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Tag Archives: Vienna

Vienna student wins IEMA 2016 radon poster contest

Hundreds of students from across the state recently used their creative talents to increase public awareness about the hazards of radioactive radon gas in homes. More than 500 posters and 65 one-minute YouTube videos were submitted to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the American Lung Association in Illinois …

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Minnesota students help out in Vienna

A group of 43 students from University of Minnesota Twin Cities had an overnight stay in Vienna Saturday night and Sunday morning en route to Florida. They made the stop to do community service projects in town. As part of a volunteer action group called “Students Today, Leaders Forever”, the …

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Bryan Throgmorton shares mission experience

By Dixie Terry After eleven months in eleven countries, Bryan Throgmorton, Vienna, has returned home to share his mission adventure. Bryan was at the Community of Christ Church on February 7, to talk of his eleven months of doing mission work with “The World Race.” He was welcomed by the …

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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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UPDATE – Rural Vienna home destroyed by fire Sunday

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 – 1:30 p.m. – The Vienna and Buncombe Fire Departments are currently on the scene of this house fire. The house is located on Rt. 147, approximately one mile from Rt. 146, near Vienna. Additional information will be posted once available.   UPDATE: Vienna, Buncombe and …

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Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy – Obituary

Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy, age 91 years, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, January 22, 2016, at 10:39 a.m. at her home. Ruby was born July 5, 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky.  She was the daughter of Thomas Greely Smith and Sarah A. (Beasley) Smith. Ruby was united in marriage …

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Thousands expected in area this weekend for second running of Tunnel Hill 100/50 mile runs

Story & photos by Lonnie Hinton© 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 second running of the Tunnel Hill 100 mile and 50 mile runs Saturday, Nov. …

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Lt. Governor Sanguinetti visits Johnson County

Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti made a surprise visit to Max Creek Antiques in Vienna late Thursday afternoon, Aug. 27, as shop owner Carol Gerdes was closing her shop on the square. Sanguinetti stopped in the antique shop after touring the historic Johnson County courthouse, located across the street. She was then …

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Vienna to host first ‘Mud Race in the Ball Park’ September 5

“It’s speed.” That’s how promoter Hugh Crockarell of 4WD Race Promotions described the upcoming ‘First Annual Mud Race in the Ball Park’ that will take place Saturday, September 5, at 7 p.m. in the Vienna Ball Park. Racers will gather from all over to battle to see who has the fastest …

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Katie Hook releases new children’s book

Katie Hook of Vienna recently released her new children’s book, Momma Loves You. This touching bedtime story teaches children about sharing the deep love of Christ. Inspired by watching her own children’s budding relationships with Jesus, Katie Hook felt compelled to write this sweet story, as she hoped to empower …

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