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Tag Archives: Vienna High School

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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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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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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The roller coaster ride to recovery

Allie Byrd refuses to give up By Lindsey Rae Vaughn, The Vienna (IL) Times Allie Byrd was settling into life after high school, working her  job as a CNA. A simple act of purchasing donuts from a Casey’s gas station in Vienna, Illinois, charted a course for a difficult life. …

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Vienna school board begins search for new superintendent, principal

Vienna High School will be loosing both its superintendent and principal at the end of this school year. In a special board meeting Thursday evening, April 16, superintendent Edwin Shumate turned in his letter of resignation to the school board. Shumate has accepted the superintendent’s position at Cobden Unit District …

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End Zone Dance set for Saturday night at VHS

The Vienna-Goreville Orange Crush Booster Club is putting on a dance on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Vienna High School’s old gym from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Their goal is to raise money to purchase new home jerseys, new helmets and continue to generate funding to put up lights at …

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Heath High School’s shooting survivor to speak at VHS Feb. 13

On December 1, 1997, a 14-year-old freshman boy who had been bullied for years walked into the Heath High School lobby in West Paducah, Kentucky, and randomly fired a .22-caliber semi-automatic pistol. Three students were killed. Five were injured. One of the critically injured girls was 15-year-old sophomore Missy Jenkins, …

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V-G Eagles defeat Christopher today for a spot in playoff games

The Vienna-Goreville Eagles defeated Christopher High School this afternoon, 23-7, qualifying them a spot in state playoffs with one regular season game remaining. The Eagles will host Eldorado next Saturday on their home field in Vienna. Kick-off for Saturday, Oct. 26th’s game is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Follow The Vienna Times …

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V/G Eagles defeat Hamilton Co., 54-8

Today the V/G Eagles football team could not had asked for a better day to play, compared to their season opener two week’s ago with temperatures near 100 degrees. Afternoon skis were clear, with mid 70’s temperatures. The Vienna and Goreville coop football team defeated Hamilton County’s Foxes this afternoon …

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Vienna students benefit from Dixon Springs Bootcamp garden

Students at the Vienna High School have started the semester with more access to fresh produce thanks to a partnership with the Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program in Pope County. Hundreds of pounds of green beans, tomatoes, potatoes, okra, radishes, cucumbers and even a few crates of onions have made …

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