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Accidental shooting lands two in the emergency room

Two men were rushed to the emergency room Tuesday after one of the men accidentally fired a gun. Around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Paris police officers were called to Paris Regional Medical Center for reports of a shooting. Paris Police Lt. John Berry said when officers arrived, they were told a 20-year-o

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-23 14:04:19

Texas to immediately appeal ruling on Dismemberment Abortion Ban to protect unborn

On Wednesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that he plans to immediately appeal a U.S. District Couty ruling that blocks Texas from enforcing a law protecting unborn human life from dismemberment abortions. The law is known as Senate Bill 8 and was passed during the regular session of

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-24 14:07:08

Officials urge residents to burn with caution

After putting out a number of fires recently, officials of local volunteer fire departments are urging citizens to pay attention when burning - whether it be trash, brush or a bonfire. "We've seen a lot of fires lately that have popped up because they thought the fire was out," said Tyler Browning,

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-24 14:02:55

First Federal Community Bank of Clarksville contributes to local youth organization

Michael "Bow" Willis, the Branch Manager at First Federal Community Bank In Clarksville, recently presented a check for $3,500 as a donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Red River Valley. "On behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of Red River Valley, we would like to sincerely thank First Federal Commu

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-24 13:45:44

Harry J. 'Bill' Kelly of Paris

Harry J. "Bill" Kelly, 72, of Paris passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at St. Paul Baptist Church. Pastor Shay Bills will serve as Eulogist. Interment will follow to Rocky Ford Cemetery under the direct

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-23 16:02:23

Downtown Paris to participate in Small Business Saturday

Paris Main Street and Paris Downtown Association announced its participation in the sixth annual Small Business Saturday to take place Saturday in support of independent businesses in historic downtown Paris. Shop Small Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010, with an aim to celebrate small

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-23 14:02:40

Vicki and Ronnie Ballard to take backseat at Dylan's Drivers

The founders of Dylan's Drivers, Vicki and Ronnie Ballard, have announced they will taking a backseat when it comes to Dylan's Drivers. "We will still be involved with the program," Ronnie said. "We just haven't taken the time we needed to actually process our emotions after losing Dylan. He died A

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-23 13:18:44

Bailey student council takes up collection for Children's Advocacy Center

North Lamar ISD'sBailey Intermediate Student Council recently collected new items for the Children's Advocacy Center Rainbow Room. Supplies included school appropriate and infant clothing, coats, children's shoes, diapers, wipes, hygiene items, lice kits, underclothing, socks and homemade teddy bear

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-23 14:20:47

Woodridge Man Charged With DUI in Early Morning Bristol Twp. Crash

A Woodridge man is facing a DUI charge after he allegedly crashed his vehicle, early Friday morning on the Oswego line, in Bristol Twp. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says 47 year-old Leonard Bolles of Woodridge was hospitalized, following the single vehicle crash. Sheriff's deputies responded

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 12:39:00

Fast start, defense send Irish past Somonauk

The kind of pressure that the Seneca boys basketball squad creates with its three-quarter court ballpress is meant to pressure opposing teams - in this case, Somonauk - into making quicker, less thought-out decisions, enducing passes that aren't always quite as accurate as they'd like and forcing th


Plano Police Receive New Bullet-Proof Vests Through Grant

For the next few years, the officers of the Plano Police Department will be protected by new Kevlar bullet-proof vests, secured by a grant. Police Chief Johnathan Whowell said the department was awarded a grant covering 50 percent of the $4,000 cost to finish outfitting the officers. According to Wh

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 13:26:00

YIS holds first McTeacher's Night at local McDonalds

Yorkville Intermediate School staff, including Meghan Petro, Assistant Principal Brett Kueker, Kathryn Van Boekel, Heather Miragliotta and Principal Steve Bjork, were on hand to support McTeacher's Night on Nov. 8. Yorkville Intermediate School hosted its first annual McTeacher's Night at the Yorkvi


SD308 recognizes October PRIDE winners

Community sponsors and members of the School District 308 Board of Education stand with the October PRIDE winners at the board's meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Shon Keener, Elizabeth Hartsock, Jeff Rainaldi, Sheri Wurster, Sandi Demma Ralston, and Stephanie Thomas were honored by the board. At its meet


Raising Funds for Missouri 7 - Midwest Small Dog Rescue

The Midwest Small Dog Rescue (MSDR) is a not-for-profit organization that is focused on the rescue, rehabilitation and local re-homing of small dogs. MSDR was founded in response to the need of small dogs that are relinquished through no fault of their own, families that can no longer care for their


Yorkville Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Deals

YORKVILLE, IL - If you're looking to avoid the chaos of Black Friday shopping, or you want to feel good about supporting local businesses this year, you needn't go far. Yorkville is offering a variety of activities, sales and events for the whole family, or just for yourself. Take a peek here. Black

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:54:58

Hastert Lawsuit Thrown Out, Plaintiff Could Sue Yorkville Schools

YORKVILLE, IL - One of two civil lawsuits filed against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been dismissed by a Kendall County judge. Of the two civil cases Hastert has faced, the one dropped Monday by Judge Robert Pilmer has been considered the more legally problematic one, because of the alle


Troy's Take: The Lifeblood Of The Heart Of Falmouth

As I've said many times before, the barber shop is the heart of a community. It's a place where people with backgrounds from Yale to jail gather for so much more than the regular trim. It's a place to catch up on the local news and gossip, to see aspiring politicians meeting and greeting, to get an

CAPENEWS.NET - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Falmouth Wind Turbines Never Too Old To Learn

The Massachusetts Superior Court agreed with the Falmouth ZBA. The wind turbines are a "Nuisance" and shut them down June 20,2017. On October 18, 2017 Falmouth residents four months too late filed A "Motion To Intervene." Falmouth residents according to an article dated October 19, 2017, in the loc

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:43:20

Falmouth Human Services Receives Grant

FALMOUTH - Since July, Housing Assistance Corporation, (HAC), has seen how Falmouth's most vulnerable residents can be positively impacted by case management. The Hyannis based non-profit has received a $20,000 grant from Falmouth Human Services. This has allowed HAC to provide direct services to th

CAPECOD.COM - 2017-11-24 10:00:12

Offshore wind developer to hold Falmouth open house

NORTH FALMOUTH - One of three offshore wind developers seeking to build projects south of Martha's Vineyard will hold an open house Nov. 30 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel. Bay State Wind is a joint venture of Orsted, formerly DONG Energy, and Eversource Energy, which delivers power to Cape Cod and the

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 15:45:18