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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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The speed of the Cobra at this year's Fourth of July carnival appeared to satisfy the crowd last weekend. These girls could hardly contain their excitement by riding on the twisting ride that's near the Kiwanis shelter at Robinson City Park. The carnival will remain open the next three nights, finishing with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Blake Nash photo)

City to work on S. Cross; Fest of Ale planned
Portions of South Cross Street will be resurfaced following action by the Robinson City Council Tuesday.

City Engineer Jeff Hillard received permission to advertise for bids as the street department intends to do work from Highsmith to Chaplin and Sycamore to Poplar.


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Three hundred years of living memory was shared during a cracker barrel discussion at the Fife Opera House Sunday. Palestine Preservation Projects Society presented "Century of Memories," in which three local centenarians discussed their memories from 100 years of life.


Local News

County's June was hotter, drier than last year
Crawford County was the hot place to be in June.

Days and nights were both warmer here than in 2017, according to the National Weather Service. And conditions were drier, thanks to slightly less precipitation.

The average daytime high temperature during June was 85.2 degrees. This was up from more than 84.1 degrees last year.
• State probes fiscal crisis at area nursing home
• 'Comic-con' organizer enlarges, moves event
• Unit 2 trying to fit bus barn into existing budget
• Despite weather, progress made on Pepsi facility

Sports
Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

RHS has nine make All-Little Illini teams
Nearly two handfuls of Robinson High School athletes were recognized for their exploits on the diamond this spring by being named to one of the All-Little Illini Conference teams announced recently.

Robinson had six baseball players named, along with three softball players, with six of those being First Team selections.

The selections were based on the players' statistics and performances in conference games only.

• PH's Bogard, RHS 3200 relay place at state
• RHS 3200 relay, PH's Bogard advance
• Robinson's Buchanan goes 1-2 on Day 1 at state tennis tournament
• Lady Panthers drop heartbeaker in 10, 4-3

Insight & Opinion
Letters to the Editor | Guest Columns | Signs of Life

Responsibility has a part in immigration debate
Editor:

I thought I'd share some thoughts on the current immigration arguments.

Firstly the idea of keeping families together and not separating them when they "illegally" enter the country is admirable. Admirable but questionable.
• Sky not falling with high-court choice
• Graduation means freedom - to live
• Baseball a journey of 'personal worth'
• Male bias is historical, pervasive

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