April 12, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department April 10, at 1:30 p.m., Dustin L. Rash, 29, West Union, was stopped in the 600 block of East Jasper and charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Rash was released …
April 11, 2021

Siren Report

 Paris Police Department April 9, at 6:39 p.m., Zachary W. Rogers, 35, 15005 E. 200th Road, was arrested in the 200 block of North Central on an in-state warrant. Rogers was transported to …
April 9, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department April 8, at 12:23 p.m., Kyrah Felgenhauer, 28, 526 NE Bayard, was arrested at 420 Chestnut and changed with criminal damage to property and child endangerment. Felgenhauer …
April 8, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department April 7, at 9:30 a.m., Daniel Kiger, 44, no address provided, was issued city ordinance citation 93.34 — specified/unspecified nuisance for toilet, sink, dresser and …
April 7, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department April 6, at 5:20 a.m., Joe W. Evans, 32, 607 Cherry Point Road, Lot 37, was arrested at 11639 Il. Hwy. 1 on an Edgar County failure to appear warrant and charged with …
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Sports

Tigers outlast Maroons

Many folks in and around the football community pointed to Friday’s matchup between the Robinson Maroons and the Paris Tigers as the game of the year in the Little Illini Conference. Those …

Titans pick up fourth straight

KANSAS — After a two set sweep of Villa Grove on Tuesday in Villa Grove, the Tri-County Titans volleyball squad was at home in Kansas on Wednesday for a Lincoln Prairie Conference clash against …

Titans fall to Pirates

GREENUP — When the Tri-County Titans and Cumberland Pirates last played against each other in 2019, the teams played an instant classic in which Tri-County took a 34-33 win in Oakland. Fast …

ALAH blitzes Tri-County 41-7

ARTHUR — The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood Hammond Knights running game blitzed the Tri-County Titans Friday, March 26, 41-7 in the Titans’ first game of the unusual football season. This …

Tigers roll over Marshall Lions 62-12

MARSHALL — On a day that felt like late October football playoff atmosphere, the Paris Tigers completely dominated the Marshall Lions on their own field by the score of 62-12. With the …

Paris rolls over Olney 45-14

Friday night marked the first time in 525 days that the lights were turned on at Tiger Stadium. It didn’t take long for the scoreboard to light up as well as the Paris Tigers defeated the Olney …

Chrisman is now 5-2

CHRISMAN — The Chrisman Lady Cardinals are 5-2 on the season and in Vermilion Valley Conferenct play following wins this past week. On Thursday, April 1, the Lady Cardinals took a straight …

Titans take wins

KANSAS — After a day off from game action, the Tri-County Titans volleyball squad was back in Kansas on Thursday night for a Lincoln Prairie Conference contest against the Argenta-Oreana …

Vball has big week

It was a big week for the Paris Lady Tigers volleyball team as  they swept three matches against Newton, Dietrich and Casey-Westfield. Coach Christy Pinkston said Friday the Lady Tigers are …
Local news

Lake Land College Business students are among top three scorers at state competition

MATTOON — Lake Land College students Austin White of Paris, and Breanna Moore of Mattoon, earned first place in Microsoft Word (Office 2016) and third place in Microsoft PowerPoint (Office …

Stafford pleads guilty after five-year delay

The rural Edgar County man who drove himself to authorities in Indiana to voluntarily confess to sexually violating children entered a negotiated guilty plea for misconduct that occurred more than …

Police sergeant demoted

Inappropriate online contact between Paris Police Sergeant Phillip Kohlenberg and a minor has resulted in his demotion. The Illinois State Police handled the investigation in October 2020 …

Unit 6 voters ok dumping township reps

Voters in the Chrisman Community Unit School District #6 decided to switch to at-large election of school board members. The question for making the change was on the ballot for the April …

Chrisman council juggling water, sewer operators

CHRISMAN — City council members spent time negotiating over hiring positions and pay rates during the Monday, April 5, Chrisman city meeting. Commissioner Brian Haddix reported switching …

Local COVID cases increase

The coronavirus sent a remind this past week it is still around and contagious. Only one new case was reported for the week of March 27 to April 2 but that appears an anomaly. Cases jumped back to …

Martin to become Paris city manager

The salary of Michael Martin as interim city manager for the city of Paris and other components of his job are facing a change at the Monday, April 12, Paris city council meeting. Mayor Craig …

Inmates may earn high school diplomas

Inmates at the Edgar County Jail who are willing to make a change for the better will soon have the opportunity to work on obtaining a Paris High School diploma “It gives these guys a …

NECAS receives one bid

A person intimately familiar with operating an ambulance in Northern Edgar County submitted the single bid to provide ambulance service in the new Special Service Area #2. Jeremy Neal, who has …

Horizon Health staff gain new certifications

Horizon Health staff members have recently advanced their careers with new certifications. Yaniv Cozacov, general surgeon, has been named Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Indiana …
Milestones
Mohler’s 90th birthday Jessie Mohler, of Brookstone Estates, celebrated her 90th birthday Thursday, April 1. The celebration was private according to COVID-19 guidelines. A lifelong Paris resident, she married the love …