Monday, October 23, 2017

Community

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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Johnson County HCE Christmas Home Tour On Sunday

Once again, the Johnson County Home and Community Education of the University of Illinois Extension, will be sponsoring the Johnson County Christmas Tour of Homes. On Sunday, December 15, 1 to 4 p.m., the four homes, a business and a church will open their doors to visitors, who will view …

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What’s Flying At VHS

By Rachael Ren and Taylor Bundren Homecoming is certainly a spirited time here at Vienna High School. The queen and king candidates and attendants have been chosen, the mistress and master of ceremonies have auditioned, lip syncs are in the making and skits are being created. The official homecoming coronation …

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