Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Eleanor “Jean” Taylor Cox – Death notice

Eleanor “Jean” Taylor Cox, age 91 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Thursday morning, August 10, 2017, at 1:30 AM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. A service honoring the life of Jean Cox will be conducted Sunday afternoon, August 13, 2017, at 2 PM at Bailey Funeral Home …

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Inez Ross – Obituary

Inez Ross, age 99 years, a resident of rural Vienna (the Bloomfield community), passed away Sunday morning, July 3, 2016, at 1:07 AM at her home. Inez was born August 10, 1916 in the Sanburn Community in Johnson County Illinois. She was the daughter of Lloyd and Mattie (Taylor) Haden. …

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Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy – Death notice

Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy, age 91 years, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, January 22, 2016, at 10:39 a.m. at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Victor N. Watson – Obituary

Victor N. Watson, age 80 years, a resident of rural Simpson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, September 20, 2015, at 8:15 PM at the Harrisburg Medical Center. Victor was born November 19, 1934 near the Glendale community in Pope County Illinois. He was the son of Thomas Jefferson Watson and …

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The roller coaster ride to recovery

Allie Byrd refuses to give up By Lindsey Rae Vaughn, The Vienna (IL) Times Allie Byrd was settling into life after high school, working her  job as a CNA. A simple act of purchasing donuts from a Casey’s gas station in Vienna, Illinois, charted a course for a difficult life. …

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Kimberly Kay Johnson – Obituary

Kimberly Kay Johnson, 49, of Goreville, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at her home. Kimberly was born on September 22, 1965 in Herrin to Jerry and Darla (Hinckle) Johnson. Kimberly had a wonderful personality and loved people.  She was very musically inclined and loved any beach.  She enjoyed spending time with …

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ISP INVESTIGATE METROPLOIS OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Armed Suspect Shot While Aiming Handgun at Police ISP NEWS RELEASE MASSAC COUNTY, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials and the Massac County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an officer involved shooting which occurred today, April 2, 2015, in rural Massac County, Illinois. At approximately 12:02 p.m., the Massac County …

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Melburn “Buddy” Trover – Obituary

Melburn “Buddy” Trover, age 92 years, a resident of Vienna and a former resident of Ozark, passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 1:15 a.m. at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Melburn was born May 6, 1922 in Burnside Township, Johnson County Illinois.  He and his twin sister Wilma were the …

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Opal S. Watkins – Obituary

Opal S. Watkins, age 83 years, a resident of rural Grantsburg, Illinois and a former resident of Carrier Mills, passed away Wednesday evening, September 17, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Opal was born July 7, 1931 in Pope County Illinois.  She was the daughter of …

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Junque Jamboree draws huge crowd to square

What started as a cool cloudy day Saturday morning resulted in a great day for thousands of shoppers for the second Junque Jamboree on the Vienna Courthouse Square. An estimated 3,000 shoppers perused the square in search of that special something that they really needed or wanted. While walking the …

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