Saturday, February 4, 2023

Jordan McBride

Local Officers conduct drug dog searches at VHS

On February 22, Vienna School Resource Officers (Eileen Rochford and Carl Manley) in cooperation with the Vienna Police Department (Bobbie Baker) and the Metropolis Police Department K9 unit (Officer Nick Holland and K9 Krypton) conducted a drug search at VHS. Drug dog searches have been routine and welcome practice at …

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VHS Senior Ayden Rademaker receives SIU’s highest academic scholarship

Last Tuesday, Vienna High School senior Ayden Rademaker received a surprise visit from Southern Illinois University Chancellor Austin Lane, who came to Vienna to present him with the SIU Chancellor Scholarship. The award, SIU’s highest academic scholarship, covers full tuition, fees, room, and board for all four years of undergraduate …

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Eagles basketball changes times ahead of winter weather forecast

In an effort to avoid possible weather, Vienna High School has announced the times are changing for the IHSA 2A Semi Final games tonight, Wednesday, February 23, at Eldorado. -4:30 p.m. Massac vs. Eldorado -6:00 p.m. Hamilton vs. Vienna, team bus leaves at 3:30 p.m., pep bus leaves at 4:00 …

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Francis Littlepage

Francis Littlepage, age 91 years, a resident of Antioch, California and a native of Johnson County Illinois, passed away January 8, 2022. He was born April 19, 1930.   He is survived by a son – Jim Littlepage; as well as a son – Donnie, daughter – Chantelle, son – …

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Barbara Nell Robertson

Barbara Nell Robertson, age 82 years, a resident of Pontiac, Illinois and a former resident of Metropolis and Johnson County Illinois, passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Accolade Health Care Center in Pontiac. Barbara was born January 6, 1940 in Buncombe (Elvira Township) Illinois.  She was the daughter of …

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Claude E. Pease

Claude E. Pease, age 88 years, a resident of rural Grand Chain, passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 10:57 AM at Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Claude was born November 21, 1933 in Vienna, Illinois.  He was the son of Sylvester and Anna (Truitt) Pease. Claude …

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Brenda Kay Lingle

Brenda Kay Lingle, age 69 years, a resident of rural Lick Creek community, passed away Monday, February 7, 2022 at 7:47 a.m. at her residence. Brenda was born September 11, 1952 in New Burnside, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Charlie and Thelma (Boren) Atherton. On May 21, 1977, she …

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Bob Taylor

Bob Taylor, age 89 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Saturday morning, February 5, 2022, at 7:10 AM at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.  Bob was born June 8, 1932 in rural Vienna, Illinois.  He was the son of Thomas J. and Dell (Harper) Taylor. On March …

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Thelma Smothers

Mrs. Thelma Smothers, age 87, of Logan; went to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:18 a.m. Thursday, January 20, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 24, 2022, at the Logan Church of God, with Rev. Mike Mayberry and Rev. Rick Fowler officiating. Burial …

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Lola Lafern “Fern” Burnside

Lola Lafern “Fern” Burnside, 90, of Danville, IL passed away at her home on January 17, 2022 at 3:56 PM. Fern was born on July 13, 1931 in Glendale, IL. She was the daughter of Harry and Ethel (Trammel) Schuchardt. Fern was first united in marriage to Thomas Trovillion, he …

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