Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lindsey Vaughn

Crabb receives Advocacy Award

Southern Illinois human services agency Family Counseling Center, Inc. announced that executive director Sherrie L. Crabb was recently recognized by Harmony Health Plan, Inc. as part of their 2017 Harmony CommUnity initiative. Along with other award winners in the areas of health care, education and community support, Crabb was the …

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Winners at Fall Festival

Below is a list of participants and winners of activities at the Old Time Heritage Fall Festival held last weekend in Johnson County. The festival was sponsored by Johnson County Elks. Lip sync participants: Kamryn Hunsaker, Lillie Huckelberry, Maia Hayden, Zoe and Gabbi Hicks, Lennah and Larrah Miller and Peyton …

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Eagles Surpass Hamilton County With Authority

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville football team took on Hamilton County Foxes on Saturday, October 1st, in a must win game for the Eagles. With the Eagles potentially eyeing a playoff spot this year, they needed this win greatly. The Eagles jumped out early on the Foxes leading 7-0 at …

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FAFSA event set at VHS

An event aiming to help students fill out their FAFSA is scheduled at Vienna High School in the Media Center on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. A FAFSA must be on file to receive a scholarship, grant or loan at any college or university. Oct. 1, …

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Eagles captures win over Edwards County

By Ryan Wright The Vienna/Goreville football team took on Edwards County at home Saturday, Sept. 23, in a thrilling matchup. Both teams played superior defense in the first quarter, not allowing either side to score. The Eagles tried to keep up the solid defense in the second quarter, however Edwards …

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Lady Eagles volleyball performs in recent tournaments

The above photo is from the Carrier Mills Invitational held September 9th. The Lady Eagles went 2-2 and won the Consolation Championship. This was the first trophy won in the 10 year history of the VHS volleyball program. As of Tuesday’s press deadline, the Eagles are 6-10. They were scheduled …

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Vienna Grade School named exemplar for public schools

Vienna School District 55 was recognized in a recent publication as an exemplar for public schools in Illinois. Over the past year, IFF, the largest nonprofit community development institution (CDFI) in the Midwest, completed “Raising Quality, Promoting Equity: An Analysis of Location, Performance, and Investment in Illinois Public Schools.” The …

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FFA members attend state convention

On June 13th the Vienna FFA traveled to Springfield, IL to take part in the Illinois 88th State FFA Convention. Vienna FFA was able to send its biggest group to date, 14 FFA members, to convention thanks to receiving the America’s Farmers Grow Communities Grant awarded by Monsanto. Vienna FFA …

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Scavenger hunt planned

The first scavenger hunt hosted by Autumn Ridge Supportive Living Facility is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon. The hunt will be located at Vienna City Park Pavilion No. 1, at 300 East Vine St. in Vienna. Registration is at 8 a.m. The fee is $25 …

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