Service & Repairs

Dry, seasoned oak firewood $129, cherry BBQ firewood $169. Wood racks $49, Camping Wood $99. The best firewood & quick, friendly service. 815-260-0108.
Alling Handyman Service Over 30 yrs. exp., call Jason for all your renovations or repairs, fully insured, fast service, 815-263-6081.
Ron’s Drywall, Hang, Tape & Paint, 25 years experience. Reasonable rates including drywall repairs, plaster repairs, cracks, holes, & patches. Carpenter available by request. 815-549-5136.
Deb’s Way Trucking Gravel, dirt & sand. 6-wheeler loads only. Call or text Deb at 815-693-5870.
Looking to do general housekeeping. Call 815-388-7743.
Julie’s Remodeling Siding, soffit, roof repairs, painting,welding repairs, seamless gutters, fencing, tree removal, lawn care, Complete Handyman service! Bonded and Insured, 20 yrs., call 815-791-5731.
A Thousand Words Photography 385 N. Second Ave. Coal City Mandy Eaton 815-791-2913
Mike Collins Roofing, re-shingles and modified rubber and gutter cleaning, aluminum gutter screen, blown-in insulation in attics. INSULATION. Get a free estimate for blown in insulation for attics from Mike Collins Roofing. Keep your house cooler in summertime and warmer in the winter. lic # 104.007296. Ask for Mike at 815-730-1303.
BOHAC DIRTWORKS Excavating, Grading, Dozer Work, Sand, Gravel, Black Dirt, Private Ponds and Lakes, Ditch Cleaning, Demolition Office: 815-458-2542 Cell Phones: 405-5981 - John, 791-0153 - John Jr., 791-0750 - Justen

For Free

Free - 5 black/tiger striped kittens, 3 female, 2 male, 6-7 weeks old and litter trained. Call or text 815-474-7908.
Free cats. 4 1/2 months. 2 male/1 female. Wilmington. 815-476-2097, leave message.
Four free kittens. Call 815-476-2340.
Free for the hauling, horse manure, Wilmington area, call 815-931-0098.

Garage Sale

23660 Hwy 113, Wilmington/Custer Park, (1 1/2 miles east of Reed-Custer HS on Route 113). Thurs., Oct. 1 & Fri., Oct. 2 from 8:30am-4pm. (rain date, Sat., Oct. 3rd from 8:30am-4pm). Huge sale, toddler and adult clothes, sport and exercise equipment, barware, dishes, kitchen items, decorative items, Christmas items, children's items (pack n play, safety gate, etc), lawn and garden items, collectibles, much more.
Water Street Sidewalk Sale, Wilmington, Sat., Oct. 3rd from 9am-4pm. Antiques, vintage, farmhouse, crafts, items to be repurposed & much more.
1509 Janet Dr., Wilmington. Wed., Sept. 30th, Thurs., Oct. 1st & Fri., Oct. 2nd from 8am-4pm. Oak mirror, chandelier, rugs, TV tray tables, coffee table, bedding, women’s clothing, books and much more.
16259 W. Peotone Rd., (east of Old Chicago) Wilmington. Fri., Oct. 2 and Sat., Oct. 3 from 8am-4pm. Too much to list, plus a Powertech work bench.
160 W. Iroquois St., Coal City. Fri., Oct. 2nd and Sat., Oct. 3rd from 9am-4pm. Moving sale.


2014 Chevy Cruze Atlantis Blue. RS package. 1.4 Turbo motor, sunroof, remote start, tires replaced (80,000 mile, Michelin), battery replaced last year. Must see to appreciate. 41,200 miles. Under Blue book value, $9500 OBO. Call, leave message, text Dennis at 815-341-0410.
2016 Chevy Cruze LT 4 door Sedan. 64,000 miles. $10,800 obo. Call 815-258-4499.


Well seasoned oak firewood, $100.00, face cord, 815-791-4596.
Stand up walker (brand new) $200 obo; Drexel oriental entertainment center, coffee table, end table, router table and routers, 10-inch radial arm saw; Elwood. 815-228-5710.
Attention crafters/vendors. We have spaces to sell your wares. Mention this ad to get half off first month’s rent. Stop in for details, Odds N Ends, 117 N. Water St., Wilmington.
Dry, seasoned oak firewood $129, cherry BBQ firewood $169. Wood racks $49, Camping Wood $99. The best firewood & quick, friendly service. 815-260-0108.
GET HELP APPLYING FOR A FOID CARD We take color photographs for gun owners’ cards (FOID) for $10 and help you complete the application online. Illinois State Police won’t answer the FOID hotline but you can complete your application with our computer. Call for an appointment most days (but Tuesdays) 9a.m. to 4p.m. Do not wear white or very pale colors. Call 815-476-7966. The Free Press office, 111 S. Water St., Wilmington. Please wear a mask
Hall Rental - Available for parties, showers & meetings. Seats 100 people, full kitchen available. If interested call New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City, 815-634-8332.

Apartments for Rent

Wilmington - North Crest, 1 BR apt. Available now, rent $650. $700 security & lease. Call 815-476-7229.
2 BR apt. for rent in Wilmington, 2nd floor w/deck, a/c, no pets, no smoking, $750, first month and security deposit. 815-263-6495 after 4pm. Available Oct. 1.
Coal City, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $875 to $900/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at

Help Wanted

Joliet Optometric Practice seeks experienced candidate. High School Diploma or equivalent; minimum 3 years optometric/optical experience. Availability to work most Saturdays and some evenings. Good attendance record is a must. Great interpersonal and customer service skills. Multi task, answer phones to schedule patients and answer general questions. Willingness and flexibility to learn and adapt in a variety of situations. Eagerly assist others to increase office efficiency. Check eligibility for vision and eye health insurances. Provide the most appropriate selections for the patient. Ability to sell premium lenses, glasses and contact lenses. Skilled to fit, adjust, dispense, and inspect glasses before dispensing. Knowledge of inventory and product availability. Desire to help promotion and growth of the business. Compensation negotiable based on skill level and experience. Excellent opportunity for challenge to build the practice, and as a result, your income. Possible advancement to management position. Competitive wages. Resumes only with email addresses. Respond:
Dawn of a New Day Care Center in Mazon, is now hiring qualified teachers. Call now, 815-448-2530.
Experienced carpenter needed. Must have motivation and transportation. Pay based on knowledge & capability. Call 815-634-4136.
In search of a Cleaning Technician for an office building located in Coal City. Possible 30-40 hours a week. Previous experience preferred. Looking for someone that is: Trustworthy, Dependable, Detail orientated. Job Consists of : General Cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, restroom cleaning and trash removal Contact Jodi Residori 815-634-2555.


Looking for someone that can provide periodic rides to Joliet for an individual. Will have to be available when needed for appointments, etc. Must have reliable transportation and proof of insurance. If interested call 573-353-1994. Leave a message if no answer.

Mobile Homes for Rent

2 or 3 BR mobile homes available for rent or sale. Rent from $799-$899. Includes water, sewer & trash removal. Please call & talk to Eric about financing options. Call 815-237-2290 for more information.


16 ft. fiberglass Sundowner bass boat w/trailer, 90 hp Mariner trolling motor, $800 or best offer. 815-666-8607.


Shadow Lakes II Association is currently seeking bids for cleaning services for a homeowners association. Multiple buildings involved. Please call 815-458-3647 for information.

Situations Wanted

Wanted: Stories about local people, organizations and events. If you know a neighbor with an interesting hobby, collection or cause, give the editor a call at 1-815-634-0315 or 1-815-476-7966.

Lost & Found

Have you found a lost pet or lost a pet in Will County? Please call Will County Animal Control. We may have your pet. We want to reunite your family, 815-462-5633.


Large Selection of Dog and Cat Food, treats, accessories, health aids, clothing, Birthday treats, wall art, jewelry, gifts, greeting cards and Home of Fritters for Critters Pet Treats. New! Brew and Chew Dog Treats. Trinity Barkery 240 W. Baltimore Wilmington., Il 60481 815-476-5104