A donkey basketball player at Friday's game at Robinson High School tries to hang on to her steed's reigns as she makes a pass. Robinson high school students, faculty and local community members competed at last week's event. The donkeys proved difficult for both teams as all the games were low scoring, but some fantastic shooting thrilled everyone who attended. (Blake Nash Photo)
A lively, large crowd was on hand for last night's Robinson Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet, in which five individuals were recognized and rewarded for their services to the community.
The third in a series of town-hall meetings sponsored by the Hutsonville-Palestine Committee of Ten was more relaxed and conversational Tuesday night, after Monday night's frustration-filled and emotionally-charged questioning.
Big things are happening at Lincoln Trail College. Two weeks ago, the Lincoln Trail College Foundation appropriated $165,000 for college projects that will be completed over the next six months. Foundation Executive Director Rod Harmon is excited about the trajectory he sees the College taking.
Two local incumbents face no challenge in Tuesday's Republican primary and may again be unopposed in November.
Regional Superintendent of Schools Monte Newlin and Crawford County Treasurer Twyla Bailey are the only candidates seeking their positions in the primary. And unless the Democratic Party appoints someone to fill the vacancy on the Nov. 6 ballot later this year, their names will appear alone again then.