A family dental practice has a new name and is getting a facelift.The dental practice of Jeffrey D. Staley-Henne, D.D.S., who has been serving Edgar County for 12 years, is now known as Sugar Creek Dental. The office is located at 701 S. Main,... more
The Legacy Youth Group from First Baptist Church gathers for a picture outside of Brinkley Heights Baptist Church, where they were based for StreetReach at Memphis, Tennessee. (Special to The Prairie Press)
First Baptist Church’s Legacy Youth Group recently returned from a mission trip to Memphis, Tennessee, where they served with StreetReach Ministries. The teens returned from their mission stronger in their faith, with a better understanding of... more
A monument to Hume area residents who have served in the military stands outside the community building. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
“HUME, THE OLD HOME TOWN”“It doesn’t matter much, be it buildings great or small,The old home town, the home town is the best of all,The cities with their millions have the sun and stars above,But they lack the friendly faces... more
With a lot of passion and enthusiasm about the Edgar County Fair and it’s long tradition of exhibits created by individuals that are displayed in the fine arts building, the new superintendent of the textiles and the fine arts department is... more
The new spin classroom at the REC is equipped with 10 cycles and offers multiple sessions to accommodate demand for the exercise regimen. Instructor Corey Willoughby says people should not let their current condition deter them from taking the class. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
The REC just completed a two-week introductory period of spin classes and the sessions were packed.“I wasn’t sure what to anticipate,” said Erin Hutchison, executive director at the REC. “Most of the classes are full with a... more
A big reveal in the Dead Horse Murder Mystery Troupe’s production shocks contestants in a national pie baking contest when Brian Porter, left, announces he is an undercover police detective and not who they think he is. Also pictured left to right, Addison Pickett, Morgan Jipp and Rylee Lorton. The dinner theater performance at the Hidden Garden Antiques & Tea Room, Chrisman, makes use of the antique store/restaurant’s eclectic collection as the stage setting. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
CHRISMAN – Community theater has arrived in Edgar County.The newly formed Dead Horse Murder Mystery Troupe is performing a dinner theater tonight at the Hidden Garden Antiques & Tea Room on the Chrisman Square. The show sold out within two... more
The Legacy Youth Group from First Baptist Church gathers for a picture outside of Brinkley Heights Baptist Church, where they were based for StreetReach at Memphis, Tennessee. (Special to The Prairie Press)
A monument to Hume area residents who have served in the military stands outside the community building. (Roger Stanley/The Prairie Press)
The new spin classroom at the REC is equipped with 10 cycles and offers multiple sessions to accommodate demand for the exercise regimen. Instructor Corey Willoughby says people should not let their current condition deter them from taking the class. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
A big reveal in the Dead Horse Murder Mystery Troupe’s production shocks contestants in a national pie baking contest when Brian Porter, left, announces he is an undercover police detective and not who they think he is. Also pictured left to right, Addison Pickett, Morgan Jipp and Rylee Lorton. The dinner theater performance at the Hidden Garden Antiques & Tea Room, Chrisman, makes use of the antique store/restaurant’s eclectic collection as the stage setting. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)

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The new spin classroom at the REC is equipped with 10 cycles and offers multiple sessions to accommodate demand for the exercise regimen. Instructor Corey Willoughby says people should not let their current condition deter them from taking the class. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)

The REC just completed a two-week introductory period of spin classes and the sessions were packed.

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WESTFIELD, Ind. – Karin Smoot, 77, of Westfield, Ind., died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Wellbrooke of Westfield. She was a bookkeeper.

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