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Friday, April 29, 2016
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Butterflies are free
Butterflies are free
Students in Terry Inboden's third-grade class at Lincoln Grade School take time to release their painted lady butterflies. The butterfly larvae are supplied to every third grade class in Crawford County in conjunction with the 4-H Butterfly Education Program. Students are able to watch the stages of the butterfly life cycle unfold in their classrooms. (Submitted photo)

Council votes to advertise for new police chief
Even though the Robinson City Council had the option of approving a new salary and fee ordinance at Tuesday's meeting, the council decided to take different action.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Two weekend accidents sent seven area residents to the hospital.


Local News

CEO trade fair coming in May
Crawford County CEO will be hosting its third annual trade show Wednesday, May 11.

The show is the final class project for students in the Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities program.
• Taxing districts deal with state overpayments
• IECC board sets special meeting for LTC president search
• Fields dry out, work begins
• Man charged in pole-damaging Palestine chase

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Not going to do your jobs? Resign
Editor:

An open letter to our governor, senators and representatives: Get your big-boy pants (sorry, ladies) on and solve our state problems. We are $60 billion in debt and much more in unfunded liabilities.
• 77.5 million need to start contributing
• Extension programs depend on vounteers
• Man-made law gives women tough choices
• What happens when you're no longer needed?

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RHS boys' tennis beats Newton, 7-0
Everyone got into the act for Robinson High School's boys' tennis team and the result was an easy win.

The Maroons used 10 different players to pick up seven wins, many of them in convincing fashion, on their way to a 7-0 win at Newton April 14.

"There are times in the past where we have played down to the competition, but we stayed focused tonight and played our game," RHS head coach Tom Buchanan said. "Newton is a very young team and we came out and played well."
• Lady Maroons fall short at Casey-Westfield in LIC contest, 5-3
• Maroons lose to Casey-Westfield, 8-3
• Lady Panthers hammer Neoga, 12-0
• Late rally falls short for Lady Tigers in 9-8 loss at Marshall

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