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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Centennial Salute
Centennial Salute
Honor Guard members from the Robinson VFW 4549 fired a 21 gun salute and played Taps in honor to close the Veteran's Day service at the Robinson American Legion Post 69 Monday. Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918. (Tom Compton photo)

College seeking volunteers for literacy program
Lincoln Trail College is looking for students and volunteers for the Volunteer Literacy Program.

Funding is in place for the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Volunteer Literacy program to resume, and Volunteer Specialist Vicki Cretors is looking for both tutors and students in the Crawford County area.


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Village of Hutsonville Tuesday night recognized its new police officer, discussed increased water rates and heard reports on nuisance properties. Julie Kraemer has been officially recognized by the Village of Hutsonville as a part-time police officer. Kraemer, who is the Hutsonville School District superintendent, recently graduated second in her class...


Local News

N. Lincoln culvert work could start after Thanksgiving
The Robinson City Council settled some old business Tuesday.

City Engineer Jeff Hillard announced that plans for the placement of a new culvert on North Lincoln are moving forward.

"The North Lincoln culvert was delivered today (Tuesday), and the plan is to start the project the Monday after Thanksgiving," Hillard said.
• County taking 1A could lead to improvements
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Robinson's Bailey to play volleyball at LTC
Yet another Robinson High School athlete has committed to their athletic career at the next level, but the latest has done so in their sport for the first time in quite some time.

Senior Sydni Bailey signed her letter-of-intent earlier this week to play volleyball at Lincoln Trail College next season.

"I am so happy to be able to further my volleyball career," Bailey said. "Volleyball has been a major part of my life and I enjoy it very much. I hope to bve around it the rest of my life."

With her signing, Bailey becomes the first RHS player to earn a scholarship to play in college during head coach Eric Dean's tenure.

"It is great to be able to have kids play at the next level, especially when they can stay in the community," Dean said. "LTC is not only getting a good player, but a good kid."

• Statesmen pull away from Lake Land, 86-73
• Lady Statesmen beat Lake Land, 71-57
• Lady Maroons beat Lady Pioneers, 39-23
• Lady Panthers fall at Casey-Westfield

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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?
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