Throughout the fall season, garden centers are filled with a beautiful selection of mums (short for chrysanthemums). In the garden, mums provide both a spectacular fall display and a late-season nectar source for pollinating insects.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony last week in Ogden officially opened another 1.5-mile stretch of the Kickapoo Rail Trail in eastern Champaign County.
All told, there are 43,876 state-authorized video gambling terminals in 8,072 locations across Illinois. In August alone, they took in $2,651,002,556.30 and gave back $2,424,054,191.18, adding up to net wagering activity of $226,948,365.12.
This past week was the fall equinox, which marks the beginning of autumn.
Hoopeston Public Library is partnering with other libraries in the Illinois Heartland Library System to sponsor the 2022 IHLS Library Crawl.
Local & Social Scene
The St. Anne-Donovan Cardinals traveled to Hoopeston Area to take on the Cornjerkers Tuesday.
In girls’ track and field
Watseka and Hoopeston Area softball players showcased their offensive skills during Monday’s game in Watseka.
The Hoopeston Area High School girls’ track team took first place at last week’s home track meet.