Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Community

Residents vote to keep county government downtown

Due to the public uproar over the past few weeks on the topic of the future location of the Johnson County courthouse, we at The Vienna Times saw this as the perfect opportunity to let the voice of the community be heard. In conducting a poll on our Facebook page, …

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Vienna fireworks postponed

Due to extensive flooding, the fireworks display planned for tonight at the ballpark in Vienna has been postponed until next Saturday night, July 9, at dusk.

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A SALUTE TO THE CLASS OF 2016

This week’s edition of The Vienna Times includes a ‘Salute to Graduates’.  The section features the classes of 2016 of Vienna High School, Buncombe Grade School, Cypress Grade School, New Simpson Hill School and Vienna Grade School. Also in the section are the recent ‘Top Flight’ participants and winners. The …

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Industrial Arts project completed

The Vienna Depot Welcome Center now has two new conference tables thanks to the Vienna High School Industrial Arts class. The city acquired two 36” x 72” table tops that had no legs. So they asked the class to construct a set of legs for each top. The completed legs …

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VHS Talon receives mini grant

Vienna High School’s student-run newspaper, The Talon, was recently awarded a $1,500 mini grant from the Illinois Press Foundation. The foundation, founded in 1982 to encourage young journalists, is part of Illinois Press Association. More than 450 newspapers are members of the Illinois Press Association, including this one. The grant …

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Welcome to the real world kids

Eighth graders at Vienna Grade School had an opportunity Friday morning to experience first-hand how the real world works when it comes to personal finances. University of Illinois Extension staff hosted an educational program at the school called “Welcome to the Real World.” During the program, students selected their own …

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Junque Jamboree is this Saturday

The Junque Jamboree is this Saturday, April 16, on the Vienna public square.  Come and shop for treasures, antiques, collectibles, crafts and more. Come early to get the best buy as the event opens at 7:00 a.m. Support your community. There is no admission charge. This event brings into Vienna …

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Child Abuse Awareness Walk planned in Vienna

April is Child Abuse Awareness month. To recognize Child Abuse Awareness Month, Family Counseling Center, Inc. will host its 2nd annual Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Walk on April 27th at noon on the courthouse square in Vienna. Over 200 participants are expected join in the walk. The awareness walk is …

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Minnesota students help out in Vienna

A group of 43 students from University of Minnesota Twin Cities had an overnight stay in Vienna Saturday night and Sunday morning en route to Florida. They made the stop to do community service projects in town. As part of a volunteer action group called “Students Today, Leaders Forever”, the …

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Buncombe students treated to lunch

Buncombe Grade School’s students of the month for February were recently treated to a lunch at El Tequila’s in Vienna. The students earning the special treat included: kindergartner Kailee Vaughn, 1st grader Brailey Prouty, 2nd grader Stevie Thorne, 3rd grader Hunter Webb, 4th grader Nicholas Johnson , 5th grader Emma …

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