Entertainment for the Paris Community Hospital’s annual dinner was a USO Show with performers, from left, Gene England, Tanner Laughlin, Peg Dixon and Doug Hasler. The entertainment was conceived, written and directed by Jane Blair. The dinner was held Saturday in Eveland Gym. (Photo by Barbara Kendall)
A sellout crowd honored America’s veterans and a doctor who gave 38 years of service to the Edgar County community during the second Paris Community Hospital dinner Saturday at Eveland Gym.Under the direction of Cindy Belt and an active... more
Americans, from left, Kevin and Brooke Campbell of South Carolina and Jeni and Ben Lueken of Paris are pictured with representatives of the Home Andrew Murray (HAM) children’s home in July. The couples brought necessities for the 150 children who live in the family home. (Special to The Prairie Press)
“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress….”—James 1:27What began as a pleasure trip to South Africa turned into a mission trip for a Paris couple... more
The Grandview Township town hall dates to 1831. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
The old Vandalia Road, or trace, serving southern and eastern Illinois ran across the southern part of what eventually became Edgar County.The name Vandalia was used since it was the capital of the state at the time Grandview Township was first... more
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While I think everyone enjoys sitting down with family for Thanksgiving dinner, one of my favorite parts of the food holiday are the leftovers — and what you can do with them.When Don and I lived in Savannah, our next-door neighbors Barry and... more
Amber Cook, left, as Mrs. March, comforts her stage daughter Beth March, played by Jadyn Hess, right. Based on the novel “Little Women,” by Louisa May Alcott, the play “Christmas with Little Women” includes a storyline of invalid Beth March despairing at Christmas because of her poor health and her father who is absent during the Civil War. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
CHRISMAN – Fans of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” can share the Christmas season with the March family at Hidden Garden Antiques & Tea Room.Danville-based Darkhorse Theatre Company is currently rehearsing “... 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)
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
Entertainment for the Paris Community Hospital’s annual dinner was a USO Show with performers, from left, Gene England, Tanner Laughlin, Peg Dixon and Doug Hasler. The entertainment was conceived, written and directed by Jane Blair. The dinner was held Saturday in Eveland Gym. (Photo by Barbara Kendall)
Americans, from left, Kevin and Brooke Campbell of South Carolina and Jeni and Ben Lueken of Paris are pictured with representatives of the Home Andrew Murray (HAM) children’s home in July. The couples brought necessities for the 150 children who live in the family home. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The Grandview Township town hall dates to 1831. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
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Amber Cook, left, as Mrs. March, comforts her stage daughter Beth March, played by Jadyn Hess, right. Based on the novel “Little Women,” by Louisa May Alcott, the play “Christmas with Little Women” includes a storyline of invalid Beth March despairing at Christmas because of her poor health and her father who is absent during the Civil War. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
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)

Robert Lance

OAKLAND – Robert C. “Bob” Lance, 62, died peacefully at Carle Hospital Dec. 29, 2014, after several years of health challenges.

Howard Ogle

GALVESTON, Ind. – Howard A. Ogle, 68, of Walton, Ind., passed away at 10:17 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at his home.

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MARSHALL – Darrell Ray Titus, 43, of Bay City, Texas, and formerly of Marshall, passed away at 11:28 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at his home.

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