Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tag Archives: Vienna Times

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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Vienna First Baptist Church to host church strengthening conference

Vienna First Baptist Church, located at the corner of 7th and Washington Streets in Vienna, will be conducting a series of special services with a focus on church strengthening.  These services will be held March 1 – 4. Dr. Pat Pajak, who serves as the Illinois Baptist State Association associate executive director for …

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Buncombe News – Love is strong in Buncombe

Next Saturday, Feb. 14, is Valentine’s Day. Do not forget your girlfriend or spouse. I read an inept romantic sentiment for Valentine’s Day, very original. “My love for you runs hotter than a 1974 Nova with a V-8 engine and a busted water pump.” Now, that is “love!” Valentine’s Day …

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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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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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Injured Bald Eagle mends, released near Vienna

An injured Bald Eagle found October 16, 2014, on the Dallas and Charlene Harner Farm on Old Cypress Road near Vienna was released Saturday afternoon after two months of care and rehabilitation. When the Harner family found the eagle, unable to fly, they contacted a Federal game warden that put …

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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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VGS presents Once Upon a Mattress

If you thought you knew the story of ‘The Princess and The Pea,’ you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that it may not have been the pea at all …

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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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Body identified in Vienna

Local authorities have released the identity of the female whose body was discovered this afternoon at the Vienna City Park. Joy Manning, 52, of 111 Illini Ct., Vienna, was found dead in her vehicle Tuesday at around 3:00 p.m. in the park. An autopsy is underway tonight in Williamson County. …

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