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Gordyville USA presents the Rodeo Finals and Trade Show

Friday, October 31st, Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd.  Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Women Making a Difference will host their 3rd annual Craft Fair this Saturday in Hoopeston

The Women Making a Difference will host their 3rd annual Craft Fair this Saturday in Hoopeston at McFerren Park Civic Center from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Two $100 gift cards and one $50 gift card will be raffled off at the close of the Craft Fair.

Vermilion County searching for additional Democrat election judges

The Vermilion County Clerk’s office is searching for additional Democrat election judges.  “We have lost a number of Democrat judges over the past few days,” County Clerk Lynn Foster said.  “It is crucial that we find additional Democrats who are willing to serve November 4th.  Judges will complete our on-line training program before Election Day, and will be paid $120 for their service.  Judges will begin work at 5:15 a.m. and finish up approximately 7:30 p.m. that day.”

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Local Communities Trick or Treat Hours

Friday, October 31, 2014
Happy Hallowen & Be Safe Trick or Treating!!!

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Trial set for February in Iroquois County pot-growing case

According to the Paxton Record, An Iroquois County man is scheduled to stand trial next February on charges alleging he grew 44 cannabis plants in his garden.

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

News Release
October 30, 2014

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Vermilion health department flu clinics to resume

According to the News-Gazette, Flu shot clinics at the Vermilion County Health Department will start again Wednesday, now that more flu vaccine has arrived.

The health department was forced to postpone some of its clinics earlier this month after it used up its vaccine supply and more vaccine on back-order hadn’t yet arrived.

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ISP District 10 Traffic Crash Alert

WHAT:        Truck Tractor Rollover

WHERE:      I-74 W/B Milepost 216

WHEN:        10/29/2014 4:44 AM

VEHICLE 1:          2015 Kenworth Truck Tractor
DRIVER:      Michael D. Brock, Male, 29, Calhoun, GA
                Seatbelt? Yes Extricated? No Ejected? No
Injured?  No

PASSENGER(S):  Male, 39, of Winston Salem, NC

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ISP District 10 Traffic Crash Alert

Male, 39, Normal was traveling east on 1-74 approaching milepost 211.  A deer entered the roadway in front of him, he braked abruptly to avoid the deer and that forced the semi and trailer it was hauling off the roadway to the left.  It continued to slide off to the left striking the median wire and wire posts.  The trailer then continued to spin clockwise as it traveled through the median striking crash barrels and eventually the bridge support.  The impact split the trailer in two spilling the empty bin containers into the roadway.  The tractor sustained only minor damage.

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Sheriff wins Rotary ‘Person of the Year’

According to the Commercial News, The Danville Noon Rotary has chosen Vermilion County Sheriff Pat Hartshorn to receive its 2014 Vocational Service Person of the Year Award.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The Illinois State Police District 21 responded to a fatal motorcycle crash on Sunday, October 26th at 2:34 p.m. on US 45 at 550 North in Ford County.

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