Students in Lincoln Trail College's construction program learned about fall safety Tuesday from representatives of Zachry Construction Company on one of construction's most occurring accidents. Zachry Midwest Regional Manager Percy Good and Midwest Regional Safety Manager Matt Jones used a fall harness simulator to educate students on the challenges and importance of fall safety equipment. (Tom Compton photo)
It's been a long time coming, but Crawford Memorial Hospital is ready to embark on the final stage of its master plan.
The CMH board Wednesday authorized architect David Johnson to release drawings for Phase I of the renovation of the radiology department to potential bidders. The goal is to have bids to consider at the January meeting so work can begin sometime next year.
Looking to put a little friendly fright in your Halloween celebration? Check out these hauntingly good local attractions. Kicking off the scary season, the Palestine High School Drama Club presents "Your Worst Nightmare" this weekend.
The state tourism office has recognized a local business as part of the "Illinois Made" Program. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's Office of Tourism to honor official Illinois makers as part of its Illinois Made initiative.
The first shipment of instruments for the new "Harmony Park" installation at Washington Park in Robinson arrives last week.
A good audit report was revealed, final preparations were made for the Committee of 10 and a co-op agreement for a junior-high scholastic bowl team was approved at Tuesday's Hutsonville Unit 1 school board meeting.
The furnace ran for the first time last week. I had rather hoped it would wait a bit, but I had taken the precautions to change the filter and all the rest, then hoped it could be put off before I lay awake counting the dollars going up the flue as they turned natural gas into comfortable temperatures.
A two-minute stretch just before halftime put Palestine-Hutsonville's football team in a hole they could not get out of Friday night, Oct. 14.
The Pioneers trailed just 6-3 with two and a half minutes to play before halftime, but two touchdowns in a span of 2:11 of clock time gave Tri-County a 21-3 halftime lead and the Pioneers couldn't recover, resulting in a 35-19 loss in the Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division contest.
"We were right there," PHS-HHS head coach Mike Monan said. "This game was winnable and we had our opportunities."