Sunday, January 21, 2018

Lindsey Vaughn

Baseball Eagles still struggling but still alive

May 9, 2017 vs. Zeigler-Royalton/Christopher The Vienna Eagles hosted the Zeigler-Royalton Tornadoes to close out the Black Diamond Conference season in a makeup game on Tuesday. The Tornadoes hopped off the bus and scored a pair of runs in the first inning to take a 2-0 lead.  The Tornadoes added …

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New Simpson Hill students raise money for St. Jude’s

New Simpson Hill held its annual St. Jude’s Bike-a-thon on May 10, 2017.  Students in grades 5-8 had an opportunity to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and enjoy a beautiful day on the Tunnel Hill State Trail. Students rode their bicycles from Tunnel Hill to the Vienna City …

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Baccalaureate service for VHS planned

The Vienna High School Baccalaureate Service to honor high school seniors will be at Gilead Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, May 17, at 7 p.m. All high school seniors and their families are invited to attend. The speaker will be Mr. Brian Jones, a Vienna High School teacher, who teaches …

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Grantsburg Post Office services suspended

The Grantsburg Post Office services has been suspended as of April 28. The reason for suspending services were structural issues. The buildings flooring and walls are structurally unsound. The floor is caving in and walls are leaning. It poses an immediate safety concern to occupants. According to a press release …

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Eagles baseball struggles

April 25, 2017 vs. Goreville The Eagles hosted the rival Goreville Blackcats on Tuesday in Black Diamond Conference action. The Cats hopped off the bus and scored a pair of runs in the first inning on a pair of walks and a pair of hits. The Eagles answered in the …

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ISP urge motorists to avoid crossing flooded roadways

District 22 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Michael Alvey, would like to remind motorists to be safe when traveling through areas experiencing flooding. Motorists are urged to reduce their speed, drive with caution, and allow for extra time for travel. Excess water on the roadways can cause hazardous conditions. The U.S. National …

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Book signing in Vienna

Meet the authors of the recently released book “The Law and Judge Lynch 200 Years of Murder in Johnson County, Illinois” at From The Past Antiques shop located on the historic public square in Vienna, on Saturday, May 13. They will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to …

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Lady Eagles softball in action

By Ryan Wright On Monday, April 10, the Lady Eagles faced the Century Centurions in a non-conference game. The Lady Eagles led the game by scoring 3 runs in the first inning, to maintain a 3-0 lead. Century was able to hop back into the ballgame by scoring 3 runs …

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Eagles baseball drops three

April 11, 2017 vs. Trico The Eagles Baseball team hosted the Trico Pioneers on Tuesday. Trenton Hyde took the mound for the Eagles in their Black Diamond Conference showdown on Tuesday. Hyde surrendered just one run through the first three innings and the Eagles couldn’t manage a to find a …

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Cypress School pre-k screening, kindergarten registration scheduled

Cypress Elementary School is scheduled to hold its pre-k screening and kindergarten registration day on Wednesday, April 26. Appointments will be available from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children will be screened in a variety of areas, including fine motor, gross motor, language development and cognitive development. A nurse will …

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