Brothers Bryan, left, and Bryce, right, Kohlmeyer stand in the sweet corn patch of the family’s two-acre garden. The two boys handle most of the physical work in the garden like weeding and harvesting while their parents, Darin and Erika Kohlmeyer, have different responsibilities for the part-time family business. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
What began as a small garden for 4-H is now a two-acre plot filled with different varieties of vegetables and herbs after the Darin Kohlmeyer family found a niche to sell fresh produce at the local farmers market.“We started gradually,”... more
Kings IV, a gospel group from Oakland, is performing at the July 15 Raise the Roof Supper and Song in the Park event to benefit the Pleasant Hill Christian Church. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The small congregation of the Pleasant Hill Christian Church in rural Kansas is planning a supper and gospel music song event as a large fundraiser in the effort to replace the roof at the church and make building improvements.The Supper and Song in... more
The Baldwinsville School ca. 1938. (Special to The Prairie Press)
A Colonel Baldwin built a large house and store that included a post office on an intersection of two trails in Hunter Township. This was a little after the failed city of Cambridge was planned. Baldwin’s store was a stopping off place... more
Artist Deborah Anderson points to a detail in a multi-panel mural commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack against the World Trade Center in New York. Each element of the creation is based on an actual photograph and all elements of the work are from carefully cut and fitted pieces of wood. Her art is on exhibit at the Bicentennial Art Center through July 13. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
Great passion and numerous emotions go into every piece of wood art that artist Deborah Ann Anderson creates.“My favorite piece, which actually caused tears to roll down my cheeks, was my 9-11 mural,” said Anderson as she recalled the... more
Another body is discovered in a scene from “Murder By The Book.” Darkhorse Theatre is performing the play as dinner theater 6 p.m. July 6 and 7 and as a 2 p.m. dessert matinee July 8 at Hidden Garden Tea Room, Chrisman. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
CHRISMAN – Mystery mavens have an opportunity to match wits with some of the greatest writers in literary history.Darkhorse Theatre Company, based in Vermilion County, is back in Chrisman performing “Murder By The Book” July 6, 7... more
Residents of The Oaks Manor in Oakland frequently gather in the spacious visiting area for a variety of activities, including a church service, which had just ended Thursday, May 31, at the independent living facility. Pictured seated, from left, are Joan Hartke, Donna Barnes and Linda Driver. Standing is Alisha Seafler, director of the senior living apartments. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)
OAKLAND — The Oaks Manor, an independent senior living facility is celebrating its 10th anniversary.The senior living apartments, located just off Route 133 on Walnut Street, provide small town living for seniors who live in the 13 apartments... more
Brothers Bryan, left, and Bryce, right, Kohlmeyer stand in the sweet corn patch of the family’s two-acre garden. The two boys handle most of the physical work in the garden like weeding and harvesting while their parents, Darin and Erika Kohlmeyer, have different responsibilities for the part-time family business. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
Kings IV, a gospel group from Oakland, is performing at the July 15 Raise the Roof Supper and Song in the Park event to benefit the Pleasant Hill Christian Church. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The Baldwinsville School ca. 1938. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Artist Deborah Anderson points to a detail in a multi-panel mural commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack against the World Trade Center in New York. Each element of the creation is based on an actual photograph and all elements of the work are from carefully cut and fitted pieces of wood. Her art is on exhibit at the Bicentennial Art Center through July 13. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
Another body is discovered in a scene from “Murder By The Book.” Darkhorse Theatre is performing the play as dinner theater 6 p.m. July 6 and 7 and as a 2 p.m. dessert matinee July 8 at Hidden Garden Tea Room, Chrisman. (Gary Henry/The Prairie Press)
Residents of The Oaks Manor in Oakland frequently gather in the spacious visiting area for a variety of activities, including a church service, which had just ended Thursday, May 31, at the independent living facility. Pictured seated, from left, are Joan Hartke, Donna Barnes and Linda Driver. Standing is Alisha Seafler, director of the senior living apartments. (Nancy Zeman/The Prairie Press)

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The June 16 and 17 weekend was a good one for some Paris area ball teams.

Both the Paris Lakers and Paris Predators came home with championship hardware from Indiana tournaments.

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CASEY – Rose Mary Hickox, 90, of Yale, passed away at 12:02 p.

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