Jan. 22, 2023

Siren Report

Paris Fire Department Jan. 16, at 12:06 a.m., the department was dispatched to 15418 E 1200th Road for a one-vehicle accident. On scene, occupants were out of the vehicle and a power line was …
Jan. 19, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Jan. 18, at 5:13 p.m., Jacqueline R. Russell, 31, 210 S. Main, was arrested at Blackhawk Park on an Edgar County warrant. Russell was transported to the Edgar County Jail …
Jan. 18, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Jan. 18, at 3:18 p.m., a two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred at Jasper and Central. The first vehicle involved was a 2015 Chevrolet driven by Earl W. Poe, 74, …
Jan. 15, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Fire Department Jan. 9, at 7:51 p.m., the department was dispatched to 614 Liberty to investigate a burning smell. On scene, firefighters discovered a furnace problem. Jan. 11, at 7:31 …
Jan. 14, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Jan. 13, at 12:24 p.m., Andrew S. Rozman, 25, 819 E. Blackburn, was arrested at 300 South Main and charged with criminal trespass to property. Rozman was transported to the …
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IHSA statement on high school sports

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special meeting on July 29, and the board announced its intended plans for the 2020-21 school year. The plan has been sent to …

New youth sports guidelines drastically limit allowable competition

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials released new guidelines for youth and recreational sports Wednesday drastically limiting allowable activities based on the risk of spreading the novel …

Baseball in limbo for now

For the first time in the last six seasons, the Paris Tigers’ baseball team failed to reach the 20-win plateau. They did record 19 victories in a season that saw them lose nine starters …
Final Four here they come!

Tri-County earns trip to state tourney

FARINA —The Tri-County Titans combined a tough defense and clutch free throw shooting in the final minutes of the game to down Okawville 57-50 in the Farina South Central Super-sectional …

Road to Peoria Starts in Bethany for Titans

Last Thursday and Friday, the IHSA officially announced the seeds and match-ups for this year's IHSA Class 1A Boys' Basketball Tournament as March Madness begins next week.  The Tri-County …

TCT splits games

HUME — The Tri-County boys’ basketball team used a strong finish late, including a go-ahead three-point shot from CJ Eackle, to beat visiting Cerro Gordo/Bement 66-63 on Tuesday night. …

Junior League winding down

The 2019-2020 Junior League basketball season is winding down with the annual City League Tournament not far off.   Panthers 35, Hawks 13 The Hawks struggled early scoring as the …

Tigers take 4th in a row

FLORA — The Paris Tigers seem to be putting it all together right now as Coach Chase Brinkley’s team took its fourth win in a row with a 51-37 win over Little Illinis Conference foe Flora …

TCT takes championship

NEOGA — The Tri-County Titans made easy work of the Neoga Lady Indians in the IHSA Class 1A regional Thursday, Feb. 13, downing the hosts 65-42. With Thursday’s win, the Titans (26-5) …
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Scott named to dean’s list

CARBONDALE — Brittany E. Scott, of Paris, was named to the dean’s list for the 2020 fall term at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Hume meets

HUME — The Hume Village Board accomplished its monthly business in about seven minutes Monday, Jan. 11. After clearing away the approval of minutes and paying of bills, the only report …

New local COVID cases county appear to be slowing

The period between Jan. 9 and Jan. 16 showed a marked decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases posted to the Edgar County website. The website, however, has not updated information since …

County board elated by recent jail inspection

What a difference a year can make. During January 2020, the Edgar County Board was still reeling from the forced closing of the Edgar County Jail by the Illinois Department of Corrections (DOC) …

White juggles competition with new clothing brand

Paris resident and college student Austin White had the chance to enter an unusual competition at a high level. “I had to take a Microsoft Office Intro class, and from there I had to take …

Working in a COVID hotspot

“Every nurse was drawn to nursing because of a desire to care, to serve or to help.” —Christina Feist-Heilmeier, RN A little more than six months ago, Mary Bange visited The …

Paris gets $1.7 million loan

A water line connecting Paris and Chrisman has received a second round of financing from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). The IEPA previously gave Chrisman a $1 million loan to …

Robinson returns home as a family medicine doctor

When Laney Robinson left Paris to attend medical school, her plan was to return as a doctor in her hometown. Now, after years of schooling, she started seeing patients in Horizon Health’s …

WIU dean’s list released

MACOMB — The fall 2020 dean’s list at Western Illinois University included students from Edgar and Clark counties. An undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 GPA on a scale of …

Horizon Health honored for quality performance

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently recognized Horizon Health for its ongoing commitment to exceptional quality of care. The announcement was made Nov. 17  during …