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Unit 1 hearing delayed

A hearing in the lawsuit filed by Gov. JB Pritzker against Hutsonville Unit 1 and two other schools has been postponed.

Robinson Dog 'n Suds has new owner

The local Dog ‘n Suds — filled to the brim with more than 60 years of history and memories — has been sold.

Local woman wants to revive the Hollywood

Robinson native Maggie Chenault recently purchased the Hollywood Sports Pub and is fully renovating the building.

Congress considers aid to newspapers

Subscribing to the Daily News or running advertisements in its pages could lower your tax bill if sponsors of a bill now before the U.S. House get their way. Two dozen U.S. representatives are …

County Spay and Neuter League shutting down

After dealing with thousands of animals over 11 years, the Crawford County Spay and Neuter Foundation is closing its doors.

Miller wants Madigan out as speaker

State Rep. Chris Miller today says its time for the state legislature to depose Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.Madigan, implicated in a bribery scandal, has refused to step down, prompting …

LTC plans to hold online orientation

Lincoln Trail College plans orientation sessions for new students and dual credit students as it prepares for the start of the fall semester Aug. 20.

IHSA modifies sports schedule; state to enforce restrictions

There will be high school sports in Illinois this fall. However, the sports calendar will definitely have a different look to it.
Local news

Unit 2 online registration continues

Robinson Unit 2 online registration for the 2020-21 school year is underway through Sunday.

Marshall launches 100 Women group

Another area community now has a 100 Women Who Care group.The new 100 Women Who Care Marshall was scheduled to meet at Lincoln Trail State Park recently, but switched to meeting via Zoom because of …

Postlewait-Griffn Scholarship Ride Aug. 29

The annual Postlewait-Griffin Scholarship Ride is Saturday, Aug. 29.

LTC group scores national honors

Lincoln Trail College’s Alpha Iota Epsilon chapter of Phe Theta Kappa has earned more awards.The chapter was named an Outstanding Chapter in the Illinois Region and earned an Outstanding …

VFW names new national commander

Hal Roesch II, of Hampton, Va., was installed as the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ 112th national commander during a recent change of command ceremony at the VFW National Headquarters.Roesch …

11 Illinois counties at warning level for virus

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when it experiences an increase in two or more COVID-19 risk indicators from the state’s COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation plan.11 Illinois counties at warning level for virus
Schools
Unit 1 ready for new year, budget

With plans for returning to class in place, Hutsonville Unit 1 school officials are turning their attention to preparing the 2020-21 budget.The Hutsonville Unit 1 school board was updated on plans …

Unit 1 COVID guideline hearing Tuesday

VFW speech contest back for another year

IECC ready to welcome back students

Sports

IESA reverse course, approves fall sports

Plans are always subject to change and the latest instance of that comes from the Illinois Elementary School Association.Following last week’s developments, which saw Gov. JB Pritzker invoke …

Coaches react to ISHA 'return to play' plans

Providing an opportunity for student-athletes to have sports at the high-school level is what local coaches and administrators were hoping the Illinois High School Association would be able to …

Robinson 14U ends season with 6-5 loss to West Vigo

The season came to an abrupt and disappointing end for Robinson’s 14-under travel baseball team Tuesday.
Announcements
Reunions canceled

Coronavirus safety concerns have forced several families to alter their reunion plans.

Card shower for Wells

Reunion cancelled

Full Mass schedule back at local Catholic churches

Life

4-H announces virtual fair award winners

Award winners in the recent virtual Crawford County 4-H Fair have been announced.

Metal Meet cancelled

The International Metal Meet, scheduled for Oblong Park in October, has been cancelled.The annual metalshaping event is the latest …

Marshall plans community yard sale

Marshall Main Street and the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host the annual Community Wide Yard Sales.On …
Crime

Police 08.01.20

July 28 Palestine Police Chief Jeff Besing arrested Sunnie J. Brown, 23, Robinson, following an investigation into the recent theft …