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 ...
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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...
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Louise Henry – Obituary

Louise Henry, age 92 years, a resident of Anna, passed away Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, at 10:05 a.m. at her home. Louise was born February 23, 1922 in Creal Springs, Illinois.  She was the fifth of seven children born to...