Oatmeal raisin, peanut butter blossoms, chocolate chip, Christmas theme sugar cookies with icing and sprinkles, fudge and cheery cheese cake tarts were just some of the homemade goodies for sale at annual Cookie Walk in Palestine Saturday. Members of the Palestine Projects Preservation Society boxed up baked delights which were then sold by the pound. Tours of the Fife museum were also being given. Friday night will be Lighting of Leaverton Park in Palestine. (Tom Compton photo)
I am writing to address our legislators' role in the recent financial crisis facing the State of Illinois. As a political science graduate student at Eastern Illinois University and a constituent from Robinson, I believe their representation of our district's interests has been lacking.