Hoopeston Police Blotter
Hoopeston Police Blotter
Hoopeston Weekend Police & Fire Blotter
The Department of Homeland Security provided an update today on the REAL ID Act, announcing that there will be no security changes at airports for at least two years, with any changes beginning no sooner than January 22, 2018.
As a result, Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards will continue to be accepted as primary forms of identification to board commercial airplanes for domestic travel.
The Illinois Secretary of State’s office will continue to work with DHS and the Illinois General Assembly on the REAL ID Act.
Iroquois County Treasurer, Mindy Kuntz Hagan is announcing that Mobile Home privilege tax bills will be sent out the first week of March 2016.
Please contact the Iroquois County Treasurer’s Office at 815-432-6985 if your address has changed or if the mobile home has been moved or destroyed. If you have recently purchased/sold a mobile home, please stop by our office with a copy of the title so that we can provide you with a certification in order for you to do the title change paperwork.
Address changes for real estate tax bills should be directed to the Assessment Office by phoning 815-432-6978.
According to the News-Gazette, A Rankin man beat his father-in-law, shot him three times, bound him and left him behind a garage in his backyard, where he was found eight hours later, a Vermilion County Sheriff’s investigator testified Thursday at Vernon Scott Lee’s preliminary hearing. Using a walker, Lee, 46 shuffled into the Vermilion County courtroom Thursday afternoon in the custody of sheriff’s deputies for his hearing on charges stemming from the Nov. 5 series of events.
January 8, 2016
A Multi-Agency Resource Center, or MARC, will be held at Trinity Church at 1638 East Walnut Street in Watseka tomorrow, January 8th, 2016, from 10 AM to 7 PM. The MARC is a one-stop location for any flood victims in Iroquois County to come and get connected with different resources that they may need. Locals that need transportation can call Show Bus at 1-800-525-2454.
The Lutheran Emergency Response Team, or LERT, will be in Watseka this Saturday to help muck-out their homes. If you want to get in touch with the LERT, go to the MARC tomorrow at Trinity Church, 10 AM to 7 PM.
According to Just the Facts, a plan between Vermilion County and Danville officials to deal with dilapidated properties may be expanded to include other communities. Mike Marron, Vermilion County Board Chairman, along with District 1 Representatives, Todd Johnson and Darren Duncan talked to Hoopeston City Councilmen in a meeting this past Tuesday night about a possible land bank in the county.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
A Multi-Agency Resource Center, or MARC, will be held at Trinity Church at 1638 East Walnut Street in Watseka on Friday, January 8th, 2016, from 10 AM to 7 PM. The MARC is a one-stop location for any flood victims in Iroquois County to come for assistance in recovering from this disaster.
FEMA is not in the area, and as of right now there is no FEMA assistance. Local authorities are following the proper pathways in attempting to acquire state and federal assistance.
Yesterday, Governor Rauner added Iroquois County to the Illinois State disaster declaration.