Crusinberry says his focus will be on development. He thinks Hoopeston has been growing. There have been upgrades to the medical center and new businesses opening their doors.
Crusinberry says, the past five years, businesses have pumped in more than $30-million to the community. If re-elected, he wants to work hard to keep it that way.
Crusinberry is a life-long resident. He used to be a small business owner, too, so that gives him a better understanding of what the town has to deal with.
Both candidates square off in a debate next week. They meet Monday at 7 pm at the Hoopeston American Legion.