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Southern Seven Health Department receives positive test result of West Nile Virus in Johnson County

On August 19, 2015, a mosquito sample from Johnson County returned a positive test result for the West Nile Virus (WNV). A positive test results means that one of the mosquitoes tested from the sample was carrying the West Nile Virus. However, a mosquito may fly up to 15 miles …

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McGinnis named Midwest Conference Woman of the Year

2015 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee Illinois College women’s basketball star Hannah McGinnis, a native of Tunnel Hill, has been named the 2015 Midwest Conference (MWC) Woman of the Year and the league’s nomination for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Hannah is the daughter of Patti and …

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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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Vienna member elected to VFW Ladies Auxiliary National position

JoLynn Altvatter of Vienna, Ill., a member of Beggs-Gurley Auxiliary #5222, attended the 102nd National Convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the U.S. held July 18-22 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. The convention marks the beginning of her two-year …

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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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New ambulance arrives in Vienna

The Johnson County Ambulance Service will soon have a new ambulance in its fleet. A 2015 Ford 4×4 Trauma Hawk has arrived and is waiting for the installation of radios, other medical equipment, and an inspection from IDOT. Ambulance service coordinator Wendi Bailey said the new unit should be in-service …

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Donations for Vienna Cemetery collected

Members of the Vienna Masonic Lodge are at the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery throughout the Memorial Day weekend accepting donations for upkeep of the cemetery. The cemetery is owned by Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Inc., an independent body of the Masons, and managed by the Vienna lodge. Finances for upkeep of the …

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Ozark man charged with murdering his father

A shooting in Johnson County early Saturday afternoon, May 16, has left an Ozark man dead. And his son is being charged with his murder. Nicholas G. Schapmire, 67, of Ozark died Sunday, May 17, at an Evansville hospital, the day after being shot in the head with a revolver. …

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Georgia L. Holmes – Obituary

Georgia L. Holmes, age 92 years, a former resident of Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, March 5, 2015, at 9:30 p.m. at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. Georgia was born October 29, 1922 in Bloomfield, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Charles Soper and Lola (Fairless) Soper. In 1943, Georgia …

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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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