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Fourth of July Celebration planned

June 21, 2021

There won’t be a carnival, but Robinson will still celebrate the Fourth of July with food, music and...

Paddlers reminded to be safe on the water this summer

June 21, 2021

Safety on the water should be a priority for all boaters this summer – from motor boat operators and passengers to those boaters who prefer non-motorized watercraft. Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police and Safety Education experts remind paddlers to stay alert to their surroundings, weather and water conditions, and other factors that can put them at risk on Illinois lakes, rivers, and streams.

Front (from left): President Mary Spindler, Junior Vice President Susan Bollinger and Sennior Vice President Madelyn Storckman. Back: Treasurer Jan Wagy, Stephanie Mikeworth, Conductor John Snow, Secretary Amy Storckman, Chaplain Carolyn Chapman and new member Melissa Young. Randy Harrison | Daily News

VFW Auxiliary announces award winners

June 17, 2021

Members of VFW Auxiliary 4549 were recently installed for the upcoming year, which begins on July 1.

Ezra Harmon and his son, Jerry. Contributed photo

Harmon Drugs celebrates 75 years

By Randy Harrison
| June 16, 2021

A Crawford County business is celebrating three-quarters of a century of helping people stay healthy...

Two blood drives planned here

June 16, 2021

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage but Crawford County residents have to...

Front (from left): President Mary Spindler, Junior Vice President Susan Bollinger and Sennior Vice President Madelyn Storckman. Back: Treasurer Jan Wagy, Stephanie Mikeworth, Conductor John Snow, Secretary Amy Storckman, Chaplain Carolyn Chapman and new member Melissa Young. Randy Harrison | Daily News

VFW Auxiliary seats new officers

June 16, 2021

Members of VFW Auxiliary 4549 were recently installed for the upcoming year, which begins on July 1....

The heat is on! Workers reminded to watch for health hazards

June 14, 2021

As Illinois begins to experience higher temperatures, the Illinois Department of Labor is warning workers to pay attention to heat and humidity, which can be deadly.

Soup kitchen open June 22

June 14, 2021

The Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen will serve chicken and rice casserole Tuesday, June 22.The soup...

Nuttall Scholarships available

June 14, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-22 John Nuttall Memorial Scholarship.The scholarshi...

The Daily News was on top of things in 1971 when one of its intrepid reporters took to the sky to photograph the wreck of the City of New Orleans some 90 miles away north of Salem. Daily News photo

Past Pages 6-12

June 10, 2021

75 years ago — 1946 Illinois State Police today joined Crawford and Jasper county officers in an effort to locate Mrs. Opal Baldrey, 37, of Newton R.R. 5, who “walked off” from the Schmidt Clinic in this city shortly after 8:00 o’clock Tuesday morning and has not been seen or heard from since

West Union to host magic show

June 10, 2021

The West Union District Library and the West Union Community Club will be hosting a magic show at 3 p.m. on June 14.

The port at York was a vital part of the transportation system in the early settlement days of the eastern section of Illinois. Contributed photo

Old York Road topic of program here

By Randy Harrison
| June 9, 2021

A road that played a vital role in the early settlement of Illinois will be the topic of an upcoming...

June 7, 2021

PAST PAGES 75 years ago — 1946 A three-year-old girl was credited today with saving the lives of he...

4-H 'show and go' fair July 19-29

By Randy Harrison
| June 8, 2021

Crawford County 4-H Club members will once again compete in in-person 4-H fair judging this year.But...

IECC offers GED bonus

June 7, 2021

Illinois Eastern Community College’s Adult Education program has partnered with North American Light...

West Union Legion to retire flags

June 7, 2021

West Union American Legion Post 1130 will conduct a flag retirement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Ju...

Blood drive Wednesday

June 3, 2021

An American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by Bela Sigma Phi, is Wednesday.The drive is 1 to 6 p.m...

VU ready to start anew

May 27, 2021

More than a year after Vincennes University was forced to adjust to pandemic life, VU is taking majo...

Soup kitchen serves chilli

May 27, 2021

The Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen will serve up bowls of chilli Tuesday, June 8.The soup kitchen,...

Unit 2 preschool enrollment open

May 23, 2021

Tadpole’s Corner Preschool at Robinson High School is now enrolling children for the 2021-222 school...