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Paris PD: Suspect involved with Paris High School threat ID'd

The Paris Illinois Police Department posted on Facebook Wednesday regarding the threat found at Paris Illinois High School Tuesday. Police said the threat was ...

Threat found in Paris High School bathroom, investigation underway

According to a social media post, a 'future threat' was found on a bathroom stall at Paris High School.

Old Paris High School graduating to senior housing  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Paul Ruff looked around the dimly lit main entrance inside the old Paris High School, looking at the staircase that led generations of teenagers to class.

Hampton Inn planned for Paris, Ill. | Local News  Terre Haute Tribune Star

A town of 8300 without an interstate highway may seem an unlikely spot for a Hampton Inn, but a developer says businesses — and city officials — in Paris, ...

Old High School to Get New Use  MyWabashValley

The old high school in Paris, Illinois will soon be home to senior affordable apartments.

Despite losing 18 seniors, undefeated Paris builds off last year's 6-4 campaign  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The spirit of the community is really, really high,” coach Jeremy Clodfelter said earlier this week. “Actually, the support has been unbelievable from the time we ...

Paris Mayoral candidates speak out ahead of election

It is just days away from the Illinois Consolidated Election, and in Paris, Ill., the mayoral race is heating up with incumbent Craig Smith and Daniel Briseno both ...

Dino Academy returns to The Sherman Museum  North Texas e-News

The Sherman Museum is excited to announce that it will be conducting its annual Dino Academy children's workshop series June 26-28. The workshops are ...

High school concert a first for Paris' Brett Eldredge  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The country-music star remembers being a kid and doing almost everything in his old high school gym. But he had never given a concert there — until Tuesday ...

Paris softball falls to powerhouse Mount Zion | Local High School Sports  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Even with a huge win total and plenty of experience against good teams this season, Paris High School softball felt like an underdog Saturday morning.

MARK BENNETT: 'May Fete' still holds big spot in Paris' heart after 90 years  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Time and lives have passed since Paris celebrated its first May Fete in 1927. Yet, a sellout crowd will fill the high school gymnasium in that small eastern Illinois ...

Lady Trojans set sights on sectionals again | High-school |  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- The Charleston girls' basketball team got a taste of the sectional round of the IHSA Class 3A playoffs last year.

Paris Names Interim Principal | News  WIBQ

Edgar County, Ill (WIBQ) - With the beginning of the school year looming on the horizon, the Paris High School Board has announced a plan for an interim ...

Paris High School SkillsUSA Team members win awards at District 5 competition and qualify for State Contest  North Texas e-News

The SkillsUSA team from Paris High School's Career & Technology Education Department recently brought home five gold and two bronze medals from the ...

Loren A. 'Pa' Stephens | Free  Paris News

Loren A. Stephens, 74, of Paris passed away peacefully, in a Plano hospital early Wednesday morning, April 3, 2019, surrounded by his family. The family will ...

Teutopolis Tennis - News  Teutopolis Press-Dieterich Gazette

Teutopolis High School 6, Paris High School 3 Singles No. 1 - Kyele Mossman, Teutopolis High School def. Nathan Minnis, Paris High School, 6-0, 6-1, -; No.

Time running out for Paris' iconic Ernie Eveland Gym  Terre Haute Tribune Star

When discussing Wabash Valley basketball palaces, Paris High School's Ernie Eveland Gym takes a back seat to none on either side of the Indiana-Illinois state ...

SPECIAL SECTION: Tigers hustle, defend — and do one other thing pretty well  Terre Haute Tribune Star

If there's an elephant in the room when the coaches and players talk about the Paris High School girls basketball team, it's at least an attractive one.

Auditions set for first Paris Community Theatre Production  The Independent News

Signups for the auditions for the first production of the Paris Community Theater Company's “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” are now open, ...

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' to open July 13 in Paris Center of Fine Arts  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Paris Community Theater's first production for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is set to open at 7 p.m. CDT Friday, July 13, in the Paris Center ...

Paris Junior High School students inducted into National Junior Honor Society  North Texas e-News

The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted 56 seventh graders as new members recently.

Paris ISD students attend All-Region Choir Clinic and Concert  North Texas e-News

Paris, Texas -- Paris High School and Paris Junior High School choir students had the privilege of working with esteemed conductors at the All-Region Choir ...

Video: Paris Tigers outscored by Newton Eagles in final regular season game –  Edgar County Watchdogs

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) –. Paris Tigers lost to the Newton Eagles 35-45 in their final regular season football game for the 2017 season. Tigers end the season with a ...

Country star to play for Paris | News  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

PARIS — Country music star Brett Eldredge will return to his hometown of Paris on Tuesday evening to give a free concert in his old high school gymnasium.

Governor declares October 2018 as Principals Month  North Texas e-News

Paris, Texas -- Paris ISD principals were recently recognized and celebrated by the Board of Trustees for the many roles they fulfill in our schools and beyond.

Community Band Festival at Fairbanks Park | Bash Arts & Entertainment  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Five bands numbering about 300 musicians will converge on Fairbanks Park on Saturday for the ninth annual “On the Banks of the Wabash” Community Band ...

Album reveals Paris, old friends never far from Brett Eldredge's mind  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The rippling piano and tenor vocals on the song "Illinois" often waft through the speakers above the hallways of Paris High School this fall.

Rangers' Joey Gallo placed on 10-day IL | Sports  Paris News

ARLINGTON — Texas Rangers slugger Joey Gallo hopes to be sidelined no more than two weeks because of a left oblique strain.

Arnold Blair | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Arnold “Arnie” Blair, 74, lost his 8 month battle with melanoma cancer on Tuesday (Jan. 29, 2019) at Helia Healthcare in Champaign. He was ...

Paris teen succumbs to injuries from crash with Edgar County deputy  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — A teen who was involved in a crash with an Edgar County sheriff's deputy near Paris last week has died of her injuries. Champaign County Coroner ...

ROTC cadet, Paris native receives high honor at veterans ceremony  Journal Gazette / Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University ROTC Cadet Joseph Winkler of Paris received The Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement, one of the ...

Justiss students re-enact history during colonial-themed fair  North Texas e-News

Justiss Elementary School students recently taught their peers about American history.

Brett Eldredge: Favorite son | News  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

It was not hard picking up country music star Brett Eldredge's trail in his hometown of Paris. Everyone in the Edgar County seat 60 miles southeast of Champaign ...

WYSE Regional Results from Lake Land  Effingham's News Leader

(THE W-Y-S-E DIVISION-WINNING TEAM FROM ST. ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL). What happens when you take some of the most brilliant minds from area high ...

Paris baseball overcomes slow start in rivalry matchup  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Human nature often takes over at the start of rivalry games, as the butterflies seem to always be swirling around in players' stomachs.

Crockett Care Closet receives donation from St. Joseph's Community Foundation  North Texas e-News

The Crockett Intermediate School Care Closet received a generous $2500 donation from St. Joseph's Community Foundation.

St. Anthony, EJHS, T-town Advance to State  Effingham's News Leader

St. Anthony's seventh-grade girls basketball team is headed to state. Members of the team are, front row, left to right, Evie Strullmyer, Alexis Stephens, Caroline ...

Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)  North Texas e-News

The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) inducted 55 fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in ...

New splash park in Paris, Ill., to open today  Terre Haute Tribune Star

It was a dream less than a year ago, but on the 4th of July, kids will be splashing in the new splash park in the West Twin Lakes Park.

Illinois courses finding ways to succeed | Sports |  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The game of golf is a simple sport, where precision and cadence trumps power and strength time in and time out.It's a game that rewards those who are patient, ...

Four Area Junior High Seventh-Grade Girls Teams Headed to State  Effingham's News Leader

Published on November 30 2017 7:24 am. Last Updated on November 30 2017 8:43 am. Written by Millie Lange. Four area girls seventh-grade basketball ...

Carterville sophomore lands spot on ISBE Student Advisory Council  The Southern

CARTERVILLE — Neha Arun, a sophomore at Carterville High School, did not know the Illinois State Board of Education's Student Advisory Council existed until ...

Tracy Bottoms named new superintendent of Monroe City R-1 School District  Quincy Herald Whig

Tracy Bottoms has been hired as the next superintendent of the Monroe City R-1 School District.

Austin College public health faculty member teams with CDC and UNTHSC Researchers  North Texas e-News

Dr. Mathias Akuoko (left) is pictured with CDC's Dr. Gerald Mazurek, Medical Officer and Captain with the U.S. Public Health *Service*, and Mr. Abram Oliver, ...

C-U to pay tribute to slain soldier who 'wanted to make a difference in the world'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Today, the University of Illinois will have a major tribute to Sgt. Shawna Morrison with a military procession from the UI Armory to newly restored Lincoln Hall, ...

Melissa Lady Cardinals top North Lamar in series opener  North Texas e-News

The Melissa Lady Cardinals won game one of the 4A Region II-4A semifinals softball tournament (4th round) against the formidable North Lamar Pantherettes.

Nuit debout protesters occupy French cities in revolutionary call for change  The Guardian

For more than a week, vast nocturnal gatherings have spread across France in a citizen-led movement that has rattled the government.

Thurman Family Agricultural Endowment to benefit agriculture students  North Texas e-News

The Thurman Family Agricultural Endowment at Texas A&M-University Commerce has been established by Steve Thurman and Kelly Thurman. The endowment ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 18, 2019  North Texas e-News

North Texas: Soil moisture was adequate to surplus across the district. Storms brought half an inch to 4 inches of precipitation. Before the rains, soils had dried ...

Signing Day: Local athletes across Central Illinois commit  WAND

Today is national signing day. Here at WAND News we are celebrating all local athletes in Central Illinois who have committed to playing a sport in college.

Plane makes an emergency landing in a field near McKinney National Airport  North Texas e-News

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a call at 3:20 p.m. today for a plane down about a mile north of the McKinney National Airport. Units arrived ...

Oklahoma weekly fishing report  North Texas e-News

Broken Bow: May 31. Elevation above normal, water 71. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass good on Alabama rigs, crankbaits and flukes around brush ...

Illinois Awards $22.5 Million in LIHTCs| Housing Finance Magazine | LIHTC, Preservation of Affordability, Affordable Housing, Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI, Audra Hamernik, Illinois Housing Development Authority, Illinois  Apartment Finance Today

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has awarded over $22.5 million in federal low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) to 20 affordable housing ...

Amanda Maxedon, Brendan Aydt wed in June ceremony  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- The Immaculate Conception Church in Mattoon provided the setting for the marriage of Amanda Jane Maxedon of Mattoon to Brendan Patrick Aydt ...

McKinney man dies in house fire  North Texas e-News

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received a call at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 24 for a structure fire at 1104 Rockwall St. MFD arrived to find the structure ...

SPORTS NOTEBOOK 1-15-14  Paxton Record

Meetings set to decide SVC futurePAXTON — While nothing is set in stone, it looks like the Sangamon Valley Conference will merge with the River Valley ...

‘The Workshop’ Cannes Review: Art and Politics Collide in Timely Drama  TheWrap

"The Workshop" reteams Laurent Cantet and his co-screenwriter Robin Campillo in what initially seems like an attempt to make lightning strike twice.

CHBC 7-2A Sectional Champions | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City 7th grade girls basketball had their hopes realized by dashing Decatur Hope for the Central A&M 7-2A Sectional Championship ...

Zola: Challenges are 'just part of our story'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Susan Zola does not slow down for anyone. "Let's walk and talk" has become the unofficial tagline for Unit 4's assistant superintendent, a power ...

McKinney Police Department investigates injury to a child  North Texas e-News

McKinney, Texas -- Detectives with the McKinney Police Department's Youth rimes Unit (YCU) are investigating an Injury to a Child case involving a childcare ...

Back home at Dale River Ranch  North Texas e-News

Luke once had a friend ask him, 'You missed a turkey with a SHOTGUN?' This picture indicates that it can happen! photo by Luke Clayton.

CLASSIC PREVIEW: South Vermillion riding high with veteran crew  Terre Haute Tribune Star

A look at South Vermillion's prospects in the First Financial Wabash Valley Classic.

If you shoot me again, young man, so help me I will turn this car right around! GunFAIL CLXXXIV  Daily Kos

We're still way behind, but the week of March 6-12 included some very high-profile GunFAILs. First on the list: the accidental, fatal shooting of Lana Meisner, wife ...

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in February  Bloomington Pantagraph

February 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at

Win the war against weeds in warm-season pastures  North Texas e-News

OVERTON – Weeds in warm-season pastures can be an annual battle, and producers should prepare their spray equipment to win the war, said a Texas A&M ...

Paolo Di Canio tattoo: Just days after renouncing fascism, Mussolini design revealed  Daily Mail

Controversial Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has a large tattoo on his back featuring a portrait of Mussolini and the fascist symbols of an imperial eagle ...

Adele baby: Singer 'gives birth to a boy' and said to be 'ecstatic' at the arrival  Daily Mail

Adele has reportedly given birth to a baby boy. A source claims she and Simon are 'ecstatic at their new arrival'

Michael Tigue charged with murdering older brother because he was bullying him  Daily Mail

Michael Tigue, 15, from Flossmoor, Illinois, has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 25-year-old Steven Tigue. He is being ...

AC/DC's Malcolm Young 'not expected to return' to band after mystery illness  Daily Mail

AC/DC's biographer, Sydney writer Jesse Fink says it is highly likely Malcolm Young will not return to the band.

Raffaella Fico shows off her growing bump in a figure-hugging dress as she steps out after penning open letter  Daily Mail

The 27-year-old model showed off her growing baby bump in a figure-hugging green dress as she spent time with her mother and brother in the Italian city.

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