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Feb. 20, at 3:20 a.m., Anthony D. Foote, 24, Watson, was arrested at 720 E. Court and charged with obstructing a peace officer and obstructing identification. He was transported to the Edgar County …
Feb. 15, 2020

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Feb. 14, at 5:30 a.m., a two-vehicle non-injury accident occurred at Jasper and the Lower Terre Haute Road. The first vehicle was a 2015 Ford driven by Stephen M. Mattingly, 65, rural Paris. The …
Feb. 14, 2020

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Paris Fire Department Feb. 7, at 1:19 p.m. the department was dispatched to provide medical assistance. Feb. 7, at 7:27 p.m. the department was dispatched to Washington Street to assist the …
Feb. 13, 2020

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Paris Police Department Feb. 12, at 1:35 a.m., Kimberly A.M. Mattingly, 29, 207 E. Elliott St., was stopped at 411 North Main Street and charged with unattended motor vehicle left illegally. She …
Feb. 12, 2020

Siren Report

Paris Police Department Feb. 11, 8:16 a.m., Jimmy L. Woodyard, 58, 625 N. Central, was arrested at 602 West Court Street on an Edgar County Warrant and also charged with possession of …
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Lady Tigers take down St. Joe-Ogden 62-35

When a team reaches this point of the postseason, the coach has usually seen the best and the worst of their team. What Paris Lady Tiger Coach Dave Tingley saw of his team on Monday night, Feb. …

TCT freshman moves TCT freshman hits free throw to send Titans to Sweet Sixteen

CASEY — Freshman Thaylee Barry hit the second of two free throws with .5 seconds left on the clock to give the Tri-County Titans an exciting 52-51 win over Brownsville/St. Elmo (BSE) in the …

Lady Tigers take care of St. Joe in sectional semi-final 62-35

The Paris Lady Tigers took care of business in the sectional semi-final Monday evening , Feb. 17, downing the St. Joseph-Ogden Lady Spartans 62-35 before a huge home crowd at Paris High …

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 …

TCT takes championship

NEOGA — The Tri-County Titans made easy work of the Neoga Lady Indians in the IHSA Class 1A regional Thursday, Feb. 13, downing the hosts 65-42. With Thursday’s win, the Titans (26-5) …

Tigers fall in LIC tourney

The Newton Eagles got out to a hot start in their second round game in the consolation game against the Paris Tigers Wednesday, Jn. 29, riding it all the way for a 45-30 victory. Paris was able …
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Wear Red promotes heart health

On Friday, Feb. 7, Horizon Health held the 7th annual Wear Red Luncheon in observance of American Heart Month at the Tingley Reception Center. A record number of women came together, dressed in red …

Up with People coming to Paris in August

The multinational cast of Up with People is headed to Paris. Up with People (UWP), which has toured more than 73 countries around the world during the last 55 years, is performing two shows at 7 …

Cases moving in the Edgar County Court

Individuals appearing before the bench for the Feb. 3 and Feb. 6 traffic and criminal calls in the Edgar County Circuit Court included:   In custody -Kyle N. Carter-Alvis, 26, …

Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

A legendary president just celebrated a happy 211th birthday. Students from across Edgar County decked The Link Art Gallery wall-to-wall with handmade birthday cards for Abraham Lincoln at the third …

Paris library fundraising for a sign

The Paris Public Library is raising money for a much-needed message sign. “We’ve always needed a sign out front that says ‘Paris Public Library,’” explained librarian …

Allen Field is stepping up its game

John P. Allen Field is getting a major facelift, following action by the Paris 95 school board during its February meeting Monday, Feb. 10. Allen Field, once home to the Paris Tigers football …

Paris High School attendance rising

Great things are happening at Paris High School — and it’s just not in athletics, interim co-principal Lorraine Bailey reported to the Paris Cooperative High School board of directors …

Murphy is first graduate

A 39-year-old Paris woman became the first graduate of the new Paris 95 Adult Education Program and told an emotional story of her quest to receive her high school diploma. Melissa Murphy …

Crestwood gets a good financial rating

The Crestwood Unit 4 school district earned a 3.9 score and the recognition designation by the Illinois State Board of Education, the Crestwood school board members learned during the Wednesday, Feb. …

County safety tax Q and A

safety tax  can also be applied to pay bonds sold to either build new or repair. Staffing applies to more than hiring corrections officers. “Our goal is to get the operation of the …