Service & Repairs

Gas Fireplace Repair. 38 years experience. Licensed, insured & bonded. Call Margo at 708-712-5012 to schedule an appointment. Can repair most brands. Weekends available. Thank you.
PAINTING Interior only, 20 years experience, referrals available. Call 815-585-0904. cc48a51b
Withering A-Weigh Results or Refunds nothing to lose but Weight! Lose 8-15 pounds in 30 days while jump-starting your metabolism! Energy, Weight Loss, Wellness, Control Sugar Cravings, All Natural Plant Based, Hormone Balancing, Pain and Inflammation, Coaching, Meal Guide, 45 Day Money Back Guarantee. Contact Maranda 815-557-1849 today!
Bradley Pest Control Termite/Pest Specialist. Real estate inspection Rodent Control and Exclusion Call Phil at 815-405-5020
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.
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.

Garage Sale

815 Eagle Creek in Elwood, Saturday, December 5th from 10am-3pm. Everything must go, name your price.

Help Wanted

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. Ran this ad before but lost contact info.
Coal City Area Club seeking cleaning service/Bathrooms. Submit bids at or or FB page: The Coal City Area Club. Also, our office is located at 285 S. Broadway, Coal City.

Apartments for Rent

Very nice large 2 BR apt. in South Wilmington, 1,400 sq. ft., no pets, $650/mo. plus utilities, call any time, 815-302-4406.
Braidwood - 2nd floor, two bedroom apartment. $675. New flooring. Tenant pays all utilities. Laundry facilities. Security check, no pets, no smoking. 815-476-2219 or 815-278-5350.
Braidwood, Upstairs, 2BR apartment, newly remodeled, $725 mo. $1,000 security deposit. Laundry on sight, references and lease, No pets. 815-365-2829 leave message.


Western Ultra Mount Snow Plow with controller. 8 foot, currently on Chevy 2500 HD. $2,000 obo; Rigid RP340 Pro-Press Kit, 1/2” to 2” dies, brand new, $2,000. Call evenings and ask for John 815-955-0800. ca48a-49b
12 Gauge Shotgun Pump Action, 410 Gauge Shotgun Single Shot, Colt Diamond Back Revolver, 38 Special, Iver Arm 32 Caliber Revolver. Must have Foid Card. 5 HP Outboard Motor Water Cooled. Call 815-476-6462. cc48a-51b
HOMEMADE POTICA Nut, poppy seed, apricot, raspberry; order now for the holidays. Banana, Pumpkin and Zucchini mini breads also available. Pick up at the Wine Cafe in Wilmington and receive $3 off a bottle of wine. Call Charlotte 815-545-8767.
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.


Crazy Storage Our garage cave - inside storage for wave runners, boats, classic cars, etc. Wilmington area. 815-263-7407.

Homes for Rent

Coal City - 125 E. Blackstone, 1 BR, stove/refrigerator, furnished, no pets, good location, newly remodeled. $650/mo. plus 1 month deposit, 1 year lease. 815-634-8800.


Vacant Land, 10 Acres Hobby farm or income rental property. Hobby Farm Dream Land, Old Chicago Road, Wilmington, IL. 425’ road frontage by 1031’ deep. $130,000, email:

For Free

Free for the hauling, horse manure, Wilmington area, call 815-931-0098.

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