PARIS — Terre Haute, Ind.,-based actor and director Charles Adams will bring his original theatrical performance “Couples” to the Paris community ahead of Valentine’s Day this Friday, a one-man show that is described by the artist as “an examination of love and art as seen through the lives of the poet W.H. Auden and monologist and actress Ruth Draper.”
PARIS — Amateur artists living in Edgar County and adjacent counties will have a chance to show off their creations during the 2016 Town & Country Amateur Art Show and Blackhawk Park Exhibition, both of which will be featured at the Paris Bicentennial Art Center & Museum from Feb. 19 until March 18, 2016. But the timeframe to submit artwork for the show is quickly approaching.
PARIS — Students at Paris Cooperative High School are taking advantage of all the new state-of-the-art high school has to offer, and many of the opportunities would not be available without the help of the Edgar County Community Foundation.
MATTOON — Last week, Edgar County students put on their brainiac caps and took a day out of school to compete in the 2016 Regional Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering competitions.
PARIS — The Edgar County Farm Bureau held their 98th annual meeting at noon on Saturday, where 160 bureau members and invited guests had the chance to share a catered lunch, receive an update on the yearly bureau activities and meet the brand-new bureau manager, Joe Melisi. Class M members also had the opportunity to collectively vote for the organization’s officers and board of directors.
PARIS — As Robert Bogue was giving his public comment during Monday’s Edgar County study session about Edgar County airport manager, Jerry Griffin, county board chairman Jeff Voigt did inform him that Griffin had turned in his resignation on Sunday.
PARIS — Having worked on the Horace-Brocton Road project for about 30 days and going over all of the options, which has gone up to five, Edgar County Highway Engineer Aaron Lawson presented the county board with a different plan for the structure fix that is more financially economical and timely for the county’s needs during Monday’s Road and Bridges/Motor Fuel Tax Committee meeting.
“All ball”: Chrisman’s Abby Bush goes up for a shot against Tri-County’s Andi Luth, who grabbed the ball away without being called for a foul. Both teams tried often, especially in the first quarter, to draw fouls by driving to the basket, but the officials usually refrained from penalizing anyone.
One of the pictures that Becky Hamilton included in the scrapbook for her father was one of several local Boy Scout leaders at Camp Krietenstein in Indiana. Pictured are Jim Carey, Gene McDaniel, Charlie Craig and Dick Smelter.