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)
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.
The first shipment of instruments for the new "Harmony Park" installation at Washington Park in Robinson arrives last week.
Another Crawford County high school is preparing to celebrate homecoming, but this time with a twist. Oblong High School is celebrating its 100th anniversary during homecoming week beginning Monday.
The local Elks Lodge is using a grant to help Robinson High School students through the RHS Cares Pantry. Last year Robinson High School established the pantry to stock necessary items for students who may need something through the RHS Cares program. The pantry is stocked with a variety of personal hygiene items, clothing, food, school supplies and other...
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.
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.