Vermilion County Coroner, Jane McFadden has released the name of the 49-year-old Hoopeston woman who was involved in a pedestrian-train accident at the railroad crossing on East Lincoln Street in Hoopeston this morning as Jodi L. Tyszko.
The Hoopeston Historic Preservation Commission will be having a Sesquicentennial Celebration planning meeting on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at Hoopeston Council Chambers.
National Farm Safety & Health Week is September 20-26. This annual promotion of farm safety was initiated by the National Safety Council has been proclaimed by each sitting U.S. President since Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944. National Farm Safety and Health Week is led by the National Edu…
When I was a child I collected my first lessons about relationships and emotions from my kind parents and a tight knit group of my parents’ contemporaries. I was honored to see several marriages and friendships that truly went the distance. My parents worked hard to surround me with positive…
Have you heard about the man and his wife who, while on a road trip, got into a large-sized fuss over a small-sized incident? Neither would budge; neither would listen; neither would give an inch. Each would loudly and stubbornly argue their viewpoint without backing down. This was followed …
The Vermilion County Clerk’s Office is proud to announce Accessible Vote by Mail (AVBM). It is a new feature now available for the 2020 General Election and is set to go live on Sept. 24.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 30 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase.
Oakwood compiled a 189, edging Judah Christian (193) and Hoopeston Area (214) in a triangular match at Harrison Park Golf Course. Travis Goodner shot a 44 to lead Oakwood, while teammates Reed Sperry (46), Case Kopaz (49) and Kyle McFarland (50) weren’t far behind. Judah Christian’s Caleb Mc…
Petition packets for candidates who wish to run for School Board or Regional Board of School Trustees in the Consolidated Election to be held April 6 will be available in the Vermilion County Clerk’s Office on Sept. 22.
In Larry McMurtry’s Terms of Endearment, there is a powerful scene when young Tommy and his mother, Emma, who have not been getting along well, are saying good-bye. Emma is dying, and the boy is tense and awkward as he hugs her.
The area in front of Countryside Mall in downtown Hoopeston has been blocked off by the city since a section of the building’s roof caved in.
The Hoopeston Area Board of Education approved a revised collective bargaining agreement with the Hoopeston Education Association in an abbreviated meeting Sept. 2.
Danville Area Community College’s Corporate Education is offering Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) training September 9-November 4, 2020 on Monday and Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. at the DACC Bremer Conference Center.
Hunger affects people in every corner of the country, including more than 116,000 of our neighbors in eastern Illinois. And given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, that number may increase to nearly 175,000 people this year.