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Tag Archives: Total Solar Eclipse

Total Solar Eclipse attracts thousands to county

Johnson County was host to as many as 10,000 or more visitors from across the country, and world, Monday, August 21, 2017 for the viewing of the ‘Total Solar Eclipse Across America’. The once-in-a-lifetime event has not been witnessed in this region for more than 100 years. At the Vienna …

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Sheriff’s office, ambulance service, ESDA: Agencies release eclipse safety announcements

Johnson County emergency services agencies this week are releasing eclipse safety announcements. The announcements come as local officials prepare for an Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. The eclipse is expected to bring thousands of visitors to Southern Illinois, where the period of totality for the eclipse will last the longest. …

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Residents asked to prepare for solar eclipse

Johnson County Sheriff Charles Harner would like to warn residents about the total solar eclipse and the weekend prior to it. Johnson County is expecting high volumes of traffic the weekend of Aug. 18-21. The total solar eclipse takes place on Monday, Aug. 21. Go shopping for groceries, prescription medication, …

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What to expect when you’re expecting a total solar eclipse

From the University of Illinois The solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, will truly be an American Eclipse because everyone in North America will see at least a partial eclipse. In the continental U.S. the lowest partial eclipse will be 48% in the northern tip of Maine. Although the entire …

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Eclipse shirts being sold

Johnson County 2000 is selling Total Eclipse t-shirts for $15 each for sizes small through x-large. A 2x-large is $17, a 3x-large is $18 and a 4x-large is $19. T-shirts must be purchased at The Vienna Times office, The Depot at the Vienna City Park or from a Johnson County …

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Meeting to prepare for eclipse held

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn An eclipse meeting was held at Vienna Diner on Thursday, Feb. 9. Since the three Johnson County commissioners were present, a special meeting was called. Southern Illinois is in the path of a total solar eclipse that is set to take place on Aug. 21 of …

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