May 20-26 is the 44th annual National EMS Week, and United Life Care Ambulance Service wants to recognize its EMS professionals and raise the community's awareness of how they serve.
A group of Robinson High School students will participate in a national engineering competition this summer, but they still could use additional funds to pay the way.
Change is in the wind at New Hebron Christian School. It's literally flapping in the breeze. For the first time in years, the school's flag pole is in use. Recently refurbished through volunteer efforts, the pole was re-dedicated Monday when a new U.S. flag and a new school flag were hoisted aloft during a ceremony.
The Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Board is giving its support to plans to build a countywide recreation center at Lincoln Trail College.
IECC trustees, meeting at LTC Tuesday, approved a resolution expressing support for construction of the proposed center.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
May 16, 2018 15:39
Ready! Set! Graduate!
There is a lot of fidgeting and fixing while waiting to graduate, and Lincoln Trail College International student Claire Levaux, Belgium, was using the reflection from the entry doors to make sure her hat was straight, while fellow International student and Gonxhe Selimi, Germany, provided encouragement. Both students received certifications as they will be transferring next year. (Tom Compton photo)
A solid effort against a strong field netted Robinson High School's boys' track team a fourth-place finish out of 11 teams at the Big Trojan Invitational in Charleston Wednesday (May 9).
Robinson won two events and finished the meet with 65.5 points, placing them behind only Effingham (129), Mattoon (102.5) and Mt. Zion (96.5), while rounding out the field were Paris (65), Charleston (64.5), Cumberland (48), Lincoln (44), Casey-Westfield (37), Olney (31) and Marshall (16).
It's good to feel the sun warm my back again as I dig in the garden. The ground is still cold beneath my knees and hands, but that will change. I am so relieved to be outdoors again and free of the burden and worry of surviving the winter. That may have been imagined, but I've had nights when I thought it likely, and lived places where it was possible. It is a relief to have that behind me. It's temporary.