The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

May 26, 2013

Library display focuses on big fires


HOOPESTON — The Hoopeston Public Library’s current Reading Room display features vintage coverage of the disastrous fires in the towns in northern Vermilion County. Newspaper articles are being rotated throughout the month of May.

The first display provides eye witness, rumors and accounts of the burning of the Hoopeston town clock, which burnt three times.