May 23, 2014
Fire reported at Henning's in Hoopeston
Firefighters from Hoopeston, Rossville and Wellington fire protection districts were called to a fire at Henning's Root Beer Stand, 411 S. Dixie Highway, at 9:45 a.m. Officials said it apparently was started by a grease fire that got out of control.
Weather History: May 12: Record temps, storms, tornadoes, floods, wind & snow
Ben Franklin was the first person to identify nor'easters. In a letter on this date, Franklin described an experience that happened to him in November 1743 when storm clouds in Philadelphia blocked his view of an eclipse.
Glenn's Games Exercises the Mind at Any Age
Inspired to stay active both mentally and physically, he created a series of brainteasers, puzzles and games to stimulate his brain and bring together his fellow residents.
Wall advances in Vermilion judge race
After almost four years as an associate judge in Vermilion County, Karen Wall now has the chance to become a resident circuit judge after winning the Democratic party's nomination by more than 700 votes in Tuesday's primary.
Incumbent, radio chief, advocate vie for Vermilion County Board
A local radio station manager and an advocate of tighter restrictions on local wind farms are challenging one of the newer Vermilion County Board members in Tuesday's Republican primary.