Robinson Police Department K9 Officer Dex was gifted with a new garment recently, as he received body armor donated from a non-profit organization. According to a Facebook post posted by Sgt. Dan Strauch, the bullet and stab protective vest was donated from Vested Interest in K9's Inc. The organization based in Massachusetts provides vests, made in the...
With all the rain and storms we have had this spring and early summer imagine driving home after dark in the rain and suddenly hitting a section of road where water is rushing across from a flash flood. You can't stop in time and before you know it your car is washed off the road into a field or a bank bursting creek. You call 911 from you cell phone and...
Construction workers have been busy this week beginning the installation of the new South Cross mini park, which is situated in the vacant lot south of the Robinson Post Office. The new park will feature a mural which will be situation on the east end of the property in front of the Crawford County Jail, and a water feature will be placed into the center of...
Four people were sent to the hospital Tuesday after a collision between a car and an ambulance.
Crawford County Sheriff William Rutan said the United Life Care Ambulance was on an emergency transfer run from Crawford Memorial Hospital to Good Samaritan in Vincennes about 6:14 p.m.
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The Robinson mural at the site of the future South Cross Park has been vandalized. Mayor Roger Pethtel said a security camera on the former Weber building recorded someone wearing a black hoodie spray painting the phrase "Not Just Elite" on the wall about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Arrows leading from the phrase pointed toward pictures of refinery workers and Robinson High School track athletes. (Blake Nash Photo)
Illinois Eastern Community College trustees have taken the next step in Lincoln Trail College's ongoing "Theater Renaissance" project.
The IECC board, meeting Tuesday at Frontier Community College in Fairfield, approved a contract with Walk Architecture, Effingham, for architectural services for the planned LTC performing arts addition.
Just over a half dozen Crawford County athletes were recognized for their achievements on the diamond this past season by being named to one of the All-Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division teams.
In what turns out to be the final set of All-LOVC teams to be announced due to the conference dissolving, a total of seven players between Oblong and Hutsonville-Palestine received honors in either baseball or softball.