A Paris police officer, firefighters and ambulance crewmember remove a critically wounded student for transport to the emergency room. Multiple agencies came together Thursday morning for an ESDA drill testing response to a school shooting. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Practice makes perfect, but there is always room for improvement.The Edgar County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency’s (ESDA) annual drill testing plans for mass casualty incidents ran into a late glitch forcing organizers to quickly put... more
CHRISMAN – It is now more expensive to peddle goods in Chrisman.The city council amended the ordinance for engaging in door-to-door sales during the Monday, May 7, city meeting. The action followed an April 23 report by police chief Toby... more
Horizon Health Emergency Medical Services took its first call at 7:45 a.m. April 17, transporting an emergent cardiac patient. Since that time, the new service has completed 53 calls (as of Tuesday May 1), according to Samantha McCarty, critical care manager for the ambulance project. Pictured in front of one of two new advanced life support ambulances available for use are McCarty, left, and Jesse Lewsader, Horizon Health EMS lead paramedic. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
The new Horizon Health Emergency Medical Services is in operation and as of April 30, had answered 53 calls, according to Samantha McCarty, director of emergency services for Horizon Health.McCarty, who also serves as the critical care manager for... more
John Snidle, the youth minister at First Christian Church, works in his office at the church planning programs and activities. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
A new youth minister at the First Christian Church is positively impacting the lives of young worshippers. Pastor John Snidle’s first day at the local church was January 1. Since then he has worked on forming Godly relationships within... more
Paris High School graduate Judge Carl Eugene McGowan in his official portrait as a Justice on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Many people try their whole lives to obtain the impossible dream. They try to reach the highest heights in their chosen profession, and some do not stop until the top is reached. Paris residents are no different. Some people even reach... more
Students Kendra Siddens, left, and Ellen Rice, right, hold an art creation. They are among several Paris High School students who have taken advantage of the opportunity to do independent study. Siddens plans to become a psychologist, and Rice wants to be a nurse practioner. They said art helps them understand more about the beauty that surrounds us and how that may help them in healing others. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Paris High School has course opportunities for more progressive and adventurous students to take closer control of their educational possibilities.While the school was under construction, local administrators worked with a chemistry professor at... more
A Paris police officer, firefighters and ambulance crewmember remove a critically wounded student for transport to the emergency room. Multiple agencies came together Thursday morning for an ESDA drill testing response to a school shooting. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Horizon Health Emergency Medical Services took its first call at 7:45 a.m. April 17, transporting an emergent cardiac patient. Since that time, the new service has completed 53 calls (as of Tuesday May 1), according to Samantha McCarty, critical care manager for the ambulance project. Pictured in front of one of two new advanced life support ambulances available for use are McCarty, left, and Jesse Lewsader, Horizon Health EMS lead paramedic. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
John Snidle, the youth minister at First Christian Church, works in his office at the church planning programs and activities. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Paris High School graduate Judge Carl Eugene McGowan in his official portrait as a Justice on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Students Kendra Siddens, left, and Ellen Rice, right, hold an art creation. They are among several Paris High School students who have taken advantage of the opportunity to do independent study. Siddens plans to become a psychologist, and Rice wants to be a nurse practioner. They said art helps them understand more about the beauty that surrounds us and how that may help them in healing others. (Special to The Prairie Press)

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