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Serious Crash North of Danville leaves Multiple Injuries

A serious three-vehicle collision on Illinois route one north of Danville Sunday night caused multiple injuries.  Initial reports indicated at least five people were hurt and some had to be extricated from the wreckage.

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Hoopeston Police Department Weekend Report

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

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Coats for Kids at Hoopeston Area School

Hoopeston Area CUSD #11 is coordinating a coat drive to keep our students warm this winter.  Sizes needed range from children to adults.  Only new or gently used coats will be accepted.  No tears, stains or missing buttons, please.  Coats may be dropped off daily through October 17th at the Hoopeston Middle School Office or Hoopeston Multi Agency.  Several area churches will also collect for this drive through October 19th.  For more information, contact Amy Linares, Community Liaison, at 283.6664.

74 EASTGATE BUSINESS PARK NET TWO NEW BUSINESS EXPANSIONS

After years of waiting for two key buildings in the 74 Eastgate Business Park to be cleared for sale, two local businesses have taken advantage of the opportunity and will soon add their signs and employment to this industrial area.  Dawson Logistics has purchased 122 Eastgate, originally built by Esco Corporation and International Greenhouse has purchased 70 Eastgate, built and occupied by Herr’s for many years.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Hoopeston Mayor asks for resident support Nov. 4th for sales tax increase

Mayor Bill Crusinberry is asking residents to support a referendum on the November 4th ballot that, if approved, would increase sales tax by 1%.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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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!

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