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Tag Archives: Vienna High School

2016 VHS homecoming court

Mr. John Foss and Miss Chloe Wright were crowned the Vienna High School Homecoming king and queen at the Homecoming Coronation held on Friday, Dec. 9.  Retiring king Alex Ruiz and retiring queen Sara Childress crowned the new king and queen. The coronation followed the homecoming ballgame, in which the …

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Flag Raising/Salute to Veteran’s at Vienna High School planned

Vienna High School will be hosting a Flag Raising/Salute to Veteran’s on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting at 1:30 p.m.  Veterans are asked to attend for a special recognition and everyone in the community is invited to come and join all of the students in participating in this event.  Local veteran Richard Brumley will be speaking and the Beggs-Gurley VFW …

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Gov. Rauner visits Vienna as budget crisis is still ongoing

  Impact could affect local schools this year  By Lucas Wright As the clock struck midnight to close out the month of May on Tuesday night, the Illinois General Assembly closed session still without a budget for the state. On the morning of Wednesday, June 1, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner …

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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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