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Felony drug charges in two counties has earned a northern Edgar County woman time in prison. Lacy L. Eason, 34, Chrisman, pleaded guilty to a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and was … more
Locals are ready to get their dance groove on to promote literacy and early reading. The annual Altrusa Dancing with the Stars is Aug. 24 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Money raised by the event … more
Friday morning started like any other school day at Paris High School. Students arrived and went to their homerooms, then the police, firefighters and paramedics arrived. It was all part of a plan … more
Paris Union School District 95 has been awarded a $390,000 grant from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to expand its services to preschool students, the Paris 95 board of education … more
BROCTON – Brocton village government is moving out of the community center building located in the village park. That decision followed an executive session during the Wednesday, Aug. 14, … more
CHRISMAN – A surprise $100,000 is available for improvements at the Chrisman-Scottland Junior High School. Principal Cole Huber discussed the award during the Monday, Aug. 12, board of education … more
The morass that is the American health insurance system is again creating a headache for the Edgar County Board. During the Wednesday, Aug. 14, county board meeting, members of the insurance … more
The state’s case against a northern Edgar County man keeps building Cody A. Monahan, 31, Chrisman, appeared in custody of the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department for the July 29 criminal and … more
An unusual spate of structure fires this past week has resulted in significant damage and heroic action by one family pet. The dog is credited with waking a couple while their house was burning at … more
The 2019 Relay for Life was in full swing Aug. 3 at Twin Lakes Park. Whether participants were playing in the Splash park or the RC Demolition Derby fundraiser, everybody there had plenty of chances … more
BROCTON – Joshua “JJ” Keske has joined Advance Trading, Inc. (ATI), as an Ag Risk Management Advisor. Keske is working at the Brocton branch office under the guidance of Luke Williams, who … more
The Edgar County Health Department recently announced new income guidelines for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program means more Edgar County women are eligible for assistance to help their … more
CHRISMAN – The plan for the City of Paris to build a pipeline to Chrisman and sell water to the northern Edgar County city has hit a snag. Andy Keiser of Fehr-Graham Engineering & Environmental … more
KANSAS – The Kansas Village Board members went into closed session during the Wednesday, Aug. 7, meeting to discuss the soon to be vacant position of the public works director. Current director … more
Individuals appearing before the bench for the July 22 and July 25 criminal and traffic calls in Edgar County Circuit Court included: In Custody -Garrett A. Comstock, 29, Marshall, appeared in … more
Paris Police Chief Eric Brown confirms two Paris children went missing early in the week but were found after a search. He was unable to provide much information since the incident did not result … more
Paris residents are receiving phone calls claiming to raise money for both the Paris Fire Department and the Paris Police Department. Paris Fire Chief Brian Gates said Wednesday, July 31, neither … more
MARSHALL - Negotiations for a guilty plea agreement are still underway in the Connor Scott murder case. In a brief pretrial conference Monday, July 29, Scott’s public defender William McGrath … more
The Paris Park Board reviewed the recent Independence Day celebration in Twin Lakes Park and started laying the foundation for improvements to Holiday in the Park. “I got a lot of positive … more
The Link Art Gallery in Paris is participating in a new exhibit honoring an artist with Edgar County roots. The Swope Art Museum at Terre Haute is mounting an exhibit of Alice Baber’s paintings. … more
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