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Saturday, December 15, 2018
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Grilling for the Kids
Grilling for the Kids
The Robinson Fire Department was out along East Main Street serving porkburgers and hot dogs Saturday to raise money for the upcoming toy drive for area children. The need in the community grows every year and the department does its best to keep up with demand. (Tom Compton photo)

Swaner files to rejoin Unit 2 school board
A former Robinson Unit 2 school board member is among the latest to file to run in the April 2 consolidated election.

Leslie Swaner filed to run again for the Unit 2 board Wednesday. She joins incumbents Stacey Shew and Amy Stone and newcomer Michael Connelly on the ballot.


Friday, December 14, 2018

One of the greatest fears for emergency responders in a small community is that the next victim could be a friend of family member. One of the greatest comforts is having a friend or family member coming to your rescue in your time of need. When four area firefighters were recently trapped under a collapsed roof at a fire that fear was realized, and as...


Local News

Area man's death probed in conjunction with meth arrest
Police arrested a Lawrenceville woman on drug charges Wednesday afternoon, after her boyfriend was discovered dead in a northern Lawrenceville home.
• City approves age limit for use of e-cigarettes
• Hutsonville residents to see small water/sewer increase
• Three more file for April ballot
• IECC board makes personnel moves for 2019

Sports
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RHS wrestlers thump Carmi, 69-12
There were almost as many forfeits as there were contested matches in Wednesday night (Dec. 12)'s dual wrestling match between Robinson and Carmi, but the Maroons were able to come out on top in both situations and rolled to a 69-12 win on the road.

Robinson won six matches via forfeit, while also winning six of the eight contested matches - including five by pin - to pick up the lopsided victory.

• Maroons roll past Charleston, 75-62
• Tigers fall to North Central, 54-44
• Panthers lose to Georgetown Notre Dame la Salette Academy, 57-34
• Lady Pioneers lose to Dugger, 52-37

Insight & Opinion
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What's important, post-election? Law and rights
"Voting is not my thing," said the 20-something waiting for a bus. The others watched the interview between glances at their phones. Voting is an ancient and archaic means for determining the popular will after all, and it's the 21st century now - shouldn't there be an app for this?
• Mt. Pleasant Cemetery 'made beautiful again'
• Politics messy, so free press is crucial
• Reminder: Our policy on pre-election content

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