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  1. The Future Five, Aug. 31, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... of musicians and Bill Clinton also make appearances. The 72nd annual National Sweetcorn Festival gets under way in Hoopeston. with the Midway opening at 5 p.m. Highlights of the five-day festival include a truck and tractor pull on Friday, a car ...


  2. Ambulance workers accused of using credit card of patient being transportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The News-Gazette

    Search warrants have been executed for two former Effingham City-County Ambulance employees and Vermilion County residents for allegedly using a credit card that was stolen from an ambulance patient. An Effingham County grand jury recently indicted John A. High Jr., 33, and Jessica L. Arms, 27, both of Hoopeston, on one count each of unlawful possession of another's credit card, a Class 4 felony.


  3. Hoopeston library back-to-school event Thursday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The News-Gazette

    The Hoopeston Public Library will hold its Back to School Bash for K-6 students at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. The featured guest speaker is Barbara McVicker, a former resident who now lives in the Caribbean.


  4. Paxton police arrest Vermilion residents in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The News-Gazette

    Two Vermilion County residents were charged Tuesday with Class X felonies after Paxton police say they found them in possession of suspected methamphetamine and ingredients used to make the illegal drug one day earlier. Paxton Police Chief Bob Bane said his department arrested David Lee Zarate, 30, of Hoopeston, and Tierra L. Kelly, 19, of Rankin, following a traffic stop on Paxton's east edge.


  5. Illinois towns increasingly allow golf carts on streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... in Champaign, Douglas, Piatt and Vermilion communities have ordinances allowing golf carts on local streets. Hoopeston Police Chief Mark Drollinger helped draft an ordinance in 2009 when gas prices were around $4 a gallon. He says carts have grown ...


  6. Golden Apple Scholars Take Part in Summer InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | McKendree College

    ... cago public schools. With him in the photo below are, left to right, Megan Porter, of Gifford; Chelsea Gossett, of Hoopeston; Kaitlynn Williams, of Rockton; and Zachary Drumwright, of Sparta.


  7. James Lyle YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Breeze Courier

    ... Catholic Church in Stonington. Lyle and Dorothy had five wonderful children: Priscilla Lobb and husband Larry of Hoopeston, IL, Mary Kinnamon and husband Pete of Lakeland, FL, Margaret Dyer and husband Ray of Kalispell, MT, Jim Young of Cottage ...


  8. Booster: 'I don't believe' chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... staff have helped the women scholastically, as well as on the court." Shelby, the owner of two car dealerships in Hoopeston, said she doesn't take allegations of racism, discrimination or mental abuse lightly. But when she learned the parents of ...


  9. Districts take step toward potential mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... the high school in 2005. The district has been sending its 9th through 12th-grade students to Bismarck-Henning and Hoopeston Area high schools under deactivation agreements with those districts since 2006. "We've had very good service from both ...


  10. Vermilion districts talking high school consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Bismarck-Henning and Rossville-Alvin schools officials will meet today to discuss the idea of forming a cooperative high school. The Rossville-Alvin district, which deactivated its high school in 2005, has been sending its 9th through 12th-grade students to Bismarck-Henning and Hoopeston Area high schools under deactivation agreements with those districts since 2006.


  11. Fellowship of Christian Athletes set two sports campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Area youth can improve their athletic skills and grow in their faith at two new sports camps in Vermilion County this summer. The Eastern Illinois Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host three-day "power camps" at Danville High School, Aug. 3-5, and at Hoopeston Area High School, Aug. 6-8.


  12. Free dental screenings offered to Vermilion County childrenRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... or guardian. We've included a schedule of dental screenings being held below: June 25: 9:00 am to 11:00 am - Hoopeston - McFerren Park 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Danville - Fair Oaks Housing Complex June 26: 9:00 am to 11:00 am - Westville - St. Mary's ...


  13. Westville schools chief leads final meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... ) and milk prices by the same amount (30 cents to 35). - The board voted to retain Russell Leigh and Associates of Hoopeston as the district auditor for the next three years, at an annual cost of about $6,600.


  14. Free dental screening offered to Vermilion County childrenRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... and sixth grade. We have included a list of times and locations that this event will be held at below: June 25: Hoopeston: 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at McFerren Park Danville: 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Fair Oak Housing Complex June 26: ...


  15. Man sentenced to prison for stealing phone from storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Hoopeston man who admitted stealing from a Rantoul store was sentenced Tuesday to three years for his latest offense. Robert H. Irvin, 25, pleaded guilty in late April in Champaign County Circuit Court to theft with a prior theft.


  16. Hoopeston police investigating claims of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Hoopeston Police Department says it is investigating abuse claims resulting from a video that allegedly shows an altercation between a senior citizen and a police officer. Hoopeston police say the investigation was launched on May 16, after a video of an alleged altercation between an officer and a senior citizen was posted on a social media website.


  17. IKEA proposes to double size of distribution hub in JolietRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... one each in Bolingbrook and Schaumburg. And, last year, IKEA announced it was purchasing a 49-turbine wind farm in Hoopeston, Illinois that is on track to be operational this spring. Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home ...


  18. Faces of '15: Danville native hopes to work for international nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Augustana College graduate and Hoopeston native Anissa Pemberton in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during a 5-week study abroad program last fall. Maybe it was on one of her family vacations to destinations like the Grand Canyon and the Badlands or one the mission trips she took as a student at St. Paul's School and Schlarman Academy in Danville.


  19. Luke Named Football Video Coordinator Of The YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | University of North Carolina

    ... in Speech Communications with an emphasis in Radio/Television Production in December of 1998. Luke is a native of Hoopeston, Illinois, home of the Cornjerkers. He is the 2012 recipient of the CSVA Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year. He ...


  20. After husband's death, Shelby 'decided I wouldn't let it get too hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Jennifer Shelby strolls down an aisle of vehicles with sales consultant Daryl Smith on Tuesday at her car dealership, Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Hoopeston. Long before she became one of the region's biggest car dealers, Jennifer Shelby hawked Thin Mints and Do-si-dos door to door in Champaign.


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