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Was Carl ‘Alfalfa’ Switzer murdered?

Carl Switzer was born August 7, 1927 in Paris, Illinois. Carl was the youngest child born to Gladys Carrie Shanks and George Frederick “Fred” Switzer. Their oldest son died in 1922. Carl also had a sister Janice (b. 1923) and a brother Harold (b. 1925). Carl and Harold became famous in Paris for their musical…

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Former Chrisman Girl’s Murderer Found Guilty

A Mason, Illinois man found guilty of murdering a Paris Illinois woman is sentenced to 55 years in prison. 38-year-old Christopher Glass was found guilty in May for the April 2020 death of 29-year-old Kimberly Mattingly, formerly of Chrisman. During Monday’s sentencing hearing, the defense asked for an acquittal or new trial, but the judge…

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