These Union veterans of the Civil War were members of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). The group represented the interests of the soldiers, widows and children of the Union veterans. (Special to The Prairie Press)
On May 9, 1865, less than a month after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, President Andrew Johnson declared the Civil War officially over. For four long years the Union Army fought tooth and nail to keep the United States of... more
Paris freshman Sarah Isaf outruns Charleston’s Bernie Jackson (42) and Hope Griffin (12) on her way to a basket in regional championship game action Thursday at Paris High School. (Briar Napier/The Prairie Press)
The Paris Lady Tigers claimed their first regional win since 2011 with a 57-45 win over the Charleston Lady Trojans Thursday on their home court at Paris High School. With a record of 25-4, Paris will play in sectional at Decatur MacArthur on... more
In addition to incorporating her brick collection into a backyard patio, Nancy Secondino has attempted a vertical display. She said this is more difficult because raccoons apparently like to climb on it and keep knocking it down. (Photos by Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
The Brickmobile is ready to roll for 2017 with destinations like Tuscaloosa, Ala., Hamilton, Ohio, and Little Rock, Ark., on the itinerary.“We’ve got a truck we call the brickmobile because we take it to shows,” said Sandra Neal.... more
Danielle Colvin, doctor of physical therapy at Paris Community Hospital, uses a new cutting-edge, therapeutic laser to treat a patient in the hospital’s rehab department. The MLS laser is the first of its kind in the Wabash Valley to help manage pain and promote healing of injuries and other debilitating conditions. Money from November’s Eveland Basket “Ball” made the purchase of the new treatment possible. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center is the first in the Wabash Valley to offer a new cutting-edge, therapeutic laser treatment that helps manage pain and promote healing of injuries and other debilitating conditions.MLS, or Multi-Wave... more
Molly Morecraft’s canvas classes help people find their inner artists, and she is doing a Ladies Crafternoon Sunday at Community Bible Church. Her classes are frequently used as fundraising events. (Special to The Prairie Press)
olly Morecraft is a lover of art and people and her canvas painting courses bring an extra dose of joy to the lives of all who participate in them.Art has always been a part of Morecraft’s life. When she was a high school student, there was a... more
The directions for making the filling for the shumai, a Chinese dumpling, were the filling must be stirred for five minutes in the same direction. Friend Sue Anne Casey was more than happy to volunteer. (Photos by Ruth Patchett/The Prairie Press)
When I opened the gift box from my son, Matt, and his wife Andrea, for Christmas 2016, my first thought was why did I not ask for something simple like perfume, instead of saying, “surprise me.” Remembering how much I loved shumai when... more
These Union veterans of the Civil War were members of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). The group represented the interests of the soldiers, widows and children of the Union veterans. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Paris freshman Sarah Isaf outruns Charleston’s Bernie Jackson (42) and Hope Griffin (12) on her way to a basket in regional championship game action Thursday at Paris High School. (Briar Napier/The Prairie Press)
In addition to incorporating her brick collection into a backyard patio, Nancy Secondino has attempted a vertical display. She said this is more difficult because raccoons apparently like to climb on it and keep knocking it down. (Photos by Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Danielle Colvin, doctor of physical therapy at Paris Community Hospital, uses a new cutting-edge, therapeutic laser to treat a patient in the hospital’s rehab department. The MLS laser is the first of its kind in the Wabash Valley to help manage pain and promote healing of injuries and other debilitating conditions. Money from November’s Eveland Basket “Ball” made the purchase of the new treatment possible. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Molly Morecraft’s canvas classes help people find their inner artists, and she is doing a Ladies Crafternoon Sunday at Community Bible Church. Her classes are frequently used as fundraising events. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The directions for making the filling for the shumai, a Chinese dumpling, were the filling must be stirred for five minutes in the same direction. Friend Sue Anne Casey was more than happy to volunteer. (Photos by Ruth Patchett/The Prairie Press)

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There’s nothing as special as a relationship between a dad and his daughter, but when dad works long hours and his daughter has a calendar full of after-school activities, it’s hard for

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LAWRENCEVILLE — The Paris Tigers dropped their eighth game in a row to Lawrenceville Friday 71-65. 

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  1. Ann Waller, 85, of Paris, passed away at 3:35 a.m.

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