A gun case, similar to the one he is holding, was the first thing Paul Staley made when he decided to renew his interest in leather tooling while recuperating from back surgery. That gun case was a Christmas gift for his grandson and since then he has made other cases, brief cases and purses for family members. While straps and handles are riveted into place, Staley uses leather lacing to assemble the finished product. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Things learned are never really forgotten, but it sometimes takes an unexpected spark to re-energize the memory and skill.A couple of incidents combined to encourage Paul Staley to renew his interest in leather tooling. “I had back... more
Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center is now Horizon Health.The new branding and logo officially goes into effect Monday, April 16, but signage at the local hospital and clinic has, for the most part, been updated.According to Horizon... more
Special to The Prairie PressTERRE HAUTE, Ind. — When Deborah J. Curtis is inaugurated as Indiana State University’s 12th president on Friday (April 13) she will use the platform to highlight the institution’s partnerships and... more
Eric “Hoovey” Elliott, second from the right, and his family are pictured outside a Bloomington movie theater before the opening of the movie “Hoovey.” The movie is based on his father’s book “Rebounding from Death’s Door.” Hoovey will be speaking Tuesday, April 17 at the First Christian Church in Paris. Other family members are, from left, his sister, mother Ruth and his father, Jeff, a retired firefighter. (Special to The Prairie Press)
An Illinois man will share his story of faith, illness and recovery at the First Christian Church Tuesday, April 17, according to FCC member David Dick, who has helped coordinate the evening.Eric “Hoovey” Elliott will speak at 5 p.m. in... more
The Edgar County Historical Society’s Arthur House was built by Henry Clay Moss in the 1870s. It gained national register status in 2008. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
In the course of Edgar County events, the builders and people of this county have worked for and achieved something by being recognized with National Register of Historic Places designations. There are eight sites or buildings that have come up... more
Leftover Easter ham offers an opportunity to make wonderful dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. (Special to The Prairie Press)
I was able to spend Easter dinner on Saturday with most of my family, hosted by my sister and brother-in-law Cheryl and Dale Curl.Cheryl is a wonderful cook and baker and probably should be writing a column each month for this paper. Anyway, Cheryl... more
A gun case, similar to the one he is holding, was the first thing Paul Staley made when he decided to renew his interest in leather tooling while recuperating from back surgery. That gun case was a Christmas gift for his grandson and since then he has made other cases, brief cases and purses for family members. While straps and handles are riveted into place, Staley uses leather lacing to assemble the finished product. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Eric “Hoovey” Elliott, second from the right, and his family are pictured outside a Bloomington movie theater before the opening of the movie “Hoovey.” The movie is based on his father’s book “Rebounding from Death’s Door.” Hoovey will be speaking Tuesday, April 17 at the First Christian Church in Paris. Other family members are, from left, his sister, mother Ruth and his father, Jeff, a retired firefighter. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The Edgar County Historical Society’s Arthur House was built by Henry Clay Moss in the 1870s. It gained national register status in 2008. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
Leftover Easter ham offers an opportunity to make wonderful dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. (Special to The Prairie Press)

Seeva Johnson

MARSHALL – Seeva L. Johnson, 64, of Marshall, passed away 5:18 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, Ind.

Kayla Mueller

In support of Kayla Jean Mueller's family both here in our community as well as in Arizona, there will be a register book for anyone who wishes to sign at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home from

Bobby Mallory

CHRISMAN – Bobby Dean Mallory, 70, of Chrisman, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living. He worked for Hyster in Danville for 35 years.

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MARSHALL – Rita A. English, 64, of Paris, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, at her home.

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