The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


  • Christmas dinner planned

    December 23, 2013

  • Hoopeston Area board members learn about security training

    Several Hoopeston Area school district administrators attended an Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate (ALICE) training in Champaign last week to learn a new method of dealing with an intruder with a gun in a school building.

    December 20, 2013

  • Hoopeston council approves pool improvements

    The McFerren Park swimming pool soon will have a Splash Pad. City council members unanimously approved a bid Tuesday from Spear Corporation to buiid a Splash Pad next year at a cost of $185,685. Money for the project is in the park accrual fund, according to alderman Carl Ankenbrand.

    December 18, 2013

  • Cancel fines with food

    December 13, 2013

  • Students give out coats

    December 4, 2013

  • Federal government will pay for Hoopeston's sewer project

    City council members learned Tuesday the city would receive forgiveness of part their Illinois Environmental Protection Agency loan for the water treatment plant project.

    December 4, 2013

  • NWS-CN 12-03 Hoopeston photo Hoopeston group sponsors holiday event HOOPESTON -- Christmas is a magical time of the year for children ... and for many adults who remember many past Christmases of their own. The Magic of Christmas, sponsored by the Hoopeston Chamber of Commerce, not only brought a visit with Santa fo

    December 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hoopeston Area school receive bus grant

    Hoopeston Area schools' transportation director, Mark Eighner, reported at Thursday's school board meeting the $50,000 grant check had been received from the EPA Illinois Clean School Bus program. The grant aided the purchase of two propane school buses for the district.

    November 22, 2013

  • Hoopeston mayor rebuts claim of land offer

    Mayor Bill Crusinberry rebutted a statement made by Rodney Rogers of J&R Tire, now located in Tilton, that he offered the FMC area to the city. Rogers said in a Champaign News-Gazette story that the offer was declined.

    November 20, 2013

  • Police reports Incidents reported to police include: Danville Friday: Criminal trespass at County Market, 2 E. Main St.; a man was arrested. Burglary in the 1200 block of North Walnut. Possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and obstructing a p

    November 19, 2013

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