Vienna & Johnson County News, Sports and Happenings


Illinois Representative Brandon Phelp points out the billions of potential dollars lost in Illinois by the delay of enacting it's one-plus year old law.

Coalition pushes for state to enact hydraulic fracturing regulations after more than a year

  Four hundred days have passed since the state legislature in Illinois passed the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act in 2013, but as yet the law has not been enacted. That leaves the legislators and environmental groups ...
West Eden Rd. fire_1 7-19-14

New era begins for V-G football

By Lucas Wright When the Vienna-Goreville football team takes to the field this August, there will be a new face leading them into action. Long time assistant under Mike Rude, Brian Trambley has been hired as the new head coach...

Bicycle/pedestrian path construction underway

A 2,400 foot-long by eight foot-wide walkway/bikeway will soon connect Vienna High School to Vienna City Park and Tunnel Hill State Trail. Construction on the more than $157,000 project began last week and is expected to be com...
McCormick, Erma

Erma Lea McCormick – Obituary

Erma Lea McCormick, age 87 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Tuesday evening, July 22, 2014 at 8:10 p.m. at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Erma was born December 23, 1926 in Cypress, she was the daughter of Walter...