Local religious author Jeanette Levellie has the opportunity to hone her craft after winning a contest to participate in a workshop for writers aspiring to be published in “Guidepost Magazine.” Levellie submitted seven stories for the contest after spending nearly a year polishing the works. Guideposts specializes in stories focusing on the faith of individuals and how those people overcome challenges through faith. (Special to The Prairie Press)
A prayer to write for a prestigious Christian magazine has been answered. Jeanette Levellie recently won a writing contest to attend a workshop about writing for Guidepost Magazine, a publication with a readership of more than 2 million. ... more
This gravestone in St. Aloysius Cemetery is testament to the effort Dan Pigg put into saving old markers. He used a special epoxy to put the stone back together after finding it broken into four pieces. (Roger Stanley/ The Prairie Press)
There is a gravestone in the St. Aloysius Cemetery indicating that John Barry was interred there at the advanced age of 117. Dates on the stone show he was born March 27, 1768, in County Cork, Ireland, and his total time of life was 117 years... more
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It’s canning season and Extension office phones all over the state are ringing with questions about how to preserve produce. Extension educators are delighted when people call with questions because that means canners are seeking... more
Katrina Snow makes a play during Thursday’s Lady Tiger win over LIC foe Lawrenceville while teammate Sarah Wells looks on. Paris travels to Shiloh High School Tuesday to take on Tri-County. (Adonna Bennett/The Prairie Press)
The Paris Lady Tigers and the Tri-County Lady Titans are off to strong starts in the 2018 volleyball season and are headed for a showdown Tuesday at Shiloh High SchoolThe Paris volleyball team has jumped out to a quick start in their 2018 campaign.... more
Members of the PERK committee which oversees the mentoring program accept a check in support of the continued work for Paris and now Kansas students. PERK is a not-for-profit and began the fundraising campaign for business, individuals and clubs who wish to support the mentoring program now serving 80 students in Paris in grades kindergarten through eighth grades and in first through sixth beginning next week in Kansas. (Special to The Prairie Press)
People Encouraging Remarkable Kids (PERK) kicked off its fourth school year with a party and picnic Thursday in Spicer Pavilion at Twin Lakes Park.This year, there are 80 Paris and Kansas students who will meet monthly one-on-one with their mentors... more
Dara and Seth Gard of Clark County are expecting quadruplets, which will double the size of their family. They are busy gathering supplies and adjusting to the big change. The combined weight of the three unborn boys and one girl Dara Gard is carrying is 21 pounds worth of babies. (Suzanne Willliams/The Prairie Press)
When rural Clark County resident Dara Gard learned she is going to have quadruplets, she knew numerous hurdles were ahead in the form of gestation weeks and holding off preterm labor. Now that she is 35 weeks along in her pregnancy, she and... more
Local religious author Jeanette Levellie has the opportunity to hone her craft after winning a contest to participate in a workshop for writers aspiring to be published in “Guidepost Magazine.” Levellie submitted seven stories for the contest after spending nearly a year polishing the works. Guideposts specializes in stories focusing on the faith of individuals and how those people overcome challenges through faith. (Special to The Prairie Press)
This gravestone in St. Aloysius Cemetery is testament to the effort Dan Pigg put into saving old markers. He used a special epoxy to put the stone back together after finding it broken into four pieces. (Roger Stanley/ The Prairie Press)
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Katrina Snow makes a play during Thursday’s Lady Tiger win over LIC foe Lawrenceville while teammate Sarah Wells looks on. Paris travels to Shiloh High School Tuesday to take on Tri-County. (Adonna Bennett/The Prairie Press)
Members of the PERK committee which oversees the mentoring program accept a check in support of the continued work for Paris and now Kansas students. PERK is a not-for-profit and began the fundraising campaign for business, individuals and clubs who wish to support the mentoring program now serving 80 students in Paris in grades kindergarten through eighth grades and in first through sixth beginning next week in Kansas. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Dara and Seth Gard of Clark County are expecting quadruplets, which will double the size of their family. They are busy gathering supplies and adjusting to the big change. The combined weight of the three unborn boys and one girl Dara Gard is carrying is 21 pounds worth of babies. (Suzanne Willliams/The Prairie Press)

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The Crestwood Lady Eagles and Mayo Lady Redbirds opened their 2018 basketball seasons with convincing victories Thursday (Sept. 13).

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