Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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King Blackman, Queen Daubert crowned at VHS

Jerret Blackman and Taylour Daubert, pictured right, were crowned Vienna High School homecoming royalty Friday night. Additional details of homecoming week and Friday night’s coronation will follow here and in the December 18th edition of The Vienna Times.

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Shimkus to visit Vienna Grade School Monday

CONGRESSMAN JOHN SHIMKUS is scheduled to participate in the following event on MONDAY, DECEMBER 15: 10:00 a.m.    School Visit Vienna Grade School 310 North Third Street Vienna, Illinois ++ Shimkus will speak to the 8th graders.   The Vienna Times will be there for coverage in next week’s newspaper.

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Two alumni to be inducted into VHS Hall of Fame

Two former VHS athletes have been chosen by the selection committee as 2014 inductees to a prestigious group. That group is a per year selection of from two to five people to be inducted into the VHS Athletic Hall of Fame. David Carlton, class of 1978, and Branon Brumley Waters, …

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New county officials sworn into office

Three new county officials and two incumbents were sworn into office Monday morning in Johnson County. Newly elected county treasurer Brent Williams, commissioner Fred Myer and sheriff Charles Harner were sworn into office at 9:00 a.m. December 1, by Honorable Judge James Williamson in the courtroom annex. Incumbent county clerk …

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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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