As school districts around the area cope with increasing cases of COVID-19 and consider the choice of moving to remote-learning, Hoopeston Area School District is committed to providing in-person instruction for as long as possible.

As wind and solar companies propose expansions in new area of our county, Vermilion County Farm Bureau is hosting a Wind / Solar Farm Information Meeting on Zoom on Monday, December 7, 2020. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Although the annual remembrance of a special day of Thanksgiving to God dates back to the time of the pilgrims, the first official day set aside was November 26, 1789, during the first year of President George Washington’s administration. The year 1789 is a year to remember. This was the yea…

Editor’s Note: The following stories appeared in the November edition of the Cornjerker Times, a monthly publication produced by Hoopeston Area Middle School students.

Looking for the perfect holiday gift this season or a great opportunity to treat yourself? Consider purchasing a gift basket created by the VCCD Education Staff. Two types of baskets are available: Home for the Holidays and Spa Time at Home. Each basket contains locally-produced items collec…

Editor’s Note: The following stories appeared in the November edition of the Cornjerker Times, a monthly publication produced by Hoopeston Area Middle School students.

Editor’s Note: The following stories appeared in the November edition of the Cornjerker Times, a monthly publication produced by Hoopeston Area Middle School students.

John Greer, one of the early settlers by 1857 in the Prairie Green area, was born in Pennsylvania in 1812 and died January 2, 1891 in Hoopeston. His major legacy to Hoopeston, beside Floral Hill Chapel, was John Greer College which was erected in 1890, but not completed until after his death…

The COVID-19 pandemic has kept the Hoopeston Public Library from holding its regular “Cooking the Books” monthly program, but the library staff wanted to do something fun for all their cooking friends this holiday season.

As we turn the corner into the last half of November, we will soon be gearing up for another season of holidays and traditions. This is my favorite time of the year.

As wind and solar companies propose expansions in new area of our county, Vermilion County Farm Bureau is hosting a Wind / Solar Farm Information Meeting on Zoom on Monday, December 7, 2020. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Carle is announcing additional restrictions for visitors and support person restrictions beginning Friday, November 13 at all Carle Health locations. The entire Carle system is seeing an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

It was in the late 1960’s. I was attending elementary school in Evansville Indiana when my parents first started locking windows and doors of our house. Most adults were desperately frightened, afraid the burglars or robbers would come and break into their homes.

As a child, I was always taught to thank a veteran for their service. I was told to walk up to someone I didn’t know and say, “Thank you for your service.” However, I never really thought about what I was actually thanking them for. Being a naive child, I always wondered how that stranger af…

I feel that the term “service” is the best term to use when referring to the duties of military personnel. Since the founding of the Military and the expansion into five separate but united branches, many brave men and women have enlisted and put their lives on the line so that American peop…

Barbara Standish and Princess Wach-E-Kee Chapters held a joint meeting October 9th, at Cissna Park Family Restaurant, hosting District III Director Julie Woller. Five members of Barbara Standish attended with a total of 11 members in attendance, counting the director.