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Tag Archives: Vienna

Ronald Dwayne Hennel – Death notice

Ronald Dwayne Hennel, age 68, a resident of the Boles community, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at his home. Ronald was born December 6, 1946 in Greene County Illinois. He was the son of Harry F. and Sybil L. (Bridgewater) Hennel. Ronald is survived by 2 brothers – Ted …

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Larry Mizell named board president of new ROE

Larry Mizell, of rural Simpson, has been named board president of Franklin-Johnson-Massac-Williamson Regional Board of School Trustees. Regional Office of Education superintendent Matt Donkin announced Mizell’s appointment after the completion of the re-organizational meeting Friday, August 7. Also seated on the newly formed ROE Board of Trustees were John Gardner …

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FERNE CLYFFE STATE PARK, THEN AND NOW

By Dixie Terry Nearly everyone in Johnson County has visited Ferne Clyffe State Park at Goreville. And, for those who haven’t, make a point to drive through and take a look. It is especially beautiful in the early spring and fall, and you are bound to see some wildlife any …

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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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Francis, Ross, Brinkley to compete in rodeo finals

Johnson County will be well represented at the National High School Rodeo Finals again this year. Three Johnson County cowboys have advanced to compete with the best of the best in Rock Springs, Wyoming next month. Tucker Francis, son of Keith “Weiner” and Joey Francis of Tunnel Hill, Tyler Brinkley, …

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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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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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