November 16, 2014
November 16, 2014
Saturday, November 15th & Sunday, November 16th, 2014
According to the Commercial News,After two years as chairman of the Vermilion County Board, longtime member Gary Weinard is stepping down.
Weinard, who spoke about his pride during the meeting, confirmed following Wednesday night’s meeting that he will not return to the county board following the reorganizational meeting on Dec. 1.
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10:
WHAT: Traffic Crash (Personal injury) with lane blockage
WHERE: I-74 W/B at M. P. 199 (Vermilion)
WHEN: Thursday, 11/13/14, at approximately 6:11 pm
VEHICLES: Black 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck
DRIVERS: 1) Male, 64, Fithian
PASSENGERS: Male, 11, Fithian
PRELIMINARY: The Chevrolet Silverado was westbound on I-74 at milepost 199. The driver lost control of the vehicle on a patch of ice on the roadway. Chevrolet Silverado traveled off the roadway and into the median. The front fender of the vehicle struck the median wires and came to rest partially in the left lane. Recent snow flurries created icy conditions on the roadway.
TRANSPORTS: The driver and passenger were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
SEATBELTS: Seatbelts were worn
Come meet the Cornjerkers on Saturday, November 15th starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Middle School Gym. Including, wrestling, girls basketball, cheerleading and boys basketball teams.
Join the Hoopeston Music programs at a Benefit Auction on Saturday, November 15th at 1:00 p.m. at the McFerren Park Civic Center in Hoopeston.
According to the Paxton Record, Three former top-ranking officials in the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department used their work computers for “personal use and personal gain” at least 70 percent of the time they were on them, a computer forensic expert revealed Wednesday, adding to the list of questionable conduct by ex-employees of the recently dissolved agency.
“These computers were rarely used, less than 30 percent of the time, for county business. They were used for personal business,” said Andrew R. Garrett of Decatur-based Garrett Discovery Inc.
November 13, 2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The 2014 Merry & Bright Festival kicks off on Saturday, November 15th with a Children’s Day Extravaganza 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Night of Lights Parade from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. with a non-perishable food donation.
For more details go to www.presencehealth.org/festivaloftrees.