April 11, 2021

Siren Report

 Paris Police Department April 9, at 6:39 p.m., Zachary W. Rogers, 35, 15005 E. 200th Road, was arrested in the 200 block of North Central on an in-state warrant. Rogers was transported to …
April 9, 2021

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Paris Police Department April 8, at 12:23 p.m., Kyrah Felgenhauer, 28, 526 NE Bayard, was arrested at 420 Chestnut and changed with criminal damage to property and child endangerment. Felgenhauer …
April 8, 2021

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Paris Police Department April 7, at 9:30 a.m., Daniel Kiger, 44, no address provided, was issued city ordinance citation 93.34 — specified/unspecified nuisance for toilet, sink, dresser and …
April 7, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department April 6, at 5:20 a.m., Joe W. Evans, 32, 607 Cherry Point Road, Lot 37, was arrested at 11639 Il. Hwy. 1 on an Edgar County failure to appear warrant and charged with …

Chrisman school district does away with township representation

Voters in the Chrisman Community Unit School District #6 decided to switch to at-large election of school board members. The question for making the change was on the ballot for the April …
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Sports

ALAH blitzes Tri-County 41-7

ARTHUR — The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood Hammond Knights running game blitzed the Tri-County Titans Friday, March 26, 41-7 in the Titans’ first game of the unusual football season. This …

Tigers roll over Marshall Lions 62-12

MARSHALL — On a day that felt like late October football playoff atmosphere, the Paris Tigers completely dominated the Marshall Lions on their own field by the score of 62-12. With the …

Paris rolls over Olney 45-14

Friday night marked the first time in 525 days that the lights were turned on at Tiger Stadium. It didn’t take long for the scoreboard to light up as well as the Paris Tigers defeated the Olney …

Chrisman is now 5-2

CHRISMAN — The Chrisman Lady Cardinals are 5-2 on the season and in Vermilion Valley Conferenct play following wins this past week. On Thursday, April 1, the Lady Cardinals took a straight …

Titans take wins

KANSAS — After a day off from game action, the Tri-County Titans volleyball squad was back in Kansas on Thursday night for a Lincoln Prairie Conference contest against the Argenta-Oreana …

Vball has big week

It was a big week for the Paris Lady Tigers volleyball team as  they swept three matches against Newton, Dietrich and Casey-Westfield. Coach Christy Pinkston said Friday the Lady Tigers are …

TCT players earn honors

HUME — Tri-County basketball players have been selected for Lincoln Prairie Conference honors. In the girls all-conference selection, the Tri-County Titans were well represented with four …

TCT loses on field goal

ARGENTA — The Tri-County Titans experienced heartbreaking loss Friday, falling to Argenta-Oreana Bombers 31-28 — on the Last play of the game. In the 2019  football season, the …

Tingley honored

Crestwood Junior High girls basketball coach Missy Tingley was honored by the school this past week for achieving 500 career wins. Tingley earned the wins as first a coach at Shiloh, Crestwood and as …
Local news

Horizon Health staff gain new certifications

Horizon Health staff members have recently advanced their careers with new certifications. Yaniv Cozacov, general surgeon, has been named Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Indiana …

Learn to Run returns to Paris

The idea of running for better health can be overwhelming for some from fear they cannot run far enough or fast enough or previous attempts resulted in pain and frustration at the lack of …

Hawes trial postponed for one month

MARSHALL — A Paris woman who faces three felony charges following a fall automobile accident that left one dead was in Clark County court Wednesday, March 31. A new trial date in May was …

Cases in Edgar County Circuit Court

The following people had cases for the March 22 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court.   Charges -Ali M. Metcalf, 29, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor …

Chamber director Lane looks forward to final retirement

After a little more than three years working for the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, Linda Lane is retiring, again. Lane first retired in 2006 following a 16-year stint as Edgar …

Weir’s Florist celebrates 50 years

In 1971, Maxine and Russ Weir transplanted their flower business from Mattoon to Paris. Now, Weir’s Florist is excited to celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2021. The current Weir in charge …

NECAS to sell out

CHRISMAN — Uncertainty was the major factor in keeping members of the Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service (NECAS) board from making decisions about the future at the Tuesday, March 30, …

Park board mulls options

Both previous and new ideas were topics of discussion during the Tuesday, March 30, Paris Park Board meeting. Linda Lane, retiring executive director of the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce & …

Bee Well Fun Runs start May 20

The popular Fun Runs sponsored by Bee Well of Edgar County return to the West Lake Park May 20. Fun Runs are for children of all ages and abilities. Running distances vary from 30-yards to one …

Edgar County now vaccinating any county resident over age 18

The Edgar County Public Health Department is now in a position to vaccinate any country resident above the age of 18 wanting the COVID-19 vaccine. Having worked through the various priority age …
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 …