Hoopeston Area Community Unit School District 11 Board of Education committees will meet Wednesday as follows:
The Extracurricular Committee will meet at 5 p.m. in Kevin Root"s room.
Technology Committee will meet at 7 p.m. in Kevin Root’s room.
Fire hits Hoopeston tire business
Firefighters from at least five departments battle a blaze today at a tire business on Hoopeston's south side. Areas around the scene were evacuated due to the dense smoke the fire created. No injuries had been reported as of 7:30 a.m.
Hoopeston council goes after unpaid bills
City council members unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday allowing Mayor Bill Crusinberry to sign an intergovernmental agreement with the Illinois Office of the Comptroller to sign a Debt Recovery Program resolution with the state to collect unpaid debts.
Hoopeston student heads to science camp
Michelle Seat, a student at Hoopeston Area High School, was selected as one of two delegates from Illinois to attend the 50th National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia this July.
Accident closes part of Route 1
A traffic accident involving a farm tractor and a semi closed part of Illinois Route 1 for most of the day on Tuesday.
Hoopeston library to present play
Tom Sweeney, local playwright and member of the Hoopeston Public Library staff, is presenting his 2013 Summer Teen Performance Program, "Mummies in the Library!"
Sweetcorn festival part of contest
Hoopeston Jaycees are one of 20 finalists in the "Best Of Us" campaign sponsored by Johnsonville Sausage LLC of Sheboygan Falls, Wisc., and are asking area residents to help them win up to $10,000 for their National Sweetcorn Festival project.
Hoopeston council increases cemetery fees
City council members unanimously approved a 15 percent raise in cemetery fees at Tuesday’s meeting effective immediately.
- ‘Mummies’ casting open
- Library display focuses on big fires
Hoopeston council earmarks money for water tank project
City council members agreed Tuesday to borrow $3 millionfrom the Public Water Supply Loan Program through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for work on the city’s water storage tanks.
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