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Election 2014 results: Central HS Paris seat

At 8:23 p.m., some early results are in for the contested Paris seat on the Central High School Board. With 3 of 11 polls reporting, Dustin Beth has 258 votes to incumbent John Holloway’s 221. While this contest is to fill the Paris seat, residents from throughout the district are able to vote. UPDATE 10:10 […]

Paris garage fire last night

Firefighters from Paris Fire and Rescue and other fire departments fought a fire in the 12900 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142) in Paris Thursday night. Firefighters and sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene at about 10:45 p.m., according to radio transmissions (from archive). The garage was detached and about 50 feet from a […]

Paris Town Board OKs permit request for motorcycle/ATV business

The Paris Town Board on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit for a proposed motorcycle/ATV service and sales business on Highway 142 east of Highway 45. The permit was requested by Brett Weis, acting as the agent for the business. The town plan commission had earlier also approved the petition for the permit. The property […]

Car driver involved in crash with bus in critical condition

The driver of a car that struck a school bus on Highway 45 in Paris Thursday afternoon is in critical but stable condition, Sgt. Bill Beth, spokesman for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, said Friday morning. The car driver was Shawn Hudon, 35, of Paddock Lake, Beth said. Hudon is at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, where […]

UPDATE: School bus was stopping to drop off student when struck by car (PHOTOS)

A school bus was stopping to drop off a student when struck it was struck by a car on Highway 45 in Paris, resulting in serious injuries to the driver of the car, a statement from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department says. The bus driver and lone student on the bus were not injured. According […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At 3:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash involving a vehicle and a school bus in the 1900 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle is under the back of bus; driver may be trapped in vehicle. Bus driver and the one child on the […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 1:26 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash along Highway 45 near Highway NN. Per dispatch: Caller says vehicle is rolled over, and driver appears to be out of vehicle.

Units responding for blown light pole in Paris

At about 8:09 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue is responding for a report of a light pole that has blown up in the 5900 block of Highway MB in Paris. UPDATE 8:11 p.m. — Fire personnel requests We Energies crew respond. UPDATE 8:17 p.m. — Problem located in 4600 block.

Paris Plan Commission meeting cancelled

The public hearing and Paris Plan Commission meeting scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. has been rescheduled due to the weather.  The hearing and meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m.  The regular town board meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. that evening as well.

Units responding for a crash in Bristol

At 1:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 14100 block of Highway K along the Briatol-Paris border. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has struck a tree.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At 2:47 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 14700 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: Two cars involved with one person reporting an injury at this time. UPDATE 2:51 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on the scene says one vehicle […]

Unit responding to crash in Paris

At about 2:35 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 2800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved, a semi and a car. Ice from trailer hit car. Occupant of car is reporting an injury. UPDATE 2:58 […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At 5:45 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and sheriff deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways E and D in Paris. UPDATE about 5:54 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports no injuries.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:54 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 16400 block of Highway KR in Paris. Vehicle is rolled over off the south side of the road, dispatch reports.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At 11:43 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a rollover crash at Highways N and D in Paris. UPDATE 11:46 a.m. — Per dispatch: Caller reported vehicle on south side of intersection on its roof. Unknown if driver is still in vehicle. UPDATE 12:13 p.m. — […]

Units responding for skid loader fire in Paris

At 7:56 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of an equipment fire in the 17600 block of First Street in Paris. Dispatch reports a skid loader is on fire. UPDATE 8 a.m. — Dispatch says a caller at the scene says the skid loader is in a shed. People at […]

Virgil Gentz 35 years in Paris government reception coverage (video)

Paris Town Chairman Virgil Gentz was lauded for his 35 years of service to the town at a reception at the Paris Safety Building today. At the event, Gentz was presented with recognition from Paris, and the neighboring town of Somers. Gentz also was presented by state Reps. Samantha Kerkman and Peter Barca with a […]

Departments responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 8:35 p.m., several Kenosha County fire departments are responding as mutual aid to a box alarm called by the South Shore Fire Department in Racine County. The structure fire is in the 20 block of Globe Heights Drive. Paris Fire Department is responding with a tender (tanker).

Units responding for leaking semi

At 2:42 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 400 block of southbound I-94 in Paris. A semi is pulled over and leaking fluid, dispatch says. UPDATE 2:54 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports to dispatch that spill appears to be about 10 gallons of fuel.

Paris to host reception for Chairman Virgil Gentz

Paris town Chairman Virgil Gentz will be honored for his 35 years of public service to the town at a reception on Dec. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Paris Town Hall, 16607 Burlington Rd. (Highway 142). There will a presentation at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Bristol FD responding for mutual aid to Lake County

At about 8:50 p.m., Bristol Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Newport Fire Department. Bristol is responding to the fire at Delaney and Russell Road in Lake County, Illinois with a tender. Bristol also is sending a chief for a change of quarters. UPDATE 9:09 p.m. — Mutual Aid […]

Units responding for investigation in Paris

At about 8:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a tavern at Highways 45 and 142 (corrected — DH) in Paris. Dispatch reports that dumpster is smoking at this location. Business is closed and the dumpster is not near a building. A deputy reports that the dumpster was […]

Charges for basic life support for residents OK’d by Paris Town Board

Paris resident will be charged $450 for basic life support services from the Paris Fire and Rescue Department, after action taken by the Town Board Tuesday. In the past, residents were not charged for basic life support services. Non residents will be charged $550 under the resolution adopted Tuesday. Instituting a charge for residents was […]

Paris trims back its share of property owners county tax to 75%

Paris property owners will pay 5 percent more of their county tax in 2014, as a result of the town budget passed by the Paris Town Board Tuesday. In past years, the town has paid 100 percent of property owners county taxes. In 2013, the town paid 80 percent and property owners 20 percent of […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At 7:17 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 1200 block of southbound I-94 for a crash. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Car left the road while using a ramp and is now in the woods.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At 1:35 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 15300 block of Highway K (60th Street) in Paris. Dispatch says at least one person is reporting an injury.

Units responding for farm field fire in Paris

At about 3:15 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire Department, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a farm field on fire near the 20300 block of 15th Street in Paris. Dispatch reports fire may have originated with a combine in the field. UPDATE 3:26 […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 8:58 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 13000 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle involved is past the ditch line on the north side of the road. Car is laying on the driver’s side. Person inside is moving, but unable […]

Units responding to I-94 for vehicle fire

At 1:06 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 1200 block of I-94 southbound for a report of a vehicle fire. Per dispatch, a passerby reported a truck that appeared to have a brake fire at the side of the road. UPDATE 1:17 p.m. — Deputies not finding the vehicle at the […]

Paris planning and town boards defer action on shooting range plan

Action on a  proposal to develop a new 40-lane indoor shooting range in Paris was deferred by both the Paris Plan Commission and the Paris Town Board this week. Brozak Holdings LLC and John Merideth, DBA Elite Tactics and Training Center are petitioning for a conditional use permit to operate the facility at 12721 12th St. […]

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