Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Community

VHS hosts obstacle course, faculty compete

Vienna High School students had an opportunity Monday to experience a simulated training course of the National Guard. Representatives from the Illinois National Guard were at the high school with a figure-eight inflatable obstacle course that included climbing, sliding, crawling and jumping.  The National Guard representatives from Springfield, Illinois visited …

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Vienna Homecoming, coronation Friday night

The Vienna High School homecoming will be Friday, Jan. 17, at the school. The Vienna Eagles will face Eldorado. The JV game will tip off at 5:45 p.m. followed by the varsity game. A special Homecoming Edition of Vienna High School’s Talon newspaper is included in this issue as a …

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Lowery nominated to military academies

Congressman John Shimkus has announced his nominations to the military service academies, including Johnson County resident Robert ‘Trenton’ Lowery.  Trenton has been nominated by Shimkus for the United States Air Force Academy. He is the son of Dennis and Connie Lowery of Boles. Two other young men from the area, …

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Record lows shut down much of Johnson County

Johnson County joined much of the Midwest on Monday and Tuesday with schools and businesses closing and activities postponed, as a polar vortex pushed temperatures to record subzero lows not experienced here for the past 20 years. Authorities urged residents to stay home as the National Weather Service issued wind …

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The Vienna Times photo takes first place in national contest

A photograph that was featured on the front page of the March 7, 2013 edition of The Vienna Times took top honors in the National Newspaper Association’s first quarter news photo contest. The contest is conducted by NNA’s newspaper, Publishers’ Auxiliary. Hundreds of newspapers from across the United States compete …

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As the Old Saying goes

By Myra Wood Bennett As this year draws to a close, and 2014 approaches, many Americans will engage in the yearly custom of making New Year’s resolutions. Resolutions are many times centered on a behavior or habit that we see as negative. People vow to stop smoking, to lose weight …

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Ag Center to host workshop

The latest developments in cattle breeding and synchronization will be highlighted at the Beef Cattle Reproductive Technologies Workshop set for Jan 28 and 29 at the University of Illinois Dixon Springs Agricultural Center. The program starts at 8 a.m. on Jan 28 and runs through noon the following day. “This …

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Buncombe News

By Dolly Hopkins “It’s okay to be naughty again. Santa’s done watching for this year,” little Billy said. Got news for him, he watches all year around, so be good. A new year is here. I hope you all have a healthy and peaceful 2014. Remember to write the correct …

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Gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford in Vienna Saturday

Illinois State Treasurer, candidate for Illinois Governor, Dan Rutherford will be in Vienna Saturday afternoon, December 28. Rutherford is expected to be at the Vienna Diner at 1:00 p.m., to discuss the need for strategic planning with regard to facility closures. Vienna Diner is located at 511 E. Vine Street in …

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