Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tag Archives: Vienna

James Lukesh – Obituary

James Lukesh, 75, passed away at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at his sons’ home in Goreville. James was born on October 13, 1938 in Chicago to Joseph and Marcella (Haukrin) Lukesh.  He married JoAnn Kuhnke on July 4, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois. She preceded him in death …

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GRAND CHAIN – A small town refuses to fade into history

By Ila Ulrich, former editor of the Cairo Citizen Grand Chain, Illinois is a small town that at one time boasted restaurants; a movie theater; at least three grocery stores; a farm implement dealership; a train depot; a jail house; taverns; several denominations of Christian churches, an elementary and high …

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V-G’s lineup announced for Saturday’s opener

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville High School football team will open its season this Saturday against Johnston City.  Kick-off is set for 1:00 p.m. at Vienna.  Last year, V-G lost to Johnston City in their final regular season game when the Indians kicked a field goal with three seconds to …

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Virginia L. Koerner – Obituary

Virginia L. Koerner, 74, of Vienna, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning, August 10, 2013, at 5:42 a.m. at the Harrisburg Medical Center. Virginia was born August 14, 1938.  She was the daughter of Rudy Hurt and Edna (Vaughn) Hurt. Virginia is survived by her daughter Sharlett Gregory (Michael), of Beaufort, SC., …

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Verla Mae (VanCleve) Harner – Death notice

Verla Mae (VanCleve) Harner, 72, of Vienna, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, August 9, 2013, at 12:50 p.m. (EST) at the home of her daughter Connie Hambrick in Louisville, Kentucky. Funeral arrangements Verla Mae Harner are incomplete at this time at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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Local design firm competing to bring jobs to Johnson County

Shawnee Survey & Consulting Inc., a land surveying and engineering firm headquartered in Vienna, has been a part of Johnson County’s business landscape since it was founded in early 1995. Since that time, the company has gradually built a reputation that they are using now to expand services and create …

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Standoff concludes without incident Tuesday evening

Authorities in Johnson County and Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 confirmed the conclusion of a four-day standoff that began Saturday with officers responding to a domestic disturbance on Old Cypress Road near Vienna and ended Tuesday evening with the arrest of two residents. Charles F. Averitt, 79, of Vienna …

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Standoff concludes Tuesday evening

The Vienna Times received word from the Johnson County Sheriff Department just before 6:00 p.m. this evening that the 76-hour standoff with police near Vienna ended peacefully Tuesday evening. The news has been confirmed by Illinois State Police at Ullin. Two Johnson County men have been arrested. They will be …

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ISP, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department issue public safety alert

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 – ISP News Release Ullin, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department are advising the residents of Johnson County about an ongoing public safety disturbance. According to ISP Commander Ken Ryder, on Saturday, August 3, 2013, a Johnson County …

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7-hour standoff continues in Johnson County

The standoff in Johnson County, now in its seventh hour, continues this evening. The Illinois State Police, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and the Vienna City Police are currently responding to, what appears to a standoff with an armed man, refusing to exit his residence on Old Cypress Road, near Vienna. …

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