Peg Raley, left, is the 2018 volunteer of the year at Horizon Health. Ollie Smith, CEO, at the hospital made the presentation during a program honoring volunteers  Tuesday, April 17. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Horizon Health honored its volunteers with a special program Tuesday, April 17.CEO Ollie Smith described the event as an afternoon of celebration and joy. He noted the National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, theme is Volunteers are the Heart of our... more
Eric “Hoovey” Elliott was the guest speaker for the Disciple Men of the First Christian Church Tuesday, April 17. Approximately 40 men and women attended the presentation by Elliott, with a dinner following. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”—Philippians 4:13Eric “Hoovey” Elliott shared his story of faith and healing for the members of the First Christian Church’s Disciple Men and their guests... more
The Clay’s Prairie Methodist Church had services until last year and is located on what was the north end of Clay’s Prairie. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
Henry Clay was born in 1777 in Virginia and during his school years he studied law under George Wythe. Wythe’s previous students included Thomas Jefferson and John Marshall. All three men – Clay, Jefferson and Marshall –... more
Many children go from school to athletic practice, ball games or other activities and need a snack to boost energy. There’s no reason the snacks can’t be nourishing and tasty. (Special to The Prairie Press)
I can’t imagine how you mothers do it.Pick the kids up after school, get them to the ball game or track meet or practice and then home again for a late dinner — unless there’s another practice — think travel basketball,... more
Paris Lady Tiger sophomore Kit Strow gets ready to unload on a pitch during one of her at bats Thursday in a LIttle Illini Conference game against the Marshall Lady Lions. Paris rolled to a 20-2 win over Marshall. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
The Paris Lady Tigers hosted the Marshall Lady Lions Thursday (April 19) and rudely sent them home by defeating them 20-2 in five innings. With the victory, the Lady Tigers improve to 7-6 overall, and 1-2 in the Little Illini Conference.... more
Lifelong friends Casey Spesard, left, and Shelby Phipps, look over the all-important recipe notebook as they discuss what May Farm 2 Crock meals will be offered to their growing customer base. Spesard and Phipps prepare 10 or so freezer meals for clients. The two women have discovered a niche market of busy working mothers and families who are looking for home cooked meals. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
Two Chrisman fulltime working wives and mothers are operating a part-time business making and selling freezer meals — and their business is growing.Shelby Phipps and Casey Spesard met in kindergarten and have been friends ever since. ... more
Peg Raley, left, is the 2018 volunteer of the year at Horizon Health. Ollie Smith, CEO, at the hospital made the presentation during a program honoring volunteers  Tuesday, April 17. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Eric “Hoovey” Elliott was the guest speaker for the Disciple Men of the First Christian Church Tuesday, April 17. Approximately 40 men and women attended the presentation by Elliott, with a dinner following. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
The Clay’s Prairie Methodist Church had services until last year and is located on what was the north end of Clay’s Prairie. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
Many children go from school to athletic practice, ball games or other activities and need a snack to boost energy. There’s no reason the snacks can’t be nourishing and tasty. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Paris Lady Tiger sophomore Kit Strow gets ready to unload on a pitch during one of her at bats Thursday in a LIttle Illini Conference game against the Marshall Lady Lions. Paris rolled to a 20-2 win over Marshall. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
Lifelong friends Casey Spesard, left, and Shelby Phipps, look over the all-important recipe notebook as they discuss what May Farm 2 Crock meals will be offered to their growing customer base. Spesard and Phipps prepare 10 or so freezer meals for clients. The two women have discovered a niche market of busy working mothers and families who are looking for home cooked meals. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)

Ruth Bennett

MARSHALL – Ruth M. Bennett, 84, of Marshall, passed away at 3:57 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, Ind.

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