July 26, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department July 23, at 7:30 a.m., Alex M. Noble, 18, Paris, was arrested at 437 West Washington on an Edgar County warrant. Nobel was transported to the Edgar County Jail pending a …
July 23, 3021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department July 22, at 11:31 a.m., Toby J. Cash, 45, Oakland, was issued city ordinance citation 93.76-tall weeds and grass for his property at 402 East Blackburn …
July 21, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department July 20, at 9 a.m., Caleb A. Brown, no age provided, 607 Cherry Point, Lot 30, was issued city ordinance citation 115.11-outdoor accumulation of junk and trash. Cown was …
July 19, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department July 16, at 9:02 p.m., Jason P. Childress 23, 644 E. Court, Apt. 19, was arrested at his residence and charged with unlawful possession of weapon by belon. Childress was …
July 22, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department July 21, at 12:40 a.m., Anthony D. Rollings, 33, 117 W. Elliott, was stopped at Springfield and 1350 E and charged with driving while license suspended. Rolling was …
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Sports

ALL EYES ON THE TARGET

Like so many others, Edgar County 4-H members felt the impact of COVID-19 last year. In-person events like the annual shooting sports competitions at the 4-H Fairgrounds were canceled as a result …

IHSA statement on high school sports

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special meeting on July 29, and the board announced its intended plans for the 2020-21 school year. The plan has been sent to …

New youth sports guidelines drastically limit allowable competition

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials released new guidelines for youth and recreational sports Wednesday drastically limiting allowable activities based on the risk of spreading the novel …

Baseball in limbo for now

For the first time in the last six seasons, the Paris Tigers’ baseball team failed to reach the 20-win plateau. They did record 19 victories in a season that saw them lose nine starters …
Final Four here they come!

Tri-County earns trip to state tourney

FARINA —The Tri-County Titans combined a tough defense and clutch free throw shooting in the final minutes of the game to down Okawville 57-50 in the Farina South Central Super-sectional …

Road to Peoria Starts in Bethany for Titans

Last Thursday and Friday, the IHSA officially announced the seeds and match-ups for this year's IHSA Class 1A Boys' Basketball Tournament as March Madness begins next week.  The Tri-County …

TCT splits games

HUME — The Tri-County boys’ basketball team used a strong finish late, including a go-ahead three-point shot from CJ Eackle, to beat visiting Cerro Gordo/Bement 66-63 on Tuesday night. …

Junior League winding down

The 2019-2020 Junior League basketball season is winding down with the annual City League Tournament not far off.   Panthers 35, Hawks 13 The Hawks struggled early scoring as the …

Tigers take 4th in a row

FLORA — The Paris Tigers seem to be putting it all together right now as Coach Chase Brinkley’s team took its fourth win in a row with a 51-37 win over Little Illinis Conference foe Flora …
Local news

Teacher Breakfast is back in 2021

The traditional Back to School Teacher Breakfast returns after a forced hiatus in 2020. Area Church Women, the breakfast gives all area educators an opportunity to gather before the start of …

Robinson opens medical practice

Laney Robinson, family medicine physician, will see patients full-time at Horizon Health beginning July 26. She began seeing patients at the Paris Clinic in January 2021 as part of her medical …

Hume, Chrisman gardens thrive

Interest in gardening individually and communally has grown in recent years, and factors like COVID-19 have only fed American’s interest in fresh produce. Here are how two of Edgar …

Here they come...finally

The grandstands at the Edgar County Fairgrounds were packed full of spectators on Monday, July 19 as harness racing made its way back onto the track for the first time since 2019. Over the course …

Paris team in title hunt

The Paris Little League 11 and under all-stars are opening state tourney play this morning at Warren Giles Riverside Complex in Moline. The Paris teach, coached by Mark Dalbey, Andrew Kirby and …

Cases appearing in the Edgar County Circuit Court

The following people were on the July 12 and July 15 criminal and traffic calls in Edgar County Circuit Court:   In custody -Jacob R. Archer, 43, Paris, appeared in custody, waived the …

Queen Chaney reigns over 2021 fair

Entering the Edgar County Fair Queen competition is something Haley Chaney has considered for the last few years, but her athletic life got in the way. “I thought about doing it when I …

Long live the Queen

When Haley Chaney was announced as the 2021 Miss Edgar County Fair Queen, the young Chrisman woman burst into tears. Chaney, wearing a stunning red gown, was hugged by retiring 2019 Edgar County …

New COVID-19 cases rising

After a respite when new COVID-19 cases were in the low single digits, Edgar County went back into double digits between July 17 and July 22. The Edgar County Public Health Department’s …

Defense seeks fitness exam for Sanders

Stefanie Sanders appeared in custody Friday, July 23, with private attorney Sean Britton. “This is my first appearance with Ms. Sanders in court,” Britton told Judge Steven Garst. …
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 …