The McFerren Park Splash Pad is now open.
Hoopeston Area CUSD #11 will be utilizing online registration for the 2020-2021 school year.
The American Red Cross will be back in Hoopeston July 24 for a blood drive.
By Rev. Tom Cici
Things looked a little different when the Hoopeston Public Library re-opened its doors last week.
- Humidity: 78%
- Cloud Coverage:%
- Wind: 4 mph
- UV Index: 9 Very High
- Sunrise: 05:28:11 AM
- Sunset: 08:24:08 PM
Sunshine and a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Scattered thunderstorms this evening becoming more widespread overnight. Low near 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late. High 86F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Local & Social Scene
The Unit 9 School Board Tuesday night approved joining the Vermilion Valley Conference for the 2021-22 school year.
All Vermilion Valley Conference-First Team
After a pair of dominating performances at regionals and sectionals, Hoopeston Area High School sophomore wrestler returned to the Illinois High School Association State Finals last week.
The Hoopeston Area High School Cornjerkers boys basketball team started their week with their final home game of the season Feb. 18.
The Watseka High School Lady Warriors advanced to the Illinois High School Class 2A Regional Championship Feb. 13 after defeating Hoopeston Area in the semi-final match.