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Hoopeston Multi-Agency Annual Ham & Bean Dinner

The Hoopeston Multi-Agency will host their annual Ham & Bean Dinner on Thursday, October 9th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm located at 206 S First Avenue.  The cost is $5/person and carry-outs are available for $5.50.  Please call ahead 217.283.5544.

Fall Harvest is well underway but rain is hampering progress

State crop statistician Todd Ballard says with statewide rainfall averaging more than two inches this past week farmers only had about four days suitable for fieldwork.

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Maple Grade School “Maple Madness 2014” Fundraiser Winners

October 4th Winner:  Todd Davis of Hoopeston
October 5th Winner:  Julie Carl of Hoopeston
October 6th Winner:  Stephanie Tuggle of Hoopeston
October 7th Winner:  Jamie Pruitt of Wellington
October 9th Winner:  Tammy Morfey of Rantoul
October 10th Winner:  Chelsea Flint of Rossville
October 11th Winner:  Bonnie Goodrich of Hoopeston
October 12th Winner:  Wendi Sapp of Hoopeston
October 13th Winner:  Bud Warner of Hoopeston
October 14th Winner:  Brenda Blackford of Armstrong
October 15th Winner:  Randy Wallace of Hoopeston
October 16th Winner:  Erica Goodrum of Hoopeston
Congratulations and thank you for supporting Maple Grade School!

Hoopeston Alley Cleanup

The Hoopeston Street and Alley department began cleanup on October 6th.  Cleanup is for yard waste only.  Piles with bricks, cement, lumber or plastic will NOT be picked up.

Milford Sugar Creek 4-H Club celebrates National 4-H Week

Tune in for the morning show on WHPO and hear from Milford Sugar Creek 4-H Members on what 4-H means.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigate a Train vs Pedestrian Accident

On October 5th Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigate a Train vs Pedestrian Accident which occurred on the Canadian National Railroad tracks along St. Rt. 45 approximately a mile north of Danforth, IL.  According to police reports, Juan M. Ochoa, 23 Onarga was walking southbound on the railroad tracks during the early morning hours.  A Norfolk Southern Freight train was traveling north on the same set of railroad tracks approaching Ochoa.

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

October 4, 2014

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25-year-old rollover victim identified

According to the news-gazette, Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson has identified the man who died in a single-vehicle rollover on Henning Road over the weekend.  Johnson said Jerry A. Messmore, 25 of Bismarck, was pronounced dead in the emergency room at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center at 4:22 p.m. Saturday.  She said toxicology test results are pending.

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Hoopeston Police Department Weekend Report

Friday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 5th

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Hoopeston Police Blotter

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