Members of the Paris Interact Club at their McEvent Monday evening. From left to right: Kelsey Chambers, Maggie Herbek, Emilee Roush, Johanna Sanchez, Sam Moore, Ben Roush, MaryAnn Stallings and Erin Gahimer. (Bethanny Lawson/The Prairie Press)
The Paris High School Interact Club recently had a McEvent night to raise money for an international project.An extension of Rotary International, the nationwide Interact Club program is in its second year at PHS. Each year club members work on one... more
Soups are a hearty, healthy way to add vegetables and fiber to your diet. There’s nothing like a pot of soup simmering on the stove or crockpot to warm you up on a cold winter day. (Special to The Prairie Press)
I'm not sure there is anything more comforting as a bowl of soup on a dreary winter day — especially with the temperatures or wind chill in the single digits.Growing up on Elm Street, my mom made three homemade soups — vegetable,... more
Brady Sutton goes up for 2 points in Tuesday’s 73-51 victory over visiting Cumberland at Paris High School. (Adonna Bennett/The Prairie Press)
The Paris Tigers got back on the winning track at home Tuesday, overwhelming the visiting Cumberland Pirates 73-51.Paris made up for a poor showing Friday night in Casey with the strong win over Cumberland. Paris was forced to deal with another... more
Howard Brown, kneeling, teaches Paris High School student Cooper Block how to take a soil sample as part of a science research project. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Students in the agriculture and chemistry classes at Paris High School are gathering and recording scientific information that may eventually define the efficient application of nitrogen for crop production. Howard Brown, manager of agronomic... more
Heirloom seeds are available for a variety of vegetables including tomatoes, carrots, potatoes and onions. (Special to The Prairie Press)
As gardeners are considering what they will plant in their vegetable and flower gardens this spring, many are considering whether the choices should consider heirloom vegetables.Raising heirloom vegetables has become something of a cause among rural... more
Workers rest while installing ield tile in Embarrass Township.  (Special to The Prairie Press)
It is a given most of the land of Edgar County was first settled in the areas with ample forests and water supplies. The many travelers headed west out of Paris in Embarrass Township found those features in this area. The name for the area was... more
Members of the Paris Interact Club at their McEvent Monday evening. From left to right: Kelsey Chambers, Maggie Herbek, Emilee Roush, Johanna Sanchez, Sam Moore, Ben Roush, MaryAnn Stallings and Erin Gahimer. (Bethanny Lawson/The Prairie Press)
Soups are a hearty, healthy way to add vegetables and fiber to your diet. There’s nothing like a pot of soup simmering on the stove or crockpot to warm you up on a cold winter day. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Brady Sutton goes up for 2 points in Tuesday’s 73-51 victory over visiting Cumberland at Paris High School. (Adonna Bennett/The Prairie Press)
Howard Brown, kneeling, teaches Paris High School student Cooper Block how to take a soil sample as part of a science research project. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Heirloom seeds are available for a variety of vegetables including tomatoes, carrots, potatoes and onions. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Workers rest while installing ield tile in Embarrass Township.  (Special to The Prairie Press)

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Brady Sutton goes up for 2 points in Tuesday’s 73-51 victory over visiting Cumberland at Paris High School. (Adonna Bennett/The Prairie Press)

The Paris Tigers got back on the winning track at home Tuesday, overwhelming the visiting Cumberland Pirates 73-51.

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ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Helen Josephine Macke Apple, 86, of Harvester, Mo., passed away Jan. 17, 2017.

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