March 2, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department March 1, at 12:01 a.m., Austin E. Kaus, 26, Hillsdale, Ind., was stopped at Eads Avenue and Clinton Road and charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle and improper …
March 1, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Feb. 27, at 2:10 a.m., a two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred at 251 West Wood. The first vehicle involved was a 1999 Pontiac Coup driven by Sarah Hall, 32, Kansas. …
Feb. 26, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Fire Department Feb. 19, at 8:09 a.m., the department was dispatched to provide medical assistance. Feb. 19, at 9:55 a.m., the department was dispatched to provide medical …
Feb. 25, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Feb. 24, at 3:35 a.m., Matthew T. Hamrick, 20, 607 Cherry Point, #27, was arrested at his residence and charged with unlawful possession/use of weapon by felon. Hamrick was …
Feb. 24, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Feb. 23, at 1:30 a.m., Zachary A. Wells, 31, 503 Alexander, was stopped at Central and Madison and charged with driving with expired registration. Wells was released on a …
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Sports

Lady Tigers handle business

Thursday evening marked the third game in four days for the Paris Lady Tigers and the undefeated team saved their best performance for last. The Lady Tigers moved to 8-0 (5-0 in the Little Illini …

Tigers down Tuscola

In what may be the biggest win of Paris Tiger Coach Chase Brinkley’s young career — and only 14 hours after being dominated by the Casey Warriors — the Paris Tigers were tasked with …

Barry hits 1,500th point

HUME — The inside track to the Lincoln Prairie Conference regular season girls’ basketball title was on the line on Thursday, February 25, as the Tri-County Titans took down the …

Paris alum is contributing

For those of us who have watched Sarah Isaf knock down threes since she was a Mayo Lady Redbird, the shooting pose that popped up on a sports news feed was unmistakable. There she was, like …

Crestwood VB splits

The Crestwood Lady Eagles volleyball teams are miving through their schedule. An on-the-road losses occurred Feb. 8, when Mahomet-Seymour defeated both the seventh grade and eighth grade …

TCT is tested by Marshall

KANSAS — The state-ranked Tri-County Titans squeezed out a 60-51 win over a surprising opponent Thursday — the Marshall Lions. TCT had two games canceled this week due to the winter …

Titans fall to OV boys

HUME — The Tri-County boys team dropped a Lincoln Prairie Conference game to Okaw Valley 53-32 Saturday,  Feb. 13. The Titans were in contention for three quarters, but the final …

Ranked Lady Tigers 5-0

CASEY — The IHSA Class 2A fourth-ranked Paris Lady Tigers continued their undefeated season rolling over Little Illini Conference foe Casey-Westfield 73-27 Thursday at Casey. It was the …

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 …
Local news

Paris workers praised

Employees of the Paris street and water departments got high praise during the city council meeting Monday, Feb. 22, regarding the employees’ efforts to deal with the heavy snow a week …

McClure earns Chairman’s Award for Excellence, 2020

MATTOON — First Mid Bancshares, Inc. (First Mid) has named Darla McClure, retail loan officer of the Paris Banking Center, as the recipient of the 2020 Chairman’s Award for …

Horizon Health announces new hires and promotions

Horizon Health recently announced staffing changes that included: Rachel Kelley, who worked for Horizon Health from 2012-2016, has returned as the new chief nursing officer. She previously was the …

Pulmonary rehabilitation therapists earn certification

Horizon Health is furthering its commitment to providing patients with the highest level of care. Two of its respiratory therapists recently earned certification in Pulmonary Rehabilitation, a …

TCT winless

HUME — Still in search of their first win, the Tri-County Titans boys’ hoops team was back in action on Wednesday night in Hume in Lincoln Prairie Conference action against the …

Cases in the Edgar County circuit and traffic court

The following people had court appearances scheduled during the Feb. 18 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court.    In custody -Zachary Q. Crouch, 29, Paris, …

Drama Club gets a CLUE

The Paris High School Drama Club is making its return to the stage following an almost year-long pause, with a senior showcase of the hit play “CLUE.” The performance is available for On …

Happy Fellowship February

Schools cancelling plans because of the COVID-19 Pandemic is old news at this point. But Shiloh students used disappointment in December as inspiration for a community-wide charity event now – …

Everybody is needed for Paris improvement

Some people only complain about what they do not like. Others take action to make a change. Brenda Wright and Callie Keys belong to the latter group and are channeling their considerable energy …

Bid specs for northern ambulance in the works

During the March 2020 primary election, residents of Northern Edgar County approved the establishment of a special service area with an accompanying property tax to help fund ambulance service in …