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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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Local school Christmas programs set

Several Johnson County Schools have holiday music programs planned. Buncombe Grade School’s Christmas Concert is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. New Simpson Hill’s Christmas Concert is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Junior high band, choir, beginning band and kindergarten through third grade will be …

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UPDATE – Rural Vienna home destroyed by fire Sunday

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 – 1:30 p.m. – The Vienna and Buncombe Fire Departments are currently on the scene of this house fire. The house is located on Rt. 147, approximately one mile from Rt. 146, near Vienna. Additional information will be posted once available.   UPDATE: Vienna, Buncombe and …

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VGS “Betas, Rockin’ the Country” with sixteen awards

The Vienna Grade School Junior Beta Club attended the State Junior Beta Convention in Springfield on February 9 and 10.  The theme of this year’s convention was “Betas, Rockin’ the Country.”  Twenty-six members of the club attended the two-day event. Throughout the convention, students competed in both academic and artistic …

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Jury returns Grant to Big Muddy

A trial case for Buncombe native James E. Grant came to a close Thursday, July 18 with the jury deliberating for approximately 90 minutes before declaring that Grant remained a sexually dangerous person. According to court documents, Grant was declared a sexually dangerous person on April 16, 2002, and was …

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Vienna Square apartment fire worse in more than 60 years

Vienna City Fire Chief Aaron Goldenstein said the last time the city experienced a fire the size of Monday’s was more than 60 years ago; he would be happy if it was another 60 or more before the next. Fire departments from Vienna, Goreville, Buncombe, New Burnside, Carrier Mills and …

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Firefighters respond to fire on Vienna Square Monday morning

Photos by Lonnie Hinton, The Vienna Times © Seven fire departments responded to the Vienna Square this morning to a fire in a two-story building on the southwest corner of the courthouse square. The first report of the fire was around 9:50 a.m. The building is owned by Boo Smith and …

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Buncombe News

By Dolly Hopkins Hello everyone. The top story this week is that finally we all got some rain. Saturday’s heavy showers, thank you to hurricane Issac, were a treat for my trees, shrubs and garden. Next morning, I couldn’t find a single puddle anywhere around my yard. They drank it …

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