Building boxes out of plastic squares to make a house for dinosaurs may seem childish, but to a three-year-old it is fun, play, imagination and adventure, to teachers and aides at Storybrooke Preschool it is a way to evaluate motor skills and a child's ability to learn. Storybrooke Preschool has a new home and bright future on the campus of Lincoln Trail...
For years, Larry Gullett was a fixture of the Daily News. Seated at his desk next to the entrance, he was as common a sight as the blue newspaper box just outside the front door. Gullett worked for the newspaper for 53 years before retiring at the age of 70 in May 2008. "I never planned on staying longer than anyone else," he said at the time. "I just...
On Park District Conservation Day at the Illinois State Fair, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching. House Bill 4231 permits hunters to wear blaze pink clothing in addition to blaze orange. Both colors of clothing are equally visible to the human eye, however, deer are...
A man instrumental in the creation of the Robinson Enterprise Zone and the development of the city's parks has died.
Robert Berty, 81, a civic, business and economic development leader here for 50 years, died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, following several weeks of failing health.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 12, 2018 13:49
No float was necessary for the organization Balloons by Valley, who walked through the Palestine Labor Day parade wearing designed balloon outfits. This young lady chose to dress as a cupcake for the event, which featured 150 organizations riding in the annual weekend tradition. (Blake Nash photo)
The Clothing Center Workshop, a Matthew: 25 Ministry, on Outer East Main Street, was founded in 1966 by the Robinson Lions Club (and is still supported by the Lions Club). Since its founding, it has been operated in several different locations due to such things as availability, cost, expanding business, and various other factors. The current dilemma, expanding business, is the subject matter of this letter.