Paris native Mille Arp works on an acrylic painting at her family's home in preparation for her one-woman show, "Reflections of the Soul" at the Bicentennial Art Center from Nov. 17-Dec. 29 (Special to The Prairie Press)
If you’ve noticed there’s more color in the Paris community, it’s thanks to the art work of Paris native Millie Arp.who graduated from Millikin University with a bachelor of fine arts in studio art and art education, has quietly... more
CHRISMAN – Life lessons come hard earned – more so for some people than others.Tim Ryan shared with the community through multiple presentations Nov. 9 what he has learned on perhaps the hardest road imaginable as he endured alcoholism... more
Michelle Blievernicht leads a group of El Salvadoran children in painting during her recent mission trip to the country. Blievernicht went as part of S.O.S. Hope Ministeries. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Michelle Blievernicht, mother of four, always wanted to get involved in missions work abroad, but circumstances kept her from going beyond the states.An opportunity arose this summer to act on her lifelong goal and participate on a mission trip to... more
The Paris Waterworks operated by Troy Porter sat where Sylvian Park is today. The man in the picture although unidentified could possibly be Porter. (Special to The Prairie Press)
When someone mentions civil rights one tends to automatically think of Dr. Martin Luther King and his assassination. Others may think back to 1960 when four college students entered Woolworth's in Greensboro, N.C., and sat at the whites only... more
What’s Thanksgiving without dressing? Depending on the area of the country you’re from or where you reside now, dressing or stuffing contains quite different ingredients.
When I was growing up, my Mom was in charge of making the pies and the dressing or Thanksgiving at Grandma and Grandpa Dennison’s house.Thanksgiving was always a big deal for our family. We spent the day at their home — mostly at 515 N.... more
As flu season approaches, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is urging Americans ages six months to the the elderly to be immunized against influenza (Special to The Prairie Press)
The days are getting shorter and the leaves are turning color. It must be time for influenza immunizations.The Center for Disease Control began its national campaign to urge Americans to roll up their sleeves and get a flu shot whether in the office... more
Paris native Mille Arp works on an acrylic painting at her family's home in preparation for her one-woman show, "Reflections of the Soul" at the Bicentennial Art Center from Nov. 17-Dec. 29 (Special to The Prairie Press)
Michelle Blievernicht leads a group of El Salvadoran children in painting during her recent mission trip to the country. Blievernicht went as part of S.O.S. Hope Ministeries. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The Paris Waterworks operated by Troy Porter sat where Sylvian Park is today. The man in the picture although unidentified could possibly be Porter. (Special to The Prairie Press)
What’s Thanksgiving without dressing? Depending on the area of the country you’re from or where you reside now, dressing or stuffing contains quite different ingredients.
As flu season approaches, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is urging Americans ages six months to the the elderly to be immunized against influenza (Special to The Prairie Press)

James Eveland

James L. Eveland, 79, of Paris, passed away at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. He worked at U.O.

Bob Plew

Robert Lee “Bob” Plew, 78, of Paris, passed away at 5:08 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care Center.

Wilma Sapp

Wilma Sapp, 91, of South Bend, Ind., and formerly of Paris, passed away at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Mrs.

Donald Curl

Donald Jeremiah Curl, 86, of Paris, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Ben Orrell

CASEY ­– James Benjamin “Ben” Orrell, 77, of Casey, passed away at 9:24 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

Albert Kile

MARSHALL – Albert “Junior” Kile, 82, of Danville, and formerly of Marshall, passed away 5:38 a.m. Monday, Nov.

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Sports

Paris High School provided the venue for the second matchup of the season between the Mayo Lady Redbirds and the Crestwood Lady Eagles junior high basketball teams.

Obituaries

Mary Frances Fruin, 102, of Paris, passed away at 5:53 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Paris Health Care Center. She was a homemaker.

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