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Tag Archives: Vienna

I’ve Never Been This Age Before!

By Rosemary O’Keefe A recent “casual” reading involved learning something about our brain. This information came from Dr. Richard Restak, Georgetown University. It got me to thinking! Everyone has heard some variation of the theory that, over the course of our lives, we actually use only a small percentage of …

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Rep. Phelps’ comments on recent attacks in Illinois’ prisons

February 7, 2013 Dear Editor: Coincidently, it was almost exactly one year ago, that Governor Quinn unveiled his plan to close the Tamms Correctional Center, a move that put 300 Southern Illinoisans in the unemployment line.  After this announcement I was determined to do everything in my power to reverse …

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Reevesville News

By Lee Roy Stafford Hi everybody on a nice Sunday morning here in Reevesville after a beautiful Saturday. The leaves are falling so most of us here are raking or mulching leaves. I have another great-grandson Levi Ryan Murrie weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long. The proud …

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Fracking finds opponents in Johnson County

Author’s note: In the course of writing this article, outside of those interviewed for the story, nearly 100 percent of the people I’ve spoken to this past week regarding the issue of Fracking have never heard of the process and knew next to nothing of its probable proximity in Johnson …

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IHSA announces 2012 Football Schedules

The Illinois High School Association announced the 2012 high school football schedules for its members today.  The Vienna-Goreville Eagles will host Chester Aug. 25 for its first home game of the season in Varsity Black Diamond Conference play.   (information below provided by: IHSA) Vienna [V.-Goreville Coop] (0-0) Nickname: Eagles …

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Johnson County, regional horsemen honored

The horse has long been one of the most iconic animals in American history. From Trigger to Secretariat to Mr. Ed, horses have held a special place in our countrys popular culture. Perhaps even more importantly, horses played an integral role in the development and growth of America, providing an …

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Two Vienna Eagles named All-South

By Mike McGinnis Two members of the Vienna High School girl’s basketball squad have received post-season recognition by being named to the 2011-2012 SICA Class 2A All-South team. Junior Carley Childress led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 469 points and surpassed the 1,000 point mark for her career. She …

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Rosemary O’Keefe

By Rosemary O’Keefe I hope you enjoyed your Easter holiday as much as I did. I enjoyed the company of my son, daughter, granddaughter and brothers. We shared a great four o’clock dinner in my sun room and then began talking about our recent adventures. No dyed eggs for me …

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Baseball Roundup

April 3, 2012 vs. Carmi The Eagles opened up Black Diamond Conference play last Tuesday by hosting the Carmi Bulldogs. Carmi jumped all over the Eagles scoring four times in the 1st inning. The Bulldogs would add a single run in the 2nd inning and another in the top of …

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Softball: Vienna vs. Hardin County

By Mike McGinnis April 4 vs. Hardin County The softball Eagles dropped a home contest to Hardin County last Wednesday, by the score of 11-6. Emily VanAusdoll pitched the complete game for Vienna. Hardin County was ahead 7-0 before the Eagles scored twice in the bottom of the fourth inning. Vienna …

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