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Monday, July 23, 2018
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Old Guys, Old Cars
Old Guys, Old Cars
Two car guys discuss the features of this 1936 Ford during the car show held at the Robinson VFW Sunday afternoon. The show featured new, old, custom, rat rods and everything in between. There were also food and music to make the afternoon more festive. (Tom Compton photo)

Residents question use of tax money in Unit 2 facility
Robinson Unit 2 school board Monday answered questions from local residents concerned about the use of their tax dollars, especially in regard to plans for a new transportation facility.

Several taxpayers were present for Monday's board meeting with questions on topics ranging from whether the current South Jackson Street facility couldn't be fixed up to whether that many students actually still ride buses.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Three hundred years of living memory was shared during a cracker barrel discussion at the Fife Opera House Sunday. Palestine Preservation Projects Society presented "Century of Memories," in which three local centenarians discussed their memories from 100 years of life.


Local News

Competition for teachers gets Unit 3 attention
The competition for substitute teachers had the Palestine Unit 3 School Board's attention during their meeting on Monday.

With all the local school districts in competition for substitutes, the board decided that an increase in daily pay would help them be able to attract more.
• Unit 4 plan for dealing with funding crisis on track so far
• Unit 1 working though summer maintenance for upcoming year
• City to work on S. Cross; Fest of Ale planned
• County's June was hotter, drier than last year

Sports
Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

RHS has nine make All-Little Illini teams
Nearly two handfuls of Robinson High School athletes were recognized for their exploits on the diamond this spring by being named to one of the All-Little Illini Conference teams announced recently.

Robinson had six baseball players named, along with three softball players, with six of those being First Team selections.

The selections were based on the players' statistics and performances in conference games only.

• PH's Bogard, RHS 3200 relay place at state
• RHS 3200 relay, PH's Bogard advance
• Robinson's Buchanan goes 1-2 on Day 1 at state tennis tournament
• Lady Panthers drop heartbeaker in 10, 4-3

Insight & Opinion
Letters to the Editor | Guest Columns | Signs of Life

Responsibility has a part in immigration debate
Editor:

I thought I'd share some thoughts on the current immigration arguments.

Firstly the idea of keeping families together and not separating them when they "illegally" enter the country is admirable. Admirable but questionable.
• Sky not falling with high-court choice
• Graduation means freedom - to live
• Baseball a journey of 'personal worth'
• Male bias is historical, pervasive

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