Latest: 6:22 pm, 9/1/14, Monday HOOPESTON – It’s the last day of the Sweetcorn Festival and organizers say it’s been a success.
HOOPESTON -- The water woes continue for residents, but there could be an end in sight.
Update: 5:02 pm, 8/19/14, Tuesday HOOPESTON -- A semi-driver is facing charges for clipping cable and phone lines this weekend.
HOOPESTON -- People are frustrated with their water and the city.
HOOPESTON -- It's been a year since the fire sparked at J&R Used Tire Service. The fire burned for months.
HOOPESTON -- A program feeds kids five days a week during the summer and organizers say that still doesn't meet all the need.
HOOPESTON -- A fire is under investigation. It happened Friday morning at Henning's Root Beer Stand, on Dixie Highway.
VERMILION COUNTY -- An Indiana man may be connected to a couple crimes in Hoopeston.
Latest: 11:36 pm, 3/28/14, Friday HOOPESTON -- Their home has been reduced to rubble after a fire, but the people who lived here owe their livest to the quick thinking of a caring neighbor.
Latest: 10:28 am, 3/13/14, Thursday HOOPESTON -- A murder investigation reveals the victim may not have been the intended target.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A Hoopeston tire business which burned to the ground wants to rebuild, but it's not getting any support from its potential new neighbors.
Update: 10:03 pm HOOPESTON -- Parents got a voice-mail notifying them their student had been in a school bus accident.
Update: 5:05 pm, 1/13/14, Monday HOOPESTON -- A group is taking the next step to reopen an historic theater.
HOOPESTON -- Work is well underway to gain control of the Lorraine Theater.
HOOPESTON -- A business destroyed by fire has reopened.
Update: 6:01 pm HOOPESTON -- Neighbors say they're sickened at the thought of a man sexually abusing a 5-year old girl.
HOOPESTON -- Little is left of a tire factory which went up in flames, but for families living nearby, new problems spark every day.
HOOPESTON -- The fire department needs your help.
RANKIN -- Some parents say their kids are being abused by school employees and they won't be quiet about it until something's done.
HOOPESTON -- The school district is saving green by going green.
HOOPESTON -- It's been two months since J & R Used Tire Service caught fire and clean-up efforts are still going on.
HOOPESTON -- Workers have removed about 150 truckloads of debris since a tire recycling plant caught fire at J & R Recycling in June.
HOOPESTON -- After battling the biggest fire in the town's history, people now have to put the city back together.
HOOPESTON -- People are still cleaning up from last week's fire.
HOOPESTON -- The EPA is testing whether debris from the massive fire is hazardous.
HOOPESTON -- Firefighters are still putting out hotspots at J & R's Used Tire Service.
HOOPESTON -- Our Town prides itself on its customized golf carts.
HOOPESTON -- Many times veterans come back from war feeling out of place.
HOOPESTON -- Our Town's Mayor Bill Cruisinberry tells us how the community came together to help each other and first responders after last week's massive fire at J & R Recycling.
HOOPESTON -- One man in Our Town is taking his love of music to the streets.
HOOPESTON -- An Our Town vet is committed to alternatively helping pets.
HOOPESTON -- On a hot day, there's nothing better than ice cream in Our Town. Rotary president Julie Stump is here to share the treat.
HOOPESTON -- Our Town's Sweetcorn Queen uses title for good.
HOOPESTON -- Fred Obenland shows off antique tractors in Our Town.
HOOPESTON -- For more than four years now, Our Town has been a golf cart community.
HOOPESTON -- The air quality is better Thursday than Wednesday which means people can go back home.
HOOPESTON -- If you're looking for something fun to do this summer, head to McFerren Park.
HOOPESTON -- Crews are still working to extinguish a fire which started nearly 36-hours ago.
HOOPESTON -- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is stepping-in after a fire started at a recycling business Wednesday morning.
HOOPESTON -- About 40 people work at J & R Recycling. Company leaders hope to continue the business.
HOOPESTON -- The fire chief says it looks like the blaze at J & R Recycling won't be out for at least another day. Crews are still on scene of one of the area's biggest fires.
HOOPESTON -- While fire crews continue monitoring the site of a a fire at J & R Recycling, community members are stepping up to help.
HOOPESTON -- A fire of petroleum products and rubber created thick, heavy, black smoke which could be seen for miles.
HOOPESTON -- Word of the fire spread quickly. Pretty soon, everyone had to leave their homes and head outside.
HOOPESTON -- Fire continues to burn at a tire factory more than 12-hours after it started.
HOOPESTON -- This Our Town restaurant has been serving customers for more than 70 years.
HOOPESTON -- Little girls wanting to be princesses for the day now have a place to go.