Now that all Edgar County schools are back in session, with the start of school comes the potential for shared germs and illnesses.  Parents can take some easy steps — like emphasizing hand hygiene and making sure their children are getting enough sleep — to help stave off influenza. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Getting your child to the bus stop on time each morning is only a small fraction of the stresses that can accompany a new school year. Kids’ sleep patterns need to shift from the relaxed days of summer thanks to that early morning alarm... more
Planting churches in Europe by missionaries Allan and Carla Calhoun often means working in urban and culturally diverse areas like Amsterdam. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Heritage Family Church of Paris has a tradition of hospitality.  The congregation is welcoming and always ready to make new friends. The church even has guest quarters built onto the church to accommodate missionaries and traveling pastors.... more
Sholem and Son’s sat on the south side of the public square. Savoia’s currently calls this building home, but it was also the home of Penney’s for many years. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The American Dream dates back to the earliest days of the republic.Many dreamed of coming to the United State to prosper and live a luxurious life and while many made the trip, luxury is not always what they found.One of those dreamers made it to... more
Jonagold apples are a cross between Golden Delicious and the Jonathan, an old American variety from the 1820s. Jonagold apples tend to be large in size and have excellent dessert flavor. They have a shorter season than many apples, making them a real treat in the fall and winter months. Tbey are a great apple to make applesauce and one of the featured recipes today — open faced fried apple sandwiches. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Nancy has been writing about some of her favorite summer recipes and here are a few of mine.  I especially enjoyed reading about tomato sandwiches as I grew up eating tomato sandwiches. We couldn’t wait for the first ripe tomatoes and our... more
Leading the Paris Tiger football team are head coach Jeremy Clodfelder and six assistants. Kneeling, from left, Scott Block and Clodfelder. Standing, from left, are Terry Gates, Daniel Nelson, Doug Findley, John Calhoun and Dan Dundas. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
With the season opener just six days away, the Paris Tigers were on full display last night during the Fall Sports Preview at Tiger Stadium.Now that the pre-season is officially over, it is the beginning of what the Tiger coaches are calling ‘... more
Looking almost brand new, the Bibo Barn stands in stark contrast to the fate of most old wood barns. The family spent the money to preserve the barn although it has limited use in modern farming. Originally, the left side of the barn served a cattle operation and the right side had stalls for horses. The smaller sliding doors along the exterior wall provide access to the stalls. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
A drive through rural Edgar County often reveals old barns with their best days behind them.A notable exception is the Bibo Barn in Edgar Township. With a new roof, cupolas, doors, windows and fresh paint, it stands in stark contrast to the fate of... more
Now that all Edgar County schools are back in session, with the start of school comes the potential for shared germs and illnesses.  Parents can take some easy steps — like emphasizing hand hygiene and making sure their children are getting enough sleep — to help stave off influenza. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Planting churches in Europe by missionaries Allan and Carla Calhoun often means working in urban and culturally diverse areas like Amsterdam. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Sholem and Son’s sat on the south side of the public square. Savoia’s currently calls this building home, but it was also the home of Penney’s for many years. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Jonagold apples are a cross between Golden Delicious and the Jonathan, an old American variety from the 1820s. Jonagold apples tend to be large in size and have excellent dessert flavor. They have a shorter season than many apples, making them a real treat in the fall and winter months. Tbey are a great apple to make applesauce and one of the featured recipes today — open faced fried apple sandwiches. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Leading the Paris Tiger football team are head coach Jeremy Clodfelder and six assistants. Kneeling, from left, Scott Block and Clodfelder. Standing, from left, are Terry Gates, Daniel Nelson, Doug Findley, John Calhoun and Dan Dundas. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
Looking almost brand new, the Bibo Barn stands in stark contrast to the fate of most old wood barns. The family spent the money to preserve the barn although it has limited use in modern farming. Originally, the left side of the barn served a cattle operation and the right side had stalls for horses. The smaller sliding doors along the exterior wall provide access to the stalls. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)

Susan Norton

MARSHALL — Susan A. Norton, 78, of Marshall, passed away 10:23 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in the Casey Health Care Center.

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The Paris Youth Football league officially opened season play against Casey on Saturday, August 12 at John P. Allen Memorial Field.  

Obituaries

MARSHALL – Chris Eugene Harshman, 59, of Marshall, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017. He was formerly employed as an ironworker.

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