Tuesday Mar 11
Autopsy confirms Hoopeston man died from gunshot
Preliminary autopsy results confirm that a Hoopeston man whose body was found in a motel room Sunday night died of a gunshot wound.
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Tuesday Mar 11
Officials confirm ID of body from Homer farmhouse fire
More than a month since a fire destroyed a Homer farm house, officials have confirmed that remains found there are those of the homeowner.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hoopeston shooting investigated as homicide
The Vermilion County coroner's office has identified a man who was shot to death at a Hoopeston hotel Sunday night as 40-year-old Bruce L. Eldridge of Hoopeston.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fire damages home in Vermilion County
Homer Fire Chief Don Happ said firefighters were called to a home on Vermilion County Road 250 E about 12:45 p.m. Happ said the lady living there noted that a circuit breaker in her bedroom blew, which she thought was odd.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Gifford hoping for share of state tornado relief fund
Officials in Gifford are hoping to get a share of the $45 million relief fund for tornado-ravaged communities that has been assembled by Gov. Pat Quinn's administration.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Area history, Feb. 28, 2014
In 1914, nearly 1,500 University of Illinois students joined in to remove snow and slush from walks and streets around Champaign-Urbana today.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Nightlinger to resign county board seat
A four-way race for the Vermilion County board dropped to three when incumbent candidate Orick "Corky" Nightlinger announced Tuesday that he will resign his seat at the end of the week.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Lawyers OK only 2 of 4 hopefuls
Two of the four candidates running in 2014 for a Vermilion County circuit judge's opening were recommended by bar association members within the 5th Judicial Circuit, and two were not.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Bids don't reach reserve price for Vermilion County farmland
Vermilion County is still in the farming business, after bids for about 112 acres of county-owned farm ground failed to meet the reserve price of $10,000 an acre at an auction Thursday.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Danville to vote on temporary animal-control deal
Danville aldermen Tuesday night will consider temporarily hiring the county for its animal control services as a stop-gap measure until city and county officials can figure out a long-term arrangement.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Deer permits may drop this year
Fewer firearm deer permits may be issued in East Central Illinois later this year, because state natural resource officials have decided to shift from reducing the herd in some counties to maintaining, or even increasing, the population.