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National Nurse Practitioners (NP) Week concludes today and never have NPs been more important to providing rural health care. Rural family nurse practitioners provide vital services to underserved … more
A young Paris man facing prosecution for one of the most serious felony charges is now allowed to live outside of the state after his bond conditions were modified. Ronald Parker, 18, Paris, … more
Shop with a Cop helped approximately 325 Edgar County children get coats and other winter clothing in 2018. “We anticipated about 400 but not everybody showed up,” said Melissa Garner, … more
The iconic red kettle of the Salvation Army is a well-recognized symbol of the holidays. It is a reminder that not all of us can expect a joyous and happy holiday or prosperous new year. The Red … more
Brocton honors Veterans Members of the Brocton Legion Auxiliary honored area veterans Saturday, Nov. 9. Instead of the traditional annual dinner, it was decided to do a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. This … more
The annual Paris Community Hospital Foundation dinner was a star-studded affair this year. Eveland Gym was swathed in red-carpet decorations for Oscar Night at the Eveland. The Foundation had two … more
Fall 2019 will be remembered as a season of extremes after setting record high temperatures at the start of October and now record low temperatures in the middle of November. Daytime high … more
Paris Union School District 95 and Crestwood Unit 4 students once again excelled in the Illinois School Board Association’s school report cards but perhaps the most impressive statistics unveiled … more
The Paris 95 school board approved a salary increase for the district’s non-certified staff during its November meeting Tuesday, Nov. 12. Paris 95 Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Larson said he … more
BROCTON – Reports of fighting at and intoxicated people driving away from Wild Willy’s has Brocton Village Board members concerned. “This is a major issue,” said village president Dennis … more
CHRISMAN – Principal Cole Huber had some good news to share at the Chrisman school board meeting Monday, Nov. 11, but it came with a caveat. He said the latest Illinois School Report Card by the … more
It won’t be a groundbreaking, but a ceremony to officially start the reconstruction of the old Paris High School into new senior apartments is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21. The project … more
The Crestwood Unit 4 school board approved a tentative levy for the 2019 tax year payable in 2020 — with fingers crossed the annual guessing game involving the equalized assessed valuation (EAV) … more
KANSAS – These students made the first quarter honor roll at Kansas Community Unit School District 3. Kindergarten: perfect attendance – Jett Miller; Shooting Stars – Gwynn Boedecker, Konnor … more
Veterans have a bond created by what they have seen, done and experienced that few others can fathom. The situations that forged such a bond also create a toll, and that is something veterans of … more
OAKLAND – Despite the physical distance between homes, farmers are among the closest of neighbors when one needs help. That neighborliness was shown again Thursday, Nov. 7, when a group of … more
CHRISMAN – Something old is new again in Chrisman. Siblings Anita Marvin and Dan Moore met with the Chrisman City Council Monday, Nov. 4, and talked about holiday decorations in the city … more
A crowd at the Wednesday, Nov. 6, Edgar County Board meeting wanted to make sure their voices are heard regarding a proposed confined hog operation in Brouilletts Creek Township on 1800th Road. At … more
Starting in December, Edgar County will pay room and board to keep incarcerated people in the jails of neighboring counties. The announcement of the Dec. 1 jail closing came during the Monday, … more
The Camp Bridge in Grandview Township will be replaced in 2024. Edgar County Highway Engineer Aaron Lawson confirmed at the Monday, Nov. 4, road and bridge meeting with the Edgar County Board, the … more
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