Tuesday, June 27, 2017

News

Annual Duck Race planned in May

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn The 11th annual Duck Race is scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 7 at the Goreville Village Park from noon to 5:30 p.m. The Duck Race is an annual fundraiser for the Heather Treat Memorial Fund. Heather died from cancer in March of 1994 and …

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Step into Spring Craft Fair planned

The first Step into Spring Craft Fair is scheduled on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vienna Grade School. There will be 30 vendors present, a silent auction and concessions available. The event is hosted by the Vienna Grade School PTO. Those who wished to attend …

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4-H shooting program planned

A 4-H shot gun program is set to begin Sat., March 4, at 10:00 a.m. at Tall Tree Lake near Buncombe. Any youth ages 10 – 18 is eligible to participate. An enrollment fee of $20.00 is due at first meeting. Youth should wear appropriate shoes and dress according to …

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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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