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Tag Archives: Lonnie Hinton

2016 Vienna High School Hall of Fame inductees announced

Webb-Hettinger, Hill to be inducted in February By Lonnie Hinton Two former Vienna High School athletes will soon be inducted into the VHS Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held Friday, Feb. 12, during the intermission of the junior varsity and varsity games against Fairfield. The 2016 Hall …

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Thousands expected in area this weekend for second running of Tunnel Hill 100/50 mile runs

Story & photos by Lonnie Hinton© Known in the running world as the fastest and most scenic trail in the northern hemisphere, the Tunnel Hill State Trail in Johnson County will be the site for the second running of the Tunnel Hill 100 mile and 50 mile runs Saturday, Nov. …

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Crash victim returns to Vienna home after eight long months

By Lonnie Hinton It was raining extremely heavy the morning of January 3, 2015, when she left Vienna by ambulance. Though not as much, it was also raining when she returned for the first time in eight months. Allie Byrd of Vienna returned Thursday evening, Sept. 10, to a waiting …

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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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“Darling Parade” climbing the MTV’s charts with Vienna’s Nathan Thurston

  The Vienna Times received an e-mail this week from Nathan Thurston, a Vienna native and a 2005 honor graduate of Vienna High School. Nate is the lead guitarist for an up and coming musical video band, Darling Parade. Darling Parade – souring to the top of all-time “music videos …

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Crash on Rt. 146 at Concord Church Rd. Sunday morning sends two to hospital

Illinois State Police are currently investigating the cause of this one-vehicle accident that occurred late this morning on Rt. 146, east of Vienna at Concord Church Road. Two unidentified people were transported to a hospital by Johnson County Ambulance. The injuries of the occupants are unknown at this time. Extrication of …

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Kornbread Junction destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon

A fire broke out in the attic of Kornbread Junction on Tunnel Hill Road sometime after 1 p.m. today and brought the building to the ground. No injuries were reported. No official report is available at this time, but it is believed to have been electrically induced as the owner, …

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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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I’ve never been this age before!

By Rosemary O’Keefe I certainly did enjoy the excitement across the street last week. That is where they were filming ‘Dig Two Graves’, a story whose time frame was in the 1970s. Seems this street area was just right for what the writer had in mind. I loved seeing, all …

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