Friday, January 18, 2019

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Search continues for head V-G football coach

As the Vienna-Goreville Eagles football team enters its second decade of existence, there is a strong emphasis on finding someone to build a program top to bottom for the Eagles. Vienna-Goreville is searching for its third-ever head coach after the recent resignation/retirement of Mike Rude, who led the program to …

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Vienna Lady Rams claim regional crown, headed to state

Start spreading the news: the Vienna Lady Rams junior high basketball team is headed to the state tournament. The Lady Rams won the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association Class M Region 2 Tournament over the weekend by downing Eldorado 44-33 in the regional championship game Saturday afternoon. Vienna …

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Vienna native named acting interim director for new SCC Vienna Center

Shawnee Community College President Peggy Bradford has selected Teale Betts as Acting Interim Director of the Shawnee Community College Vienna Center. The Vienna Center located within Vienna High School will officially open for the Spring 2019 semester on January 17, 2019, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house beginning at …

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Joyce E. Terry Stryker

Joyce E. Terry Stryker, age 79 years, a resident of Vienna and a former resident of Goreville, passed away Monday afternoon, January 14, 2019, at 2:09 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.  Joyce was born August 2, 1939 in Goreville, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Moses Edwin Terry and …

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Earl J. “E.J.” Keipp

Mr. Earl J. “E.J.” Keipp, age 73 years, a resident of the New Columbia community passed away Friday morning, January 11, 2019, at 8:43 AM at the Fairfield Memorial Hospital. E.J. was born July 18, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri.  He was the son of Earl T. and Vivian M. …

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Frankie Lee Poole

Frankie Lee Poole, 61, of Tunnel Hill, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Frankie was born on July 5, 1957 in Union County to Manford and Rosanna (Schierbaum) Poole.  He married Penny Cathey on December 26, 2001 in Tunnel Hill. Frankie was …

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Carol Eugene Mason

Mr. Carol Eugene, “Butch,” Mason, age 80 of Pryorsburg, Ky., and formerly of Cypress, IL., passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 3:03 PM at the Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tn. He was a member of Chief Cornerstone Baptist Church, he was a retired Chief Petty Officer …

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David Allen Hynes

David Allen Hynes, age 73, of New Port Richey FL formerly of Buncombe, IL departed this life Thursday evening January 3,2019 at HPH Hospice Marliere Care Center in New Port Richey, FL. He was born August 13,1945 in Moline IL. He was the son of Richard and Genevieve (Surr) Hynes. …

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Robert Erwin Witt

Robert Erwin Witt, age 70 years, a resident of rural Creal Springs and a former resident of Metropolis, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, January 5, 2019, at 11:54 AM at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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