Sunday, January 21, 2018

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First Tunnel Hill State Trail 100/50 mile in Vienna, Illinois

– Photos by Lonnie Hinton, The Vienna Times © Vienna’s first international event began early this morning. Over 300 endurance runners from across the United States, and three other countries, kicked off the first Tunnel Hill State Park 100 Mile and 50 Mile Runs this morning, Saturday, Nov. 15, in Vienna, Illinois. With …

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Level 4 lockdown at Vienna Correctional Center

November 12, 2014 What was once referred to as the ‘Country Club” of Illinois’s prison system is taking on a whole new class of membership. Vienna Correctional Center, a minimum-security prison near Vienna, Illinois, had an inmate assault an correctional officer this afternoon. According to an Illinois Department of Corrections’ …

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn concedes

Story and photo by Lesley Nickus, Illinois News Network Media gathered at the Thompson Center Wednesday afternoon for a 3:30 pm press conference called by Governor Pat Quinn, during which he conceded the election, pointed out the importance of counting every vote and turned his focus to raising the minimum …

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Meyer defeats incumbent commissioner, Harner to replace Sheriff Faulkner

Voters turn down sales tax for new complex Election Day in Johnson County featured a highly contested race for County Commissioner.  Fred Meyer won, beating out incumbent Jeff Mears, with just under 58% of the vote.  His immediate response to the news he had won was, “I am very proud.  …

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The Talon is in The Vienna Times this week

Pick up your print copy of The Vienna Times this week that includes the first edition of Vienna High School’s student newspaper ‘The Talon’, produced by Johnson County students. This week’s Times includes 38 pages of ‘good read’ and great bargains from area businesses. It also includes fantastic bargains offered from …

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Two vehicle crash sends one to hospital

Debbie Newton, of Vienna, was transported to a Paducah hospital Tuesday morning, October 21, with minor injuries after being involved in a car accident. The accident happened on East Vine St., in front of Thomas Liquor and Gas in Vienna, at approximately 8:00 a.m. One lane of traffic was blocked …

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Tire damage extends beyond Main Street

UPDATED Oct. 12, 2:00 p.m. Twelve tires reported destroyed – The Vienna Police Department is offering a cash reward for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of perpetrator(s) involved in a series of vehicle damage reports made Saturday. As many as 12 tires were punctured sometime late Friday night or …

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Special meeting set to discuss county office complex

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners have called for a special meeting to discuss “county land purchase and new county complex”. The meeting will be held Wednesday, October 1, at 11:00 a.m. County Clerk Robin Harper-Whitehead said she is not sure if the meeting will be in the courtroom annex, …

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Occupants escape serious injuries in crash near Goreville Saturday afternoon

Illinois State Police are investigating the cause of this accident that happened at around 3:45 this afternoon on Interstate 24, mile post 9, in Johnson County. A Firebird, traveling east on the interstate, ended up wedged under a semi-tractor trailer also heading east. When emergency personnel arrived, everyone was safely …

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