Jan. 26, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Jan. 24, at 4:27 p.m., a two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred at Jasper and Main. The first vehicle involved was a 2020 Chevrolet Carryall driven by Jeremy A. Larson, …
Jan. 25 2021

Siren Report

 Paris Police Department Jan. 22, at 9:54 p.m., a 15-yeawr-old female juvenile was arrested at her residence and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting a peace officer and city ordinance …
Jan. 22, 2023

Siren Report

Paris Fire Department Jan. 16, at 12:06 a.m., the department was dispatched to 15418 E 1200th Road for a one-vehicle accident. On scene, occupants were out of the vehicle and a power line was …
Jan. 19, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Jan. 18, at 5:13 p.m., Jacqueline R. Russell, 31, 210 S. Main, was arrested at Blackhawk Park on an Edgar County warrant. Russell was transported to the Edgar County Jail …
Jan. 18, 2021

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Jan. 18, at 3:18 p.m., a two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred at Jasper and Central. The first vehicle involved was a 2015 Chevrolet driven by Earl W. Poe, 74, …
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Sports

Tri-County resumes school sports practice

HUME — Rich Knofsky, Shiloh Athletic Director, announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, high school sports practice for the Tri-County sports cooperative was resuming immediately for both girls and boys …

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

Napier named to Dean’s List

COLUMBIA, MO. — A Chrisman man is among the students at the University of Missouri who earned Dean’s list honors for the fall semester, 2020. Briar Napier, a Chrisman High School …

Augustus makes Bob Jones President’s List

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Jessica Augustus, a freshman business administration major from Paris, was among approximately 600 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2020 President's List. The …

Locals on Bradley Dean’s List

PEORIA — Two local women are among the 2,000 students named to Bradley University's Fall 2020 Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade …

Shiloh announces honor roll

HUME — Shiloh Community Unit School District #1 has released its second quarter honor roll for the elementary school. Third grade: Honor roll, Braxton Hepburn, David Hobbs, Brenden Johnson, …

Kansas releases honor roll

KANSAS — The Kansas Community Unit School District #3 has announced the second quarter honor roll. Kindergarten: Citizenship, Foryst Shafer and Brandon Inman; Perfect Attendance, Marley …

Works of Marcia Boroughs showing at the Link

The Link Art Gallery has opened its first exhibit of 2021 — “Works by Marcia Boroughs” — an artist from Charleston. The work is on display at the Link Art Gallery through …

Wabash Valley surgeon Bollenbacher joins Horizon Health

A well-known orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician in the Wabash Valley has joined Horizon Health on a full-time basis. Jeff Bollenbacher, DO, is now seeing patients in the Paris …

COVID-19 continues preventing local court appearances

The Jan. 11 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court was unable to move forward on a couple of cases because of illness. -Tyler J. Burmood, 30, Clinton, Ind., failed to appear and …

Shriners’ work pays off for hospital

Despite not having the traditional Edgar County Shrine Weekend, the local shrine club was still able to write a sizeable check to the Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis, according to …

COVID-19 a major factor in jump in county deaths during 2020

Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett has released a report on the number of deaths that occurred in Edgar County in the last year, and the numbers for 2020 are grim. The 238 deaths for 2020 is the …
Milestones
Buchanans celebrate 70th anniversary As a young couple Ed Buchanan and Virginia Cole pledged their love on Feb. 3, 1951, when they married in Corinth, Miss. For the past 70 years, they have honored their vows to love and cherish each …