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Saturday, October 01, 2016
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Cannon Cleaners
Cannon Cleaners
Boy Scouts from Troop 901 in Robinson pitched in to help clean the cannon on the courthouse square for the Heath Harvest Festival and in honor of Crawford County's bicentennial celebration. The Scouts also picked up trash around the courthouse square and down South Cross Street to help the city look its best for the festival. (Tom Osborne photo)

Wine, candy pair well in big weekend of events
Crawford Countians have two big festivals to choose from this weekend - but they don't have to choose.

Music, food and fun high light this year's Heath Harvest Festival as it runs Friday through Saturday afternoon in downtowsn Robinson, and the 14th annual Wabash Valley Wine and Arts Festival will be Saturday and Sunday in downtown Palestine.


Friday, September 30, 2016

The first shipment of instruments for the new "Harmony Park" installation at Washington Park in Robinson arrives last week.


Local News

Early voting begins here Thursday
Crawford County voters can start casting their ballots for the Nov. 8 general election Thursday.

Crawford County Clerk Fayrene Wright said early voting begins Thursday in her office in the county annex building. Voters may come in to cast their ballots during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday with the exception of legal holidays.
• City council decides to hold onto police-chief car
• Unit 4 education fund to end year in the black
• Unemployment rates steady in county, area
• Recent rains get harvest off to a slower start

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

Need for human rights is timeless
I used to think things got better. Many of my early mistakes in life were the product of ignorance, so I worked on that and valued education for its own sake.
• In this election, don't vote too early
• Intersection not bad if you're careful
• Kaepernick a privileged 'naive idiot'
• 'Being prepared' harder than you think

Sports
Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

RHS golfers finish 4th at LIC tourney
Scores were competitive Monday (Sept. 26), as 10 strokes separated the top five team places and the top 13 individuals at the Little Illini Conference Golf Tournament at Oak Glen Golf Course.

When the dust settled, Robinson High School's boys' golf team found themselves just a couple of strokes off the pace in fourth among the seven teams in the field.

Robinson posted an 18-hole team score of 354, which was just nine shots back of champion Marshall, who finished with 345. Paris was a close second at 346, while Flora was third at 351. Lawrenceville-Red Hill placed fifth at 355, Olney was sixth at 390 and Casey-Westfield came in seventh at 397.

• Lady Maroons sweep North Central
• RHS girls' tennis edges Newton, 5-4
• Hutsonville-Palestine XC boys finish 5th at Lawrenceville Invitational
• Panthers cruise past Tri-County, 45-29

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VFW War Memorial Museum

History Museum Open

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VFW War Memorial Museum

History Museum Open

Olney Coin Club, 44th Annual Coin Show

Glow NOW Fun Run/Walk

Alcoholics Anonymous

History Museum Open

Strong for Life

Olney Coin Club, 44th Annual Coin Show

Glow NOW Fun Run/Walk

History Museum Open

CAP Playgroup

Preschool Story Hour

Robinson Kiwanis Meets

Olney Coin Club, 44th Annual Coin Show

Quilting Lessons

History Museum Open

Strong for Life

Illinois Oilfield Museum

Heartland's Helping Hands Clothing Center

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