May 14, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department May 13, at 9L57 a.m., Dalton R. Deweese, 24, Brazil, Ind., was stopped at Douglas and Jackson and charged with driving while license revoked, no valid registration and …
May 13. 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department May 12, at 7:22 p.m., Laura A. Baty, 26, 437 E. Court, was arrested at 516 Elm Street and charged with violation of an order of protection, criminal damage to property and …
May 10, 2021

Siren Report

Siren Report May 7, at 12:25 p.m., Ty M. Keller, 26, 301 Chestnut, was arrested at 220 Sheriff, Apt. 4, and charged with home invasion and criminal damage to property. Keller was transported to …
May 7, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department May 6, at 10:30 a.m., Onnie H. Magar, 83, 217 E. Blackburn, was cited for city ordinance violations 93.76-tall weeds and grass and 93.91-accumulation of debris harboring …
May 6, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department May 5, at 9:19 a.m., Keith A. Gosnell, 35, 716 E. Blackburn, was arrested at 15150 U.S. Highway 150 and charged with criminal trespass to property, possession of burglary …
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Sports

Taylor Barry signs with lake land

Pinkston drafted to all-state

Making the annual Illinois Prep all-state volleyball team is an honor encompassing athletic acumen and academic achievement. This year Paris High School senior Emma Pinkston became the first person …

Titans Little League off to good start

The Titans Minors and Majors teams began play two weeks ago in a 20-game regular season with good results and showing some continuity going forward.  The Minors team consisting of nine- and …

Paris softball improves

The Paris Lady Tiger softball team returned to its winning ways on Wednesday with a 4-2 victory over the St. Anthony Bulldogs. Paris moves to 4-3 on the season with the non-conference win while …

Titans lose to Marshall

MARSHALL — Looking to end a two- game losing streak, the Tri-County Titans softball squad headed south to Marshall April 30 for a non-conference contest. Bright sunshine with a little bit of …

Titan softball is underway

NEWMAN — Tri-County summer softball started April 26 with a home game in Newman’s Memorial Park and a loss against Bement 2. Play continued April 28 with an away game facing Bement 1. …

Hit the ground running

The Tri-County Titans junior high track and field teams had back-to-back meets April 22 and April 23. With a series of consistent performances, the top athletes are looking toward the upcoming …

Barry is championship MVP

The Lake Land Lakers made school history on April 24 by reaching the top of the national tournaments and becoming the NJCAA Division II National Champions. The victory became even more momentous for …

Paris beats Neoga 18-6

The Paris Tiger baseball team stayed unbeaten Monday afternoon, April 26, by defeating Neoga 18-6 on a blustery day at Tiger Field. Paris moved to 5-0 on the year while Neoga fell to 3-4 following …
Local news

Area educators recognized for excellence

CHARLESTON — The Regional Office of Education #11 has announced the Second Annual ROE #11 Recognition of Excellence Award Recipients. Nominations from school districts within the region …

2021 Shiloh Senior Banquet

Cases moving through Edgar County Court

The following people were among those on the lists to appear for the April 26 and April 29 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court:   In custody -Randy J. Bramlett, 54, …

Hawes enters open guilty homicide plea

MARSHALL — The Paris woman who killed her friend in a drunk driving incident last fall openly pleaded guilty to reckless homicide Monday, May 3, in Clark County Circuit Court. Shasta Hawes, …

Sanders is charged with two first-degree murders

A 26-year-old woman made the first of what will be many appearances Tuesday, May 4, in a process that could eventually lead to a murder trial. Stefanie L. Sanders, 26, Tuscola, was in custody of …

Bee Well ready to move

Bee Well of Edgar County Coalition members are ready to move forward on projects that were stymied by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary Liz Wright announced during the group’s meeting Thursday, …

Railroad is obstacle to completing water line

CHRISMAN — The project building a pipeline so Chrisman can purchase water from Paris is almost complete except for one significant obstacle — the railroad. Chrisman city commissioner …

Paris to reconsider fence ordinance this week

Paris City Commissioner Drew Griffin plans to put a revised fence ordinance before the city council during the Monday, May 10, meeting. “That’s something we get a lot of citizens …

Kansas seeks officers

KANSAS — Jeff Goodwin, Kansas police chief, informed the village board he is seeking police officers to work part-time for the village. Goodwin made his report during the Wednesday, May 5, …

Local COVID-19 cases remain low

It was another week of low numbers for COVID-19 infection in Edgar County. For the week between May 1 and May 7, the Edgar County Public Health Department’s website indicated eight new cases …
Milestones
Mohler’s 90th birthday Jessie Mohler, of Brookstone Estates, celebrated her 90th birthday Thursday, April 1. The celebration was private according to COVID-19 guidelines. A lifelong Paris resident, she married the love …