might be in for a repeat this weekend, with up to two more inches expected by Saturday and a drop in temperatures ensuring it will stick around a while. (Randy Harrison photo)
The rematch went much like the initial meeting between county rivals.
Oblong and Palestine-Hutsonville's girls' basketball teams met for the second time this season and the outcome Monday night (Jan. 14) was very similar to their first meeting.
The Lady Panthers jumped out to a big lead early and cruised to a 45-15 win over the Lady Pioneers in their opening round game of the Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division Tournament at Martinsville.
It was the fifth straight win for the third-seeded Lady Panthers, while the sixth-seeded Lady Pioneers are still looking for their first victory of the season.
I am a resident of Crawford County. I have a bachelor's degree in psychology and am currently working on a master of science degree in counseling at Indiana State University.
I care about mental health issues, which is why I wanted to share some thoughts from a couple - my parents, Clint and Micky Batcheller, who have beaten the odds and will be celebrating 50 years of marriage this year.