Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Vienna falls to Galatia

By Ryan Wright On Thursday, Sept. 7th the Vienna volleyball team took on Galatia at home, where they fell short in a two game set. Galatia came out early taking a 9-2 lead over the Eagles, before the Eagles were able to end the drought scoring two consecutive points making …

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SCC to host Community Forum in Vienna

Shawnee Community College is continuing its listening tour in the community to find out how it can best serve the needs of local businesses and community members. President, Peggy Bradford, J.D., Ed.D. is touring different areas of the district to discuss what Shawnee Community College currently offers and what the …

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Eagles football team wins in double OT thriller

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville football team hosted Johnson City in a Black Diamond Conference matchup Saturday, Sept. 9. With both teams having a record of 1-1 on the year so far, the win was much desired by both teams. The first quarter started with both teams not allowing points. …

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Due dates for real estate taxes and mobile home taxes

Friday, Sept. 22 is the last day to pay the second installment of the real estate taxes without interest for Johnson County residents. Beginning Monday, Sept. 25, there will be 3 percent interest on any unpaid first installment and one and a half interest on any unpaid second installment. The …

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Old Time Heritage Fall Festival set

The Old Time Heritage Fall Festival is planned Oct. 6 and 7 at Vienna City Park. The festival is hosted by the Johnson County Elks. A variety of events are planned on Friday and Saturday. A dessert bake off on Friday, Oct. 6. The entry fee is $5. All varieties …

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Eagles fall short in home opener

By Ryan Wright On Saturday, September 2nd the Vienna-Goreville (VG) football team squared off against Eldorado for the first home football game of the year. Eldorado was able to get things going early, scoring a touchdown just a couple minutes into the game putting them up 6-0 over the Eagles. …

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Eagles win volleyball home opener

By Ryan Wright On Thursday, August 31st the Vienna Eagles volleyball team was able to outmatch Sesser Valier in a 2-1 match winning their first home game of the year. Game one began with Senior, Faith Guest scoring off serve to put the Eagles up 1-0, then Senior, Lindsey Holhubner …

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Junque Jamboree scheduled

The Johnson County Junque Jamboree will be held on the historic Johnson County Courthouse square in Vienna on Saturday Sept. 16. For over four years this event has been going on and people come from miles away to look for a treasure.  This event is free and open to the …

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Governor candidate tours facility, holds roundtable discussion in Vienna

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn J. B. Pritzker, a Chicago native who is running for governor, visited Autumn Ridge Supportive Living Facility in Vienna on Friday, Aug. 25. Pritzker is running as a democrat. He held a roundtable discussion with human service providers and community partners, wanting to know how they …

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V-G Eagles football defeats CZR in season opener

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville Eagles football team faced off against CZR at Christopher Friday, Aug. 25, for the first game of the season. Even though the first game of the season was not at home, lots of Eagles fans piled in attendance for kickoff. The Eagles did not disappoint. …

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