The infusion clinic at Paris Community Hospital is comprised of a small group of extremely compassionate and caring nursing staff members. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
Lung cancer patient Mary Hackett prefers to receive her immunotherapy treatment in a small, safe and comfortable family like atmosphere found at the Paris Community Hospital infusion clinic.“If I was not sick then it would be a total pleasure... more
The 2016 audience at Fields of Faith was more than 100 people. The leadership team for 2017 hopes to raise that number to at least 200. (Special to The Prairie Press)
Paris High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes is getting ready to host the annual Fields of Faith.It is a night of worship and fellowship put on by high school students for their fellow students and the rest of the community. Everyone is... more
This mural on the side of the Chrisman Public Library captures different elements of town history. (Special to The Prairie Press)
They say that one picture can be worth a 1,000 words. If a person travels to the small town of Chrisman and turns off state Route 1 and onto West Monroe Avenue, the drive leads to the square and on the southwest corner across from the bank is the... more
The U.S. Air Force Academy incorporates stained glass design into the ceiling as well as the more traditional windows. (Ruth Patchett/The Prairie Press)
Time goes by so quickly it seems with leaves turning, farmers harvesting and children back in school.As I was leaving HRC the other day, after working on Dolly Parton Imagination Library registration, I was reminded that HRC is gearing up for the... more
The Paris Tigers took a major step last night toward punching their ticket to the IHSA playoffs by defeating the Flora Wolves at Tiger Stadium by the score of 35-6.With the victory, the Tigers are now 5-2 (4-2 in the Little Illini Conference) while... more
Betty Dahlin, 100, holds a photo of her and her husband the late Ernie Dahlin. She was born in Nebraska, raised in Wyoming, educated in Iowa and California and came to Paris during World War II when he husband got a job managing the former Butler Specialty Company. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
Two local centenarians have followed different life pathways but both agree the key to longevity is family and creating fond memories.Pauline Egan celebrated her 102nd birthday in March, and Betty Dahlin turned 100 years old at the end of September... more
The infusion clinic at Paris Community Hospital is comprised of a small group of extremely compassionate and caring nursing staff members. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)
The 2016 audience at Fields of Faith was more than 100 people. The leadership team for 2017 hopes to raise that number to at least 200. (Special to The Prairie Press)
This mural on the side of the Chrisman Public Library captures different elements of town history. (Special to The Prairie Press)
The U.S. Air Force Academy incorporates stained glass design into the ceiling as well as the more traditional windows. (Ruth Patchett/The Prairie Press)
Betty Dahlin, 100, holds a photo of her and her husband the late Ernie Dahlin. She was born in Nebraska, raised in Wyoming, educated in Iowa and California and came to Paris during World War II when he husband got a job managing the former Butler Specialty Company. (Suzanne Williams/The Prairie Press)

Ovie Brown

Evelyn “Ovie” Richards Brown, 97, of Terre Haute, Ind., and formerly of Downers Grove and Urbana, gained eternal life Sept. 9, 2017, at her home.

Ron Stein

NEWMAN – Ron Stein, 71, of Newman, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at his home, rural Newman.

Selma Whitezel

OAKLAND – Selma Krabel Whitezel, 99, of Fishers, Ind., and formerly of Brocton, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Hamilton Trace Senior Living.

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Lena Mae Rhoads, 83, of Paris, passed away at 8:55 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Paris Health Care Center.

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