Saturday, February 4, 2023

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Calvin Barnett

Calvin Barnett, 89, of Karnak (the Hillerman Community in Massac County) passed away at 3:23 a.m. Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis with his loving family by his side. Calvin was born February 11, 1932 in Hillerman, Illinois. Calvin worked many years and retired from …

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Shawnee Community College announces upcoming Covid-19 protocol forums

The President of Shawnee Community College, Dr. Timothy Taylor, announced today the College would be hosting a series of forums beginning today, September 1st at 2:00 p.m. The forums are aimed at discussing changes to the College’s Covid-19 protocols. The recent Executive Order by Governor J.B. Pritzker requires all Illinois …

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Joe E. Holmes

Joe E. Holmes passed away on July 31, 2021. Joe battled lung cancer, which ultimately took his life. Joe was born January 19, 1968. He was 53. Joe is survived by: his wife, Cyndy Holmes of Marion, Illinois; his father, James Holmes of Granite City, Illinois; brother, Mickey (Cindy) Holmes …

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Anita Huff (Nichols)

Anita Huff (Nichols), of Delta, Colorado, formerly of the Olmsted and Mounds area, passed away on August 9th from an extended illness. Anita was born on February 20, 1964. Her parents were Thomas Nichols and Edna (Hicks) Nichols. Anita married Ken Ramage on February 18, 1983. They had two children: …

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Oliver J. (OJ) Taake

Oliver J. (OJ) Taake, 91, of Olmsted, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. OJ was born July 17, 1930 to Oliver Sr. and Matilda Huebotter Taake in rural Olmsted. He was owner/operator of OJ’s Barbershop in Olmsted from 1969 until …

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Flonelle Bunker Goines

Flonelle Bunker Goines, 86, of Grand Chain, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021 at her son’s home in Grand Chain. Flonelle attended the Karnak High School. She had worked several years for Main Bothers Box and Lumber in Karnak on the wire bound line. Flonelle and her …

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Clara Sue Batson

Clara Sue Batson, age 69 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, August 26, 2021, at 6:05 PM at Herrin Hospital. Clara was born October 31, 1951 in New Albany, Indiana. She was the daughter of Paul L. and Rosetta M. Seger. On May 4, 1967, Clara …

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Johnson County Resident Killed in Shooting, Suspect in Custody

A Tunnel Hill man is dead and a Goreville resident is in custody after a shooting on Saturday night in Johnson County. According to the Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 28th, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department called on the DCI to …

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Masks mandated indoors in Illinois; vaccines required for teachers, health care workers

State warns of decreasing intensive care bed capacity amid latest surge By Jerry Nowicki | Capitol News Illinois The statewide mask mandate indoors is back, and educators and health care professionals will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday amid an ongoing surge in the …

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Vienna-Goreville Eagles Football will not Play Varsity Season

The Vienna-Goreville football Eagles will not play a traditional varsity season in 2021. A statement received by The Vienna Times from VHS Athletic Director David Hill Wednesday morning laid out the situation: “Vienna-Goreville Football is down to 19 rostered players: 1 Senior, 4 Juniors, 9 Sophomores, and 5 Freshmen.  We …

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