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It did not take long to tally the results in the Edgar County primary election held Tuesday, June 28. The polls closed at 7 p.m. and all 31 precincts were counted by 8:30 p.m. Only one local … more
Edgar County has completed the tax deed proceeding on real estate properties that were tax delinquent for 2018 and before. With the process complete these real estate parcels have reverted to the … more
Edgar County Clerk and Recorder August Griffin and his office staff are largely ready for the Tuesday, Nov. 28 primary election, except for one area. Griffin said he is short at least two poll … more
HUME — Shiloh is one of the schools in the area participating in the new LIFT academy at Mattoon. The program provides education and training in technology, manufacturing and several other … more
Tuesday, June 28, is Primary Election Day in Illinois, and Rides Mass Transit District is ready to help local citizens get to the polls. RIDES is providing transportation to the polls at no cost … more
The following people were among those who had cases scheduled for the June 13, June 16 and June 17 criminal and traffic calls in Edgar County Circuit Court: In custody Angela D. Addcox, 35, … more
ARTHUR — The annual celebration of freedom in Arthur is slated for today, June 25. The highlight of the event is the fireworks display intended to thrill the audience with dramatic … more
Disturbing news was revealed during the Community Addiction Response and Education (CARE) coalition meeting Tuesday, June 8. The EMS committee reported increasing cases of fentanyl overdoses with … more
Paris residents will not see automatic water and sewer rate increases that were scheduled to go into effect. The city council took action Monday, June 13, to abate the scheduled increases and keep … more
Edgar County is among seven Illinois counties where mosquito samples have tested positive for the West Nile virus. “This is the first year Edgar County has had the equipment to test for West … more
Members of the Edgar County Board engaged in a lengthy discussion Monday, June 20, about moving ahead with building a new jail. Karl Farnham Jr. said in recent days he has talked with between 18 … more
male following a UTV accident on Tuesday night, May 24. Barrett said Edgar County 911 dispatchers were notified of the accident at 10:23 p.m. Tuesday, and the Vermilion Fire Department, Paris Fire … more
Rep. Rodney Davis (R-13th District) spent time in Edgar County Monday, April 18, meeting with Paris community leaders and visiting the Chrisman High School. Due to redistricting following the 2020 … more
Opioid addiction still has a grip on Edgar County. The Community Addiction Response and Education (CARE) coalition met Tuesday, March 8, and it was noted three doses of NARCAN® were … more
Leaders of multiple jurisdictions and response agencies in Edgar County are working to create a hazard mitigation plan. Andrea Bostwick of American Environmental is coordinating the effort on … more
(EDITOR”S NOTE: This is the second story in a planned series of unique homes in Edgar County. The main goal is to feature those homes that depart from normal stick-built houses. Nineteenth … more
Paris Public Library is joining 200 libraries across the state in a new collaborative effort to bring virtual events with bestselling and esteemed authors to their communities. The collaborative … more
Some COVID-19 pandemic deniers may still exist, but the reality is all too apparent to local health care providers. Horizon Health announced Thursday, Jan. 13, it was taking new measures and … more
The Paris Union School District 95 after school program is moving forward, the Paris 95 school board learned during its monthly meeting Monday, Jan. 12. Paris 95 Superintendent of Schools Jeremy … more
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