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Future site of new Johnson County Honor Roll announced

After nearly two years of fund raising, design work and planning, the Vienna Beggs-Gurley VFW Post is nearly ready to break ground for a new Johnson County Honor Roll. The VFW is within $10,000 of the original estimated $50,000 cost of the project. Donations are still being accepted at The …

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Emergency shelter open in Vienna, Illinois

An emergency winter storm shelter is open for stranded travelers crossing Johnson County, Illinois. Fellowship Baptist Church located on Senior Ave., in Vienna, is now open to anyone seeking shelter to ride out tonight’s snowstorm. Stranded travelers can call the Johnson County Sheriff’s office at 618-658-8264 or 911 for assistance to the …

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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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IDOT truck plowing snow shot on I-24

Four people in custody in connection with shooting MASSAC/JOHNSON COUNTY, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials are investigating an IDOT truck being shot, while plowing snow on I-24. The incident occurred on Monday, February 16, 2015, in Massac County. The investigation involved the Illinois State Police, Zone 7 Investigations, …

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Snow and ice covered roadways expected In Southern Illinois

Ullin, Illinois – With the prediction of winter weather later today into Monday evening, Illinois State Police (ISP) District 13 and 22 is warning motorists to take the necessary precautions before getting behind the wheel. Vehicle safety is equally important to driving safely while on the roadways. Extreme weather can …

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Saline County man jailed after 100 m.p.h. chase, crashing stolen vehicle in Vienna

A police pursuit that began in Saline County Monday afternoon ended when the driver of a stolen car failed to negotiate a turn and crashed the vehicle in Vienna. Austin Carter, 21, of Saline County was arrested in Vienna on multiple traffic violations. A complete story on Monday’s pursuit can be …

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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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Vienna man’s body found in well

VIENNA – The body of a Vienna man was discovered Thursday afternoon in a well located on his property on Old Rt. 146 Loop. Officials believe the well cover collapsed underneath him. Jim Test, in his late 70s, had not been seen or heard from by family members for several …

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Rural Vienna home destroyed by fire

The home of the Tommy Murrie family, located at 1770 Mt. Shelter Road, was totally destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 7. No injuries were reported. The Vienna Fire Department responded to the call at 2:45 p.m. and was assisted by Buncombe, New Burnside and Goreville departments. The cause of …

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