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Movie theater to get liquor license

By Randy Harrison
| September 28, 2022

Moviegoers at the Eagle Theater won’t be limited to Coke and popcorn when catch this year’s holiday ...

County budget posted

September 28, 2022

The proposed Crawford County budget for fiscal 2023 is available for public inspection.The proposal ...

Courthouse news — Sept. 27, 2022

September 28, 2022

FeloniesSamantha J. Parker, 36, Marshall, $1,110 plus 24 months probation for theft between $500 and...

Wheat planting begins

By Randy Harrison
| September 27, 2022

Winter wheat planting is underway in Illinois.Wheat planting has reached 1 percent, according to the...

Unemployment down again here

By Randy Harrison
| September 27, 2022

Some area counties saw their unemployment rates increase slightly after July, but all posted better ...

Outbreak pushes COVID cases up again

By Randy Harrison
| September 26, 2022

After dropping for a month, the number of Crawford County’s coronavirus cases has gone up again.  La...

Representatives of IECC and members of the Crawford County Recreational Center Board officially break ground for the long-awaited rec center Friday. Plans call for the center, the newest addition to the LTC campus, will open to the public in one year. Randy Harrison | Daily News

Ground broken for county rec center

By Randy Harrison
| September 26, 2022

The dream of a countywide recreational center is at last becoming a reality. Community leaders gathe...

Spay/neuter group seeks aid as it starts second year

By Randy Harrison
| September 25, 2022

Paws for Prevention is celebrating its first anniversary.Paws, a not-for-profit organization has bee...

Marathon turnaround to start Tuesday

September 23, 2022

It’s turnaround time at the Robinson Marathon refinery.A turnaround is a planned period of regenerat...

Second Chance Ranch gets donation

September 23, 2022

Crawford County 100 Women Who Care held their third meeting of the year Thursday and voted their lat...

Robinson Senior Center activities in October

September 22, 2022

BingoOct. 5 at 10:15 a.m., Hosted by Robinson Nursing & Rehab, (1st Wednesday)Oct.19 at 10:15 a.m., ...

Property transfers — Sept. 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Barbara and Steven Lachenmayr to Brandon Scott Redman in SEC 16-6-12 Sept. 14.First Robinson Savings...

FBI probe has local connection

September 22, 2022

A Terre Haute television station is reporting a former Marshall man with Crawford County ties is the...

CMH hires firm to increase security

By Randy Harrison
| September 22, 2022

Crawford Memorial Hospital will beef up security with the aid of a service that provides off-duty po...

IECC trustees prepare for next election

By Randy Harrison
| September 21, 2022

It may be more than seven months away, but Illinois Eastern Community Colleges officials aren’t wait...

Soup kitchen offers hot dogs

September 21, 2022

Hot dogs are on the menu at the Ark of the Covenant Tuesday.Chips, baked beans and brownies will als...

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Oblong High School's volleyball team won the Hutsonville Invitational Saturday with a perfect 4-0 record. The Lady Panthers beat Casey-Westfield, Red Hill and Chrisman in pool play, then outlasted North Central, Ind., in three sets in the championship match. Contributed photo

Lady Panthers win Hutsonville Invitational

By JOSH BROWN
| September 26, 2022

A loss in non-conference play last week was overshadowed by a strong weekend for Oblong High School’s volleyball team, as they swept their way to another championship.

Robinson's Blake Green (6) looks for running room, while teammate Colby McGahey (23) tries to get out front and block during Friday night's game against Newton. Green finished the game with 11 catches for 91 yards in the Maroons' 27-14 victory. Josh Brown | Daily News

Maroons score 27-14 win over Newton

By JOSH BROWN
| September 26, 2022

While it may not have been their best showing of the season, the performance was good enough for Robinson High School’s football team to pick up its third straight win Friday night. The Maroons jumped out to an early lead, then held on to down visiting Newton, 27-14, in a rain-filled Little Illini Conference contest.

Oblong-Palestine-Hutsonville's KJ Davis launches a pass downfield on the first play of  the game Saturday in Oblong. The pass was caught by JD McPherson for 52 yards, but OPH was unable to score on the drive. David did catch a touchdown pass later in the game, OPH would lose to Red Hill, 59-14. Josh Brown | Daily News

OPH falls to Red Hill, 59-14

By JOSH BROWN
| September 26, 2022

One play into Saturday afternoon’s game, Oblong-Palestine-Hutsonville’s football team seemed poised to put the game’s first points on the board. However, four plays later, OPH was turning the ball over on downs and two plays after that, visiting Red Hill hit a big play from their own end zone that went for a touchdown and completely swung the momentum the other way and OPH never fully recovered. Although OPH did score on their next possession, Red Hill ripped off the next 46 points in a row, sending OPH to a 59-14 defeat.

Lady Maroons roll past Marshall

By JOSH BROWN
| September 26, 2022

Wins continue to pile up for Robinson High School’s volleyball team. The Lady Maroons completed a perfect week with a two-set win over Marshall (25-14, 25-17) Thursday in Little Illini Conference play and have now won three straight matches and eight of their last nine.

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