Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tag Archives: Vienna

Hunsaker Light Show begins Thanksgiving Day

The annual Hunsaker Light Show is scheduled to run every evening from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Thanksgiving Day (weather permitting). On Saturday, Dec. 3, Santa will arrive at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the season. The public is invited to come see Santa, share a cup of hot chocolate …

Read More »

New website for Vienna High School, old yearbooks now online

Vienna High School has announced that its presence on the world wide web (www.viennahighschool.com) has undergone a much needed renovation. The website offers all of the content and resources that the previous one did, which has served the community for over 15 years, with some new features. Superintendent Joshua W. …

Read More »

Kirstan Goines of Vienna wins 4-H Bright Futures award

Green Leaf Incorporated, a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Rural Lifestyle Retailer Tractor Supply Company and 4-H Youth Development has recently announced that Kirstan Goines of Vienna is the Johnson County winner of the 2016 4-H Bright Futures award. Goines is a six-year member of 4-H, and was selected …

Read More »

Community blood drive set in Vienna

The Vienna Community Blood Drive will be held on Monday, Nov. 21, at Fellowship Baptist Church from noon until 6 p.m. Donors will be treated to pumpkin pie, Mike’s chili, and other goodies. This will be the last blood drive for the year. As the holidays approach, there is always …

Read More »

Third Tunnel Hill 100/50 mile runs planned this weekend

Known in the running world as the fastest and most scenic trail in the northern hemisphere, the Tunnel Hill State Trail in Johnson County will be the site for the third running of the Tunnel Hill 100 mile and 50 mile runs on Saturday, Nov. 12. The races will begin …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Masons give to schools

The officers and members of Vienna Masonic Lodge #150 AF&AM donated reflective Halloween trick-or-treat bags and glow stick necklaces to area school children. The lodge started this annual donation program to youngsters in Pre-K through 5th grade at Vienna Grade School a number of years ago. This year, however, in …

Read More »

Two men injured in crash

Two Johnson County men received serious injuries from a vehicle crash near Cypress Thursday morning. Randell L. Duke, 64, of Cypress, and Michael Ross, 57, of Vienna were both transported to out-of-state hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The accident occured at around 11:30 a.m. on Route 37 at the …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Car crashes into Vienna convenience store

A vehicle crashed into the Acee’s Neighborhood Food and Fuel in Vienna, Ill., near I-24, exit 16, Thursday afternoon, May 26,  causing major damage to the convenience store. No one was injured. The driver of the 2003 Mercedes Benz with Tennessee license plates, identified as Thomas Eugene Roach, age 46, …

Read More »