Sunday, December 17, 2017

Lindsey Vaughn

Tour de Seven 5K Run/Walk deemed a success

Southern Seven Health Department held their 3rd Annual Tour de Seven 5K Run/Walk at the Ferne Clyffe State Park in Johnson County on Saturday, Oct. 28, with over 40 people in attendance. T The weather was chilly but with the beautiful fall foliage, the toasty warm bon fire along with …

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Vienna Rams Basketball Shootout set

The Vienna Rams’ Basketball 2017 Shootout is scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 16. Below is the schedule. Game 1: Goreville Lady Black Cats vs. VGS Lady Rams at 10 a.m. Game 2: Cobden (boys) vs. Goreville (boys) at 11:30 a.m. Game 3: Egyptian (boys) vs. New Simpson Hill (boys) at 1 …

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Johnson County holds Illinois Bicentennial flag raising ceremony

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn The Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony took place on the courthouse lawn in Vienna on Monday, Dec. 4. The Vienna High School band played while county officials, students and community members gathered to the ceremony. County commissioner chairman Ernie Henshaw welcomed everyone and commented on the …

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VGS cheerleaders state bound

The Vienna Grade School cheerleaders are headed for state competition for the second year in a row.  The 18 member team competed at the Benton, Illinois ICCA Invitational Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, Dec. 2. The team received a score high enough to qualify to compete at state competition. The cheerleaders …

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Lady Eagles win big over the Goreville Blackcats

By Ryan Wright The Vienna Lady Eagles went head to head against rival team the Goreville Blackcats Monday, Dec. 4. With lots of fans in attendance for this highly anticipated matchup, tipoff started and things got going quick. Vienna junior Haleigh Keeling hit a three-pointer to start things off for …

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VGS Gifted Art Christmas cards available

Vienna Grade School Gifted Art 7th and 8th graders have made a wonderful set of unique handmade Christmas cards. Students created hand-drawn designs, and then used a computer to edit and enhance. All cards have a different message on the inside. Each card is printed on heavyweight cardstock paper and …

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VGS Beta Club set to host Breakfast with Santa

Vienna Grade School Beta Club is hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. All kids are welcome. The cost is $5 per child if preregistered by Thursday, Nov. 30. The cost will be $7 at the door. Admission includes donuts and …

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Eagles host annual Vienna Classic

By Ryan Wright The Eagles hosted their annual Vienna Classic Tournament Nov. 20-25 at home, showcasing what the season will look like leading forward. Along with Vienna, the round robin consisted of five other teams; Carrier Mills, Century, Galatia, Cobden and Eldorado, with the best record taking home hardware. The …

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Fowler brings together area students for first-ever Youth Advisory Council

On Nov. 15, State Sen. Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) welcomed dozens of high school students from across the 59th Senate District to his first-ever Youth Advisory Council, a unique, hands-on opportunity for area students to learn about and experience state government and public policy. “Today is about giving high school students …

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Lady Eagles place first in Marion tournament

By Ryan Wright The Lady Eagles were able to start off their season, taking hardware home; winning first place at the Marion Tournament in a 53-34 win over Marion on Friday, Nov. 17. The Lady Eagles had a spectacular week of basketball, playing four games in the round robin tournament …

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