The Tingley Reception Center, 504 E. Edgar, Paris, is open for renting and provides a large space for a variety of needs. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
The location is familiar, but the purpose is new.When John Tingley purchased the former Art Reese Lumberyard in March 2017, it wasn’t firmly decided what he was going to do with the large tract of ground and multiple buildings. Part of the... more
A Paris police officer, firefighters and ambulance crewmember remove a critically wounded student for transport to the emergency room. Multiple agencies came together Thursday morning for an ESDA drill testing response to a school shooting. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Practice makes perfect, but there is always room for improvement.The Edgar County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency’s (ESDA) annual drill testing plans for mass casualty incidents ran into a late glitch forcing organizers to quickly put... more
CHRISMAN – It is now more expensive to peddle goods in Chrisman.The city council amended the ordinance for engaging in door-to-door sales during the Monday, May 7, city meeting. The action followed an April 23 report by police chief Toby... more
Horizon Health Emergency Medical Services took its first call at 7:45 a.m. April 17, transporting an emergent cardiac patient. Since that time, the new service has completed 53 calls (as of Tuesday May 1), according to Samantha McCarty, critical care manager for the ambulance project. Pictured in front of one of two new advanced life support ambulances available for use are McCarty, left, and Jesse Lewsader, Horizon Health EMS lead paramedic. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
The new Horizon Health Emergency Medical Services is in operation and as of April 30, had answered 53 calls, according to Samantha McCarty, director of emergency services for Horizon Health.McCarty, who also serves as the critical care manager for... more
John Snidle, the youth minister at First Christian Church, works in his office at the church planning programs and activities. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
A new youth minister at the First Christian Church is positively impacting the lives of young worshippers. Pastor John Snidle’s first day at the local church was January 1. Since then he has worked on forming Godly relationships within... more
Paris High School graduate Judge Carl Eugene McGowan in his official portrait as a Justice on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Many people try their whole lives to obtain the impossible dream. They try to reach the highest heights in their chosen profession, and some do not stop until the top is reached. Paris residents are no different. Some people even reach... more
The Tingley Reception Center, 504 E. Edgar, Paris, is open for renting and provides a large space for a variety of needs. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
A Paris police officer, firefighters and ambulance crewmember remove a critically wounded student for transport to the emergency room. Multiple agencies came together Thursday morning for an ESDA drill testing response to a school shooting. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Horizon Health Emergency Medical Services took its first call at 7:45 a.m. April 17, transporting an emergent cardiac patient. Since that time, the new service has completed 53 calls (as of Tuesday May 1), according to Samantha McCarty, critical care manager for the ambulance project. Pictured in front of one of two new advanced life support ambulances available for use are McCarty, left, and Jesse Lewsader, Horizon Health EMS lead paramedic. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
John Snidle, the youth minister at First Christian Church, works in his office at the church planning programs and activities. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Paris High School graduate Judge Carl Eugene McGowan in his official portrait as a Justice on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. (Special to The Prairie Press)

Donald Isakson

Donald E. Isakson, 83, of Paris, passed away at 11:25 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. He was a retail advertising pressman.

Frieda Lynch

Freida Elaine Lynch, 87, of Paris, passed away at 7:55 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Templeton Funeral Home.

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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