The emerald ash borer, an invasive insect, is old news for much of Indiana, including White County, and it has already done extensive damage to the state’s ash tree population.
Hoopeston Area Superintendent Robert Richardson recognized the Hoopeston Area recipients of the 2020 and 2021 Golden Ruler awards during last week's Hoopeston Area Board of Education meeting.
After adopting the Internal Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) during the previous meeting, the Hoopeston City Council moved forward with plans to better address the issue of vacant and dilapidated properties in the city Tuesday night.
Hoopeston Public Library is now offering its library cardholders free or discounted passes to museums, science centers, and many more attractions through Explore More Illinois.
I had the privilege of celebrating another birthday this month, which brought me to the grand age of fifty-one. I say grand, because the sixth decade of life has proven to be pretty fabulous so far.
Danville, Ill.— Vaccines will no longer be administered at the Village Mall location on Vermilion Street in Danville after April 23. Individuals scheduled to receive a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at that location should do so through April 23.
The Hoopeston Chamber of Commerce will be putting up our Welcome Banners at businesses for Hoopeston's Sesquicentennial celebration week of
The Hoopeston Sesquicentennial Committee has announced the schedule of events for this year's Sesquicentennial celebration.
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – Families may soon have another tool in their estate planning processes, with the ability to utilize TODI’s (Transfer on Death Instrument). State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) has advanced legislation expanding the potential use of the instrument.
Following a passionate appeal from local citizens regarding the future of the Hoopeston Public Swimming Pool, the Hoopeston City Council budgeted funding to re-open the pool during last week's budget meeting.
Project Success is celebrating Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week on April 19-23 along with the National AfterSchool Association, to recognize, appreciate and advocate for those who work with young people during out-of-school hours.
Out of an abundance of caution, IDPH is ‘requiring a pause’ in the use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine at this time, as advised by the CDC and FDA. Please see the attached joint media statement released by the CDC and FDA. More information can be found at: https://www.cdc.gov/media/r…
SPRINGFIELD – On advice of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois will pause distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson.
Each year the VFW Auxiliary sponsors the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest for high school students in grades 9-12 all across the USA.
Hoopeston, Ill.— Carle in partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Iroquois County Public Health Department are offering single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments the week of Monday, April 12 for those who live or work in Iroquois County.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White encourages consumers to participate in Money Smart Week, a weeklong free virtual event designed to help people manage their personal finances and avoid fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – Farmers who would like to run for a three-year-term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board (ICMB), the Illinois Soybean Program Operating Board (ISPOB), or the Illinois Sheep and Wool Marketing Board (ISWMB) can now start circulating nomination petitions, according to i…
- The Hoopeston Street and Alley Department will start alley cleanup Monday, April 19, weather permitting. Concrete, bricks, landscape materials, or lumber will not be picked up. If any of these items are in the pile of yard waste, the pile will not be picked up.
DANVILLE, IL – Imagine walking through your garden, filling a vase with fresh cut lilies, daisies or peonies. Maybe you stop and add some ivy or ferns for an accent. A cutting garden includes plants and flowers that you intend to enjoy indoors. Planting blooms you will use to create floral a…
We hear conversations around us that ask us to make things in life softer and easier to handle. And there is merit to taking the time to be kind when it is possible to do so. There are many occasions in life in which we would be better served to consider our word choice, and the effect on th…
Sustainability is a buzzword in today’s world as people become more interested in taking care of our natural resources for the generations to come. What does this word mean though? Sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their…
The Hoopeston Education Association and Save the Lorraine Foundation presented a candidate forum March 22 at Hoopeston Area High School to allow candidates for Hoopeston Area Board of Education, the Hoopeston City Council and Hoopeston mayor to answer questions from voters.