Robinson is bringing back the Christmas magic with a lighting celebration, a parade, ice skating and more this weekend. Events sponsered by the Community Revitalization and Beautification Committee are planned for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Veteran's Day is about honoring those men and women who heard the musket fire and bugle call, and were fortunate enough to return home. This year marks the 50th anniversary of heroism a 21-year-old soldier demonstrated while serving in Vietnam which earned him America's most prestigious medal.
A new record was set and Christmas joy was spread during Christmas shoebox packing for Operation Christmas Child at New Hebron Christian School Tuesday.
Crawford Memorial Hospital is practicing "preventative medicine" with a donation that will protect local high-school football players from concussions.
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Honor and Appreciation
Members of the Rolling Thunder motorcycle group thank veterans at Timber Creek Village for their service during Saturday's ceremony. The group presented all veterans in attendance with a framed picture of the American flag signed by members and a card. They also paid tribute to those killed in the line of duty, imprisoned or missing by performing the Missing Man Table ceremony. (Blake Nash photo)
The first home game of the season went about as well as it could have for Lincoln Trail College's women's basketball team.
The Lady Statesmen jumped out to a big lead early and coasted to an easy, 82-48, win over Lindenwood-Belleville JV in their home opener (Nov. 13).
"Our game plan was pretty simple. We wanted to focus on our defense and our bench," LTC head coach Scott Spark said. "We feed off defensive intensity and that fuels our offense. I think we did a very good job of that early and continued that throughout the game."
The article, "Unit 1, 3 residents have their say on consolidation" (Oct. 24 Daily News), gave incorrect information on what I said. It is true that I was on the Committee of Ten in 2002. However, the information I used was from the more recent feasibility study, the one presented in 2014, when I was a member of the Palestine Unit 3 Board of Education.