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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. … more
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 … more
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, … more
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, … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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, … more
Social services, including mental health services, are expanding in Edgar County. Horizon Health’s campus continues to grow with the opening of its new Life Center. The Life Center, located … more
Millie Arp has been teaching art at Mayo for the past three years and has just finished a new project that got her students excited. “They’ve painted the front [of paint sticks], and … more
Lisa Ellis, of Prairie Township, was appointed Wednesday, Sept. 9, to a vacancy on the Edgar County Board. “This is a happy day,” said board chairman Jeff Voigt prior to Judge Steven … more
The first shoe has dropped regarding local changes for the Nov. 3 election because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Edgar County Clerk and Recorder August Griffin reported at the Wednesday, Sept. 9, … more
There were 30 new COVID-19 cases reported on the Edgar County Public Health Department’s website between Sept. 5 and Sept. 11. That exceeded last week’s count of 29 new cases and is a new … more
The Crestwood Unit 4 school board approved its 2020-2021 budget and awarded the district’s insurance contract during its September meeting Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the library at the … more
BROCTON  — The Brocton Village Board took action Wednesday, Sept. 9, to expand the water main project in the village. Kevin McReynolds, of the Coles County Regional Planning Commission, … more
Crestwood Unit 4 students return to in-person learning for the first time since March 16 Thursday, Aug. 13, and the teachers and staff are redy to go, according to Crestwood Superintendent of Schools … more
Steve S. Kemper Sr., 69, a Paris city council member was arrested today, Aug. 11, by the Illinois State Police, the Paris City Police and the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department following a … more
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