October 13, 2014
October 13, 2014
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.
Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th
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.
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.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Mayor Bill Crusinberry is asking residents to support a referendum on the November 4th ballot that, if approved, would increase sales tax by 1%.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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.
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.