Wednesday, April 25, 2018

News

NSH School plans screenings and registration

New Simpson Hill preschool screenings and kindergarten registration is scheduled to be held on Friday, March 17. Parents need to call 658-8536 to set up an appointment. All children ages birth through preschool age, born after Sept. 1, 2012, will be screened and children born on or before Sept, 1, …

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VHS Travel Club set to visit California

The Vienna High School Travel Club is planning a trip to San Francisco and Los Angeles in October. The travel club is sponsored by Mrs. Bradley and Mr. Giffin. Highlights of the trip will include Alcatraz, China Town, Golden State Bridge, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Rodeo Drive. The price …

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Goreville superintendent selected for Shawnee president search committee

Goreville Community Unit School District No. 1 Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb was recently selected by the Shawnee Community College Board of Directors to serve on the 2017 President Search Committee. The Search Committee is charged with reviewing all applicants for their position of president and select finalists for the board. …

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Eclipse shirts being sold

Johnson County 2000 is selling Total Eclipse t-shirts for $15 each for sizes small through x-large. A 2x-large is $17, a 3x-large is $18 and a 4x-large is $19. T-shirts must be purchased at The Vienna Times office, The Depot at the Vienna City Park or from a Johnson County …

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Meeting to prepare for eclipse held

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn An eclipse meeting was held at Vienna Diner on Thursday, Feb. 9. Since the three Johnson County commissioners were present, a special meeting was called. Southern Illinois is in the path of a total solar eclipse that is set to take place on Aug. 21 of …

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Rural Health offers healthcare scholarship

Rural Health, Inc., RHI, is a healthcare leader in the service areas of Union, Johnson and Massac Counties and offers services in OB/GYN, medical, dental and psychiatry. RHI is funding and administering eight healthcare scholarship opportunities. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior at each of …

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Sheriff’s office awarding scholarship

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association has recently announced that it will be awarding $54,500 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to purse higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The students must be enrolled …

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Three to be inducted into Vienna High School Hall of Fame Feb. 4

Three former Vienna High School athletes will be inducted into the VHS Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 4, during halftime of the Eagles vs. Chester basketball game. The inductees are Mike Stewart (class of 1960), Kisten Martin (class of 2003) and Lacie Endrizzi (class of 2007). Following are their athletic …

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Seven community colleges to receive $3 million in funds

The Illinois Community College Board, ICCB, announces the following community college districts will receive emergency funding: Shawnee Community College, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Kaskaskia College, Lake Land College, John A. Logan College, Rend Lake College and Southeastern Community College. A total of $3 million will be distributed equally among the …

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Blood drive set for Jan. 16

There is a critical need for blood donations right now. Blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in.  Everyday the Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 blood donations for patients in need. A great way to start the new year would be to give blood at …

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