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Guidelines for testing for the COVID-19 remain stringent as screenings continue, according to Tiffany Turner, Horizon Health Chief Nursing Officer. Turner confirmed the hospital/clinic does have a … more
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Late Thursday afternoon, March 19, Union Health officials received notice of the first patient to test positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. … more
HUME — Shiloh Junior High School athletes will not be Titans but will continue to be Raiders following action by the Shiloh Unit 1 School Board Monday, March 16, meeting. On a vote of 4-3, … more
KANSAS — COVID-19 and the mandatory school closing was a major topic of conversation at the Wednesday, March 18, board of education meeting for Kansas Community Unit School District … more
Paris High School students have raised more than $11,000 to support the school’s annual after prom event, the Paris Cooperative High School board of directors learned during its meeting Monday, … more
Area schools are distributing meals to students who may otherwise go hungry during the current coronavirus shutdown. In Paris, Mayo Middle School, Wenz Elementary School and Memorial Elementary … more
The University of Illinois Extension has canceled the annual April in Paris Gardening Seminar set for April 9. Information about refunds is available by calling the Edgar County Extension office … more
EnerStar Electric Cooperative has postponed the cooperative’s March 28 annual membership meeting. Angela Griffin, vice president of utility services, said concern regarding COVID-19 and … more
CHRISMAN — Until further notice, firefighters at Chrisman will respond to all medical calls wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and respirators. Fire Chief Mike Marvin said while the … more
Local emergency and health officials have put together a plan for dealing with the more severe aspects of COVID-19 if the disease appears in Edgar County. “As of 11 a.m. today, there are no … more
Edgar County residents approved paying more taxes in Tuesday’s primary election in order to address important needs. Northern Edgar County gave an overwhelming yes to the idea of creating a … more
Horizon Health and Mary Liz Wright from the University of Illinois Extension are offering a free, diabetes-friendly cooking program in March. “Participants will help prepare a meal and leave … more
Rides Mass Transit District is providing transportation to the polls at no cost, to all residents of the RMTD service area for the Illinois primary election Tuesday, March 17. Residents can ride … more
The Edgar County Community Foundation supports the Kansas Police Department with new upgraded communications equipment. Presenting the check at the Longview Banking Center are from left, ECCF board … more
It’s no secret the Paris Lady Tiger softball team was loaded with talent and experience heading into the 2020 spring season. The girls are now sitting on the sidelines as school has been … more
A Clark County man is going to prison for stealing in Edgar County. Brendan P. Connors, 48, Marshall, was sentenced on a Class 4 felony theft conviction during the March 2 criminal and traffic … more
Paris Unions School District 95 students in kindergarten through eighth grade now have an e-learning plan in the event school must be canceled due to the COVID-19 virus, Paris Superintendent of … more
(Editor’s Note: The story was place of the page before Governor JB Pritizker’s announcement closing Illinois schools starting March 17. School principal Cole Huber said his plan is to … more
The Edgar County Health Department confirmed Friday afternoon there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Edgar County or the immediate surrounding area. As a result, the health department remains … more
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