Menu

Community Shows Support During Week Of Mourning

Share this post
Waterloo kids Brody Kenner, Parker Koogler, Landon Schlemmer, Drew Vogt and Henry Wildman raised $2,150 for Backstoppers. The boys carried a Thin Blue Line flag while going door to door asking for donation in memory of Nick Hopkins. Accepting the Backstoppers donation are Waterloo firefighter Joe Krump, left, and retired deputy Larry Gardner.
Waterloo kids Brody Kenner, Parker Koogler, Landon Schlemmer, Drew Vogt and Henry Wildman raised $2,150 for Backstoppers. The boys carried a Thin Blue Line flag while going door to door asking for donation in memory of Nick Hopkins. Accepting the Backstoppers donation are Waterloo firefighter Joe Krump, left, and retired deputy Larry Gardner.

by Bethany Prange The news of Illinois State Trooper Nicholas Hopkins’ death spread quickly throughout Monroe County on Aug. 23, sending a pulse of shock and grief through the small communities here.  In person and online, individuals and businesses began sharing their support for the family and friends of Trooper Hopkins, offering prayers and words …

Community Shows Support During Week Of Mourning Read More »

To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent. 

If you are are not yet a subscriber you can purchase a subscription here.

You Might Also Be Interested In
Ryan Martin

Republican State’s Attorney Candidate Drops Out Of Race

By Joe Leicht Monroe County Republicans are - not unexpectedly - searching for a candidate for state's attorney on the...
Senior bach DSCN5002

Bernell Bachelier Celebrates 90th Birthday

Bernell Bachelier, second from right, sits with her family as they wave to folks driving by to wish her a...
- photo by Joe Leicht

The Ed-itor Flushes Again

With his last roll twindeling down to the cardboard tube, the Ed-itor was happy a when the Amazon van pulled...