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Tag Archives: The Vienna Times

Pope County Deer Festival is this weekend

The Golconda Rotary Club will present the 56th  Annual Pope County Deer Festival in Golconda, Nov. 16-19. A community church service is planned at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Tim Green from Gospel Mission will open the service, followed by a musical program, led by Ken Barger. The Rotary …

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Minnesota students help out in Vienna

A group of 43 students from University of Minnesota Twin Cities had an overnight stay in Vienna Saturday night and Sunday morning en route to Florida. They made the stop to do community service projects in town. As part of a volunteer action group called “Students Today, Leaders Forever”, the …

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Goreville ladies win State Championship

The season ended for the Goreville Junior Lady Blackcats on Friday, January 29 with the team hoisting the State Championship trophy in the air.  Achieving the incredibly rare perfect season, they went 29-0 en route to their victory. Their final test was a match-up against the Jonesboro Lady Bulldogs in …

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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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Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy – Obituary

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. Ruby was born July 5, 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky.  She was the daughter of Thomas Greely Smith and Sarah A. (Beasley) Smith. Ruby was united in marriage …

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Mike Rude rehired as Vienna-Goreville head football coach

Vienna, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 –Varsity football restarted in Johnson County after more than 75 years with an inaugural season in 2009 while under the leadership of Hall of Fame Coach Mike Rude. Coach Rude lead the Vienna-Goreville Eagles to playoffs in 2012 and 2013, and brought home the first …

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Fire claims the life of a New Burnside man

A New Burnside man was killed early Monday morning, Dec. 21, when the mobile home he was living in caught fire. The New Burnside Fire Department was called to 113 W. 4th St. in New Burnside at 12:05 a.m. When they arrived the home was fully engulfed by fire. Larry …

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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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Katie Hook releases new children’s book

Katie Hook of Vienna recently released her new children’s book, Momma Loves You. This touching bedtime story teaches children about sharing the deep love of Christ. Inspired by watching her own children’s budding relationships with Jesus, Katie Hook felt compelled to write this sweet story, as she hoped to empower …

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Three teens involved in ATV accident on Trigg Tower Rd. Tuesday evening

Three area teenagers, ranging in age from 13-15, narrowly escaped major injuries Tuesday evening when the driver of the ATV they were all riding on lost control and crashed in a wooded area near Shawnee National Forest. The incident occurred a little before 6:00 p.m. August 4 near 1160 Trigg Tower Road in northeast …

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