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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
It ends where it began a year ago on the stage in front of the grandstands when Miss Edgar County Fair Kierstyn Allen crowns her replacement Sunday evening. The fair queen pageant starts at 7 p.m. … more
We all need the occasional reminder to think healthy and Bee Well of Edgar County has partnered with two local convenience stores in promoting healthier choices. Bee Well coalition members Mary … more
The familiar Altrusa Reading Trailer that appears at numerous community events and gives free books to children is getting a makeover. Altrusa International Foundation provided a $2,300 grant to … more
Those attending the upcoming Paris Community Theater production of “Mamma Mia” should be prepared for fun, laughter and great music, according to the Stuart Metcalf, the director of … more
Robin Wahl, owner of the Hairport in Brocton, has a new business venture. “I’ve been doing the Anela Boutique for three years,” said Wahl. “It’s a vintage-inspired clothing style store … more
The second Thursday of every month for the past three years, the Red Oak Inn bed and breakfast has hosted a euchre night, where anyone can come in to play cards and socialize for the evening. The … more
Edgar County residents Matt McNabb and his father, Bob McNabb, are men of vision. They saw a problem and have devised what they believe is a viable solution that will not only benefit their … more
MARSHALL — After a year spent closed for renovations, the Marshall public pool reopened May 24 thanks to the support of the Marshall community “It was a huge community effort, even though the … more
Good ideas are hard to keep down, but they are sometimes stymied by a lack of funds. That was the situation facing Paris Fire Chief Brian Gates when it came to figuring out a way to develop the … more
The first Saturday of every month, for the past eight years, Joy Turner has led nature walks through Blackhawk Park. Though some might think these walks through the same trails would grow stale, to … more
Healthcare, especially mental health service, will have a new look in about a year. Representatives of Horizon Health and the Human Resources Center of Edgar and Clark Counties gathered briefly … more
The Edgar County Board has scheduled a special meeting April 22 to decide if the five-year contract for the seven-township service area is awarded to the Edgar County Special Service Area Ambulance … more
The few visitors to the Edgar County Courthouse to watch election results Tuesday night had a surprise. Missing from the rotunda was the giant chalkboard suspended from the back of the elevator … more
Paris High School’s spring musical, “Newsies,” the Broadway musical inspired by the real-life newsboys strike of 1899, is in final rehearsals, with the show scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and … more
The ECCEL Academy held a special reception Tuesday, March 19, at Paris High School to thank supporters and outline progress so far this academic year. The acronym stands for Edgar Clark Career … more
CHRISMAN – The next musical by Chrisman High School students is perhaps the most ambitious project so far at the school. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” by the groundbreaking … more
Antique auto dealers across the U.S. know Charlie Glick. That’s his specialty – antique autos that date back to the 1920s and earlier. He’s also a collector of World War I and World War II … more
Most people are likely unaware of the century local residents the late Carl Killion and his son, Eugene, devoted to the care of honeybees and honey production; but in the world of beekeeping, the two … more
A new EZ Care walk-in clinic, a service of Horizon Health, is now open in Marshall at Illinois Highway 1 and U.S. 40. EZ Care–Marshall is located in the former Wellum chiropractic building at … more
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