Sept. 22, 2020

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Sept. 20, at 6:38 p.m., a two-vehicle accident involving injury occurred at Union and High. The first vehicle involved was a 2005 Buick Rendezvous driven by Ivan E. Denney, …
Sept. 21, 2020

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Paris Police Department Sept. 18, at 10:45 a.m., Mary J. Jewell, 45, 603 West End Ave., was issued city ordinance citations 93.76-excessive vegetation and 115.11-outdoor accumulation of junk and …
Sept. 18, 2020

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Paris Police Department Sept 17, at 10 a.m., Jerry L. Woltman, 73, was issued city ordinance violations at 1608 Ten Broeck for accumulation of junk and trash and junk/abandoned vehicle. Woltman …
Sept. 15, 2020

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Paris Police Department Sept. 14, at 12:48 p.m., Gail J. Barnes, 65, Catlin, was stopped at Jasper and Main and charged with expired drivers license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. …
Sept. 14, 2020

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Paris Police Department Sept. 11, at 11:26 p.m., Randy J. Bramlett, 53, 219 Bristol, was arrested at 432 West Court and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug …
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Mayo blanks Cumberland

The Mayo Lady Redbird softball team improved to 6-2 on the season after a week in which they split a pair of games in middle school action. On Tuesday afternoon at Casey, the Redbirds committed …

Titans take W

GEORGETOWN — Two weeks left in the junior high softball regular season and stakes were never higher than Tuesday afternoon as the Tri-County Titans traveled to Georgetown to face the Mary …

Mayo blanks Titans

In a rather slow week by junior high baseball standards, the Mayo Redbirds made quick work of Tri-County on Tuesday afternoon blanking their Edgar County opponents by a score of 12-0. Behind a …

Paris routs Charleston

The Paris Lady Tiger tennis team swept two big matches this week, including a 9-0 shutout of rival Charleston. The Lady Tigers are now 4-1 with the 9-0 win over Charleston at home on Thursday …

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 …
Local news

Diaper bank aiding families now needs help

Angie Francis has been running Covered With Love, the Wabash Valley’s only diaper bank, for several years out of Terre Haute, Ind. “We started in October 2015,” said Francis. …

Cases appearing in Edgar County Circuit Court

The following cases were among those called during the Sept. 10 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court.   In Custody -Johnathan R. Board, 31, Paris, appeared in custody …

Car show, auction benefit children’s hospital

The Edgar County Shrine Club is sponsoring a car show, auction and food vendors to support the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in St. Louis Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Paris American Legion, …

PHS making school work

Paris High School students are not only happy to be back in school following a 2½ month remote learning experience last school year, they are making a concerted effort to keep the school open, …

School budget finalized

CHRISMAN — A wide-ranging Chrisman Board of Education meeting Monday, Sept. 14, covered a lot of ground. Final approval was given for a $4 million Fiscal Year 2021 budget. Interim …

Kansas school funding holds steady

KANSAS — The Kansas Community Unit School District #3 Fiscal Year 2021 budget got final approval during the board meeting Wednesday, Sept. 16. Interim superintendent John Hasten noted the …

Community supports local police

Edgar County criminal and traffic court

The following matters were heard during the Aug. 31 and Sept. 3 criminal and traffic calls in Edgar County Circuit Court.   In custody -Jacob R. Archer, 42, Paris, was in custody of …

Local man found dead last Sunday morning

A Paris man was discovered dead in a garage behind his residence early Sunday morning. 911 dispatchers were alerted at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, the family of a male subject was concerned for his …

Fatal motorcycle accident claims Hume man

A traffic crash at the intersection of the Shiloh Road and state Route 133 claimed the life of a Hume man. The Illinois State Police report the accident occurred at 8:16 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, …