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CHRISMAN – “It’s a Wonderful Life” is such an iconic Christmas fixture it seems an especially difficult challenge to tell the story any other way than how Frank Capra shot the film. Sarah … more
Whether it’s a providing a sandwich to farmers and semi-drivers during harvest, a family getting together for a birthday or a couple seeking a truly home cooked meal, the Redmon Pit Stop has … more
There is an old saying that when one door closes another opens, but often that requires someone seeing the opportunity. Joe and Stephanie Schmitt saw such an opportunity when their favored … more
Edgar County Sheriff Jeff Wood is serving another four years following the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election. Wood, a Democrat, polled 4,001 votes to Republican challenger Tom Dolan’s 2,125. These are … more
The Paris High School Beacon Brigade concluded a successful competition season this past weekend, taking second place in the Class AA competition and fourth overall out of 21 bands. The … more
The Paris Tiger football team ended a magnificent regular season schedule with a 58-16 win over the Flora Wolves Friday night, taking outright the Little Illini Conference Championship. The … more
Back in 1992 Paul and Sherry Staley of Elbridge Township faced the task of making a sow’s ear into a silk bag – or maybe a silk pumpkin as it turned out. “Basically, we went broke in the hog … more
When Oleksander “Sasha” Serkov, 15, talks about life in his native Ukraine and the United States he notes there are differences. “When I talk about differences, that is what they are – … more
Pancakes, flapjacks, hotcakes, batter cakes, griddle cakes – no matter what these flat, round delectables are called, they do a lot of good. In Paris, the benefit extends beyond a hearty … more
Two men wearing dark clothing and concealing their identities with hoodies and ski masks robbed the Paris Wendy’s Restaurant late Monday, Oct. 1. Paris Police Chief Mike Henness said … more
Sept. 22, at 5:57 p.m., the department was dispatched to 414 Chestnut for a possible illegal burn. Firefighters extinguished the fire, and the resident was advised of the city burn … more
Sept. 26, at 7:45 a.m., a two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred at the Horizon Health Emergency Room entrance. The first vehicle involved was a 2011 semi owned by Paris Transport, Inc., of 500 W. … more
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