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Akande, about 7 years old, with his first KC-135 Stratotanker. Contributed photo

Robinson pilot is living the dream

By Randy Harrison
| September 20, 2021

Michael Akande always knew what he wanted to do.From an early age the former Robinson resident alway...

Visitors and vendors enjoy the afternoon at the 2019 Fest of Ale. Daily News photo

Fest of Ale returns Saturday

By Randy Harrison
| September 13, 2021

Crawford County Fest of Ale is back Saturday.The celebration of the brewer’s art is 2 to 8 p.m. at R...

Palestine High School announced their Homecoming kings and queen candidates include (back, from left) Rider Lawhorn, Gavin Postlewaite, Tyler Dennison and Wesley Adams, Halle Piper (front, from left) Stephanie Rudd, Makinley Bonesteel and Krescene Holscher. The coronation will take place during halftime of the PHS football game on Saturday, Sept. 18. The game kicksoff at 1 p.m. against Melrose Park Walther Christian Academy. Angela Downing | Daily News

PHS holding homecoming next week

By Angela Downing
| September 9, 2021

Palestine High School will be hosting several homecoming activities during the upcoming week.

The John S. Abbot home in an undated photo.

Past Pages 9-11

September 8, 2021

75 years ago — 1946Installation of approximately 240 parking meters throughout the business section ...

County 4-H excels at state fair

September 8, 2021

Twenty Crawford County 4-H’ers exhibited their livestock and general projects at this year’s Illinoi...

Local author celebrates 'reluctant hero'

By Randy Harrison
| September 8, 2021

Walter Sommers was having a good day.It was the early 1960s and his women’s coat department in the T...

100 Women celebrate 100K in donations

By Randy Harrison
| September 3, 2021

Crawford County 100 Women Who Care are planning a celebration at their third quarter meeting Thursda...

911 tribute at Cross Street Station Saturday

By Randy Harrison
| September 3, 2021

The Terre Haute City Band will commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9-11 with a special concert at Cr...

Walmart helps disaster victims

September 7, 2021

Walmart is working with the American Red Cross to help communities hit by recent natural disasters.N...

Library winners

September 2, 2021

Twenty-three young people participated in the West Union District Library Summer Reading Contest. Ev...

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Miss Rodeo contest returns to Palestine

By Randy Harrison
| September 1, 2021

The Pioneer City Rodeo is back and the Miss Illinois Rodeo competition is back as well.Contestants C...

Past Pages 9-4

September 1, 2021

75 years ago — 1946Staff Sergeant Shelby Harrison of the United States Army Band of Washington, D.C....

HHS blood drive Sept. 14

August 31, 2021

As fall approaches, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help end the ongoing critical ne...

Tacos at soup kitchen Sept. 14

August 31, 2021

Tacos are on the menu at the Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen Tuesday, Sept. 14. The soup kitchen, 5...

HHS class of ‘71 holds 50th class reunion

August 30, 2021

Hutsonville High School Class of 1971 held their 50th class reunion, Saturday. 

West Union District Library News

August 26, 2021

The West Union District Library’s Summer Reading Contest ended Aug 7. The contest was entered by kids preschool up to those who attended eighth grade last year.

LTC offers community courses

August 20, 2021

Lincoln Trail College is planning a variety of different Community Education Classes throughout the ...

IECC recommends masks on campus

By Randy Harrison
| August 18, 2021

Students, staff and visitors to Illinois Eastern Community College campuses may be encouraged to mas...

Good Sam updates visitor guidelines

August 16, 2021

Because of the significant increase in COVID-19 transmission in the community, Good Samaritan has ma...

Creole Stomp performs in Martinsville

August 16, 2021

This week’s Linn Park Gathering in Martinsville will feature Creole Stomp, led by Creole fiddler and...


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