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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Birthday open house
Evelyn Cox will celebrate her 95th birthday with
an open house from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the
Wellington Park Shelter.
She would also enjoy hearing from those unable to
make it. Her address is P.O. Box 192, Hoopeston IL
Rossville Christmas parade
Rossville will kick off the Christmas season with
the annual Light Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday. The parade, sponsored by Rossville Community Organization, will go down Rt. 1 from grade school to Christman Park, which will be lighted from Saturday
through January 1, 2014.
The annual Winter Carnival, sponsored by RCO
and Rossville-Alvin Grade School PTO, will be held
from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the grade school.
Food for Fines
Hoopeston Public Library’s annual Food for Fines
program has started. During December, the library
will accept canned goods and nonperishable food
items within their expiration dates, along with household paper products, as payment of overdue fines.
Each item or package equals $1 toward the fine.
(Some single items or packages may not qualify.) All
items will be donated to Grant Township Food Cupboard.
Needed items include Jello, Jiffy cornbread mix,
bath soap, toilet paper, canned fruit, cake mix and
frosting, laundry soap and Hamburger Helper.
For more information, call the library, (217) 2836711.
Police News
Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident
reported at 1:03 p.m. Monday at Hoopeston Carle
Hospital, 701 E. Orange. An unknown vehicle hit a
parked 2011 Ford Fusion owned by Aleta Cable of
Lafayette, Ind.
No tickets or injuries were reported in an accident
at 2:37 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of East Lincoln. Police said Amelia N. Young, 18, of Hoopeston, was eastbound in a 2008 Chrysler when she lost
control and struck a street sign.
No injuries were reported.
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Hoopeston Area wrestlers start season with losses to Urbana, Westville; take down Rantoul, Dwight in Saturday action
Cornjerker grapplers kicked off their wrestling season
November 25, losing to Urbana and Westville at home.
Urbana 63 Hoopeston Area 15
120- C. Chism (U) FFT
126- B Williams (U) FFT
132- B Martin (U) dec. I. Simpson 10-6
138- C. McQueen (U) fall I. Bell 3:08
145- D. Jackson (U) fall E. Zamora :38
152- C. Chandler (HA) FFT
160- J. West (HA) FFT
170- F. Imbaga (U) fall D. Ashby 3:08
182- B. Simon (HA) dec. A. Lenow 9-6
195- J. Luffman (U) fall B. Gaddis :34
220- C. Hamilton (U) fall A. Linares 3:58
285- D. Rowlen (U) fall G. Herron 1:00
106- A. Engler (U) fall C. Hughes 3:00
113- Holmes-Mitchell (U) FFT
Westville 40 Hoopeston Area 33
132- I. Simpson (HA) FFT
138- K. Carrell (W) fall I. Bell 2:12
145- B. Rivers (W) major dec. 12-0
152- C. Chandler (HA) fall C. Rice 2:30
160- K. Pilcher (HA) FFT
170- D. Ashby (HA) dec. C. Nichols 6-3
182- B. Simon (HA) fall N. Benson :52
195- A. Ellery (W) fall B. Gaddis 1:23
220- J. Munoz (W) fall A. Linares 1:10
285- G. Herron (HA) fall H. Marsh 3:24
106- M. McBride (W) fall C. Hughes :30
113- Wise (W) FFT
120- Bunt (W) FFT
126- Double FFT
On Saturday, Hoopeston Area faced off against Rantoul, Unity and Dwight, coming out on top of Dwight
and Rantoul but losing to Unity.
HA 47 Rantoul 30
120- L. Johnson (R) FFT
126- J. Swiney (R) fall :57 J. Powell
132- R. Castillo (R) fall 3:08 I. Simpson
138- I. Bell (HA) fall :28 T. Pierce
145- Smith-Terhune (R) Fall 1:32 E. Zamora
152- C. Chandler (HA) tech fall 3:16 B. Ramm
160- D. Ashby (HA) fall 1:09 C. Hesterburg
170- B. Simon (HA) fall 3:37 K. Wilson
182- M. Newman (HA) FFT
195- B. Gaddis (HA) fall 1:09 J. Curtis
220- A. Linares (HA) fall :27 S. Sprandel
285- G. Herron (HA) fall 3:00 M. Williams
106- D. Richardson (R) FFT
113- Double FFT
HA 18 Unity 42
126- D. Daniels (U) Fall :27 J. Powell
132- C. Hinton (U) fall :28 I. Simpson
138- C. Wiggins (U) fall 2:26 I. Bell
145- J. Frost (U) dec. 13-7 C. Warner
152- C. Coon (HA) FFT
160- M. Traxler (U) dec. OT 4-2 D. Ashby
170- B. Simon (HA) default C. Branson
182- T. Traxler (U) fall 1:30 M. Newman
195- C. Reed (U) fall :43 B. Gaddis
220- D. King (U) fall 1:45 A. Linares
285- G. Herron (HA) FFT
106- Double FFT
113- Double FFT
120- Double FFT
HA 48 Dwight 18
132- I. Simpson (HA) FFT
138- J. Tyner (D) fall 2:26 I. Bell
145- E. Zamora (HA) fall 1:42 N. Ford
152- C. Chandler (HA) FFT
160- D. Ashby (HA) fall :47 D. Flood
GOCKEN - Margaret A. (Sauter) Gocken, 95, of
Milford, died Sunday, Nov. 30, at Gilman Health Care
Center. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m.
funeral Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Crescent City. Burial will be in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery,
Crescent City. Memorials are suggested to donor’s
choice. Knapp Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of
NAUGHTON - Amber Garrison Naughton, 35, of
New Lenox, formerly of Hoopeston, died December 1,
2014. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Friday at Lawn Funeral
Home, 17909 S. 94th Ave., Tinley Park. Funeral will be
at 3 p.m. Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church, 1900 E.
Lincoln Hwy., New Lenox.
WISDOM - Laurie Ann (Coon) wisdom, 52, of
Hoopeston, died at 7:40 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at
home. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral
Thursday at Anderson Funeral Home, Hoopeston. Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston. Memorials are suggested to Hoopeston Animal Shelter, 901 W.
Main St., Hoopeston IL 60942.
ZBINDEN - Imogene M. (Koester) Zbinden, 72, of
Cissna Park, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at home. Visitation was 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Knapp Funeral Home
and will be 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Wednesday
at Living Word Church, Roberts. Burial will be in
Cissna Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to
Cissna Park Fire and Rescue Department, Iroquois Memorial Hospice, or donor’s choice.
Chance of snow today, tonight. High 35, low 23. Tomorrow, partly sunny. High 30, low 20. Friday, partly .
170- B. Simon (HA) FFT
182- B. Gaddis (HA) FFT
195- J. Tyner (D) FFT
220- A. Linares (HA) fall 2:37 K. Henson
285- G. Herron (HA) fall 5:09 K. Gallantine
106- Double FFT
113- Double FFT
120- Double FFT
126- G. Watson (D) fall 1:29 J. Powell
Layden Manor Apartments Hoopeston accepting applications for
2 bedroom first floor apartment. $450/mo rent with $450 deposit. Water and electric separate. No Pets. Call 217-304-1761
to leave a message for appointment.
Therapeutic special education school serving K-12 seeks
qualified Special Education Teacher. CIRCLE Academy prepares and empowers each student for successful experiences in
school, at home and in the community by providing a structured,
nurturing, and therapeutic learning environment that emphasizes
family involvement. We are located in Rossville.
The teacher is responsible for establishing a learning environment that provides the highest quality academic instruction with
Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) and mental health stability.
Work with small class sizes in a supportive and positive work
environment with a Para-Educator and a 1:1 Teacher’s Assistant. State of Illinois LBS1 certificate required.
We offer great benefits and opportunities for professional
growth and personal fulfillment. Salary is based on education
and experience. We are committed to the values of spirituality,
teamwork, integrity and respect. EOE Apply online:
Now taking applications for full and part positions at new Hoopeston business. We are looking for someone with great customer
service skills, an eye for design, creativity, and a flexible schedule. Must be available to work weekdays and weekends from 95. Starting pay $9 for part time and starting pay for full time
$10. Please send all resumes to [email protected]
2 bedroom house for rent. Available immediately, $425 a month
and $425 deposit. Call 217-304-2145.
Call (217) 283-9348 or email
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