The laundromat on Grandview Street got a makeover when new owners Zack and Vanessa Janis and Dennis Breneman bought the business to operate and J’s Laundry. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Zack and Vanessa Janis look at business as more than a way to make money.The couple along with business partner Dennis J. Breneman recently acquired the former Sno-White Laundry at 211 N. Jefferson. Zack Janis said the partnership with Breneman was... more
The items we associate with the Christmas season today nearly all have their roots in the Christian faith. The stars, as seen with this nativity scene, represent the angels and heaven come down to earth in the form of Jesus.
The images of Christmas — the tree, candles on the table, angels, bells and gifts — are seen throughout our community each Christmas season. Few of us realize, however, while we think of these as secular symbols of Christmas, each is... more
Col. Terrence Clark was one of eight men who successfully escaped Libby Prison after tunneling under ground for months. (Special to The Prairie Press)
(Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part feature. Briseno writes about the capture and experiences of Terrence Clark as a prisoner of war in this issue. The first installment about the death of Col. John Washington Shields Alexander... more
Christmas trays filled with candy, cookies and other holiday delights are a great way to bring a smile to someone’s face during the holiday season. (Special to The Prairie Press)
There are times when I write this column I wonder if anyone is reading it. The last month or so, I’ve found many people not only enjoy the recipes but are trying them.Last week’s column sharing some of my Christmas memories thanks to my... more
When the Illinois Elementary School Association allows the state tournament to be held in your hometown, it’s quite an honor.When you are able to play the class 2A state title game in front your biggest crowd to date, it can be quite... more
A record number of names were submitted this year for participating in Shop with a Cop.“We had 402 names presented,” said Melissa Garner, administrative assistant at the Paris Police Department.Everybody selected did not show up but 330... more
The laundromat on Grandview Street got a makeover when new owners Zack and Vanessa Janis and Dennis Breneman bought the business to operate and J’s Laundry. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
The items we associate with the Christmas season today nearly all have their roots in the Christian faith. The stars, as seen with this nativity scene, represent the angels and heaven come down to earth in the form of Jesus.
Col. Terrence Clark was one of eight men who successfully escaped Libby Prison after tunneling under ground for months. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Christmas trays filled with candy, cookies and other holiday delights are a great way to bring a smile to someone’s face during the holiday season. (Special to The Prairie Press)

Jerry Strow

Jerry Dale Strow, 69, of Chrisman, passed away at 1:43 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Paris Healthcare Center. He was retired from Meco in Paris, where he had worked for more than 30 years.

Clarence Douglas

MARSHALL – Clarence Thomas Douglas, 74, of Marshall, passed away at 2 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at his home. He was a retired farmer and construction worker belonging to Local #204.

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Sports

KANSAS – Hoping to break a three game losing streak, the Tri-County Titans boys basketball team sought home court advantage Friday night.

Obituaries

Lydia Georgiana McIntosh, 82, of Paris, went to be with her Lord and savior Monday morning, Dec. 11, 2017. She was a cosmetologist in her own salon for approximately 48 years.

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