Sunday, January 21, 2018

Lonnie Hinton

Donald Bruce Walter – Obituary

Donald Bruce Walter, 75, a resident of rural Vienna, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon March 17, 2013, at 3:45 p.m. at the Baptist Health Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Donald Bruce was born on July 13, 1937 in the Pond Community in Johnson County, Illinois. He was the son of David …

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Jo Steiger – Obituary

Jo Steiger, 79, of Vienna, Illinois, passed away Sunday morning, March 17, 2013 at 3:08 a.m. (PST) at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Rob Havens in Spokane Valley, Washington. Jo was born August 14, 1933 in Ozark, Illinois. She was the daughter of Walter Cook Sr. …

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County Commissioners sign mutual aid agreement

Johnson County board of commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which the final draft of an Emergency Services and Disaster Agency (ESDA) Mutual Aid resolution was signed. The resolution was agreed to last year and provides that Johnson County would send or receive emergency management personnel from …

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Janice Kay Ladd – Obituary

Janice Kay Ladd, 62, a resident of rural Murphsyboro, Ill. passed away Friday morning, March 15, 2013, at 3:30 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Janice was born January 22, 1951 in Anna, Ill.  She was the daughter of Max & Edith (Cheek) Ladd. Survivors include her mother – Edith Ladd Joplin …

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Vienna Square apartment fire worse in more than 60 years

Vienna City Fire Chief Aaron Goldenstein said the last time the city experienced a fire the size of Monday’s was more than 60 years ago; he would be happy if it was another 60 or more before the next. Fire departments from Vienna, Goreville, Buncombe, New Burnside, Carrier Mills and …

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Firefighters respond to fire on Vienna Square Monday morning

Photos by Lonnie Hinton, The Vienna Times © Seven fire departments responded to the Vienna Square this morning to a fire in a two-story building on the southwest corner of the courthouse square. The first report of the fire was around 9:50 a.m. The building is owned by Boo Smith and …

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Family of four displaced by housefire

An early Friday morning fire in Vienna has left a family of four planning their next actions. The Vienna Fire Department was called to 303 Circle Drive at 12:36 a.m., Friday, Jan. 25. The split level home, owned by Cindy and Joshua Easton, received major damage. During a brief telephone …

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Filmmakers, stars in Vienna this week

A filming crew of nearly 50 people were in Vienna earlier this week, as they filmed segments of an upcoming movie, Dig Two Graves, written and directed by Hunter Adams. Local filming took place at what is locally known as the Old Kuykendall Home on West Main Street, and at …

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City clerk gives 2-week notice

Vienna City Clerk, Virginia Monroe gave notice Tuesday morning, Nov. 27, of her intent to resign from the elected position in two weeks. Monroe was elected to the 4-year position in the 2009 consolidated election. City councilman Greg Gordon told The Vienna Times Tuesday, “I received a call from (Monroe) …

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Thanksgiving morning accident

A Thanksgiving morning two-vehicle crash in Johnson County sent two people to the hospital with injuries. The accident happened at approximately 8:00 Thursday morning at the intersection of US 45 and Gilead Church Road. Amber R. Smith, 21, of Simpson was westbound of Gilead Church Road and US 45. Lenzie M. …

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