Thursday, January 20, 2022

Jordan McBride

Vienna Grade School Rams place second in state

The Vienna Grade School Rams Cheerleaders recently took home the second place trophy in their Medium Junior High Division at the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association state competition in Springfield. The girls are coached by Shauna Yadloski and Staci Penrod Shafer.   The Vienna High School Eagles Cheerleaders also competed in …

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S7HD adopts new IDPH contact tracing guidelines

Measure ends 650 days of local reporting on case numbers and outbreaks Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) has started the process to move to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) new centralized COVID-19 Contact Tracing process that goes into effect Thursday, January 13th, 2022. As part of that process …

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Fellowship Baptist to host Blood Drive on January 17

By Diane Boget A Red Cross Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Monday, January 17, 2022, in Vienna at the Fellowship Baptist Church. The door prize will be donated by Miles Grocery. We are still in need of donors to meet the Red Cross goal of 55 units of blood. …

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Senator Fowler launches Valentines for Seniors card drive

To help uplift the spirits of seniors throughout the community, State Senator Dale Fowler is collecting Valentine’s Day cards for his annual Valentines for Seniors Card Drive now through early February. “We saw great success in this program last year and I want to continue to honor our seniors again …

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Dennis Sherman Newbold

Dennis Sherman Newbold, Jr., age 74, a resident of Inverness, Florida, and a former resident of Highland, Indiana, passed away of a heart attack, November 25, 2021, at 11:55 a.m., at  his home. Denny was born in East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, August 25, 1947, to Dennis Sherman Newbold, Sr. …

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Emma Wells of Cypress Performs in Nationally-Televised Production

Emma Wells, of Cypress, joined nearly 650 Belmont University students and faculty in the performance of this year’s “Christmas at Belmont,” set to air on PBS for 19th straight holiday season. “Christmas at Belmont” premieres Monday, Dec. 20, at 8 p.m. on NPT and PBS stations across the country, with …

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James Edward “Jim” King

James Edward “Jim” King, age 91 of Joppa, Illinois was called home on December 14, 2021 at approximately 7:20 a.m.  He was surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his own home. He was born December 16, 1929 in Metropolis, Illinois. He was a 1947 graduate of Joppa …

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Jeff Mowery

Jeff Mowery, 65, of Olmsted, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the Fountain Blue Lodge Nursing Facility in Cape Girardeau, MO. Jeff was born may 10, 1956 in Cairo, Illinois, the son of Bruce and Kathryn Mowery. He attended St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Olmsted. He …

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Vienna Community Collects Donations for Mayfield Storm Recovery

Vienna native Don Cook is working with a variety of volunteers to collect donations for storm relief for the community of Mayfield, Kentucky. Don parked a tractor-trailer at the Vienna City park from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting on Sunday for collection, and he intends to keep the same hours …

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Charles Frederick Dickson

Charles Frederick Dickson, 89, a resident of Vienna, Illinois, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 8:15 p.m. at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Charles was born March 28, 1932 at the family home in Grand Tower, Illinois. He was the son of Wesley L. Dickson and Mary (McDonald) Dickson. …

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