Monday, June 1, 2020

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Ronnie Clark – Death notice

Mr. Ronnie Clark, 69, of Grand Chain, Illinois, passed away at his home at 9:55 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2013. Wilson’s Funeral Home in Karnak is in charge of the arrangements.

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A splendid convention in Vienna

By Toby Hightower I have always been a devotee of the ideals of the ACHA. But, I have never joined the organization. You could come to an ACHA meeting in bib overalls or wearing an expensive suit, and you can be a PhD or just a farm hand and you …

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As the Old Saying Goes

Ever since childhood I have had an overwhelming need for things to be fair, for people to be nice, and for things to be balanced in the sense that no one should benefit more so than anyone else, and especially, not at someone else’s expense.  Adults would pat me on …

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Otis E. Kerley – Obituary

Otis E. Kerley, son of Orlan and Lassie (Shrum) Kerley, was born September 7, 1930 near Simpson, Illinois. He passed away Monday evening, October 21, 2013 at 6:15 PM at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, IL. Otis was united in marriage to Betty Jo Tucker on March 29, 1952 …

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Robbie Nannie – Obituary

Robbie Nannie, 83, of Goreville, passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Herrin Hospital. Robbie was born on July 22, 1930 in Spring Hill, Tennessee to William and Nell (Dalton) Kinnard.  She married Charles “Bud” Nannie February 19, 1991 at Methodist Church in Goreville.  He survives …

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Counterfeit currency causes problems for local businesses

A number of retailers in Johnson County have begun to refuse any currency larger than a $20 bill due to a recent influx of counterfeit currency discovered in Johnson County. According to Vienna Police Chief Jim Miller, the Dollar General Store in Vienna recently reported a counterfeit $100 bill passed …

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Dr. Wetherell elected to ISDS board of trustees

Dr. Robin A. Wetherell of Vienna, was recently elected to the board of trustees of the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), a professional association of over 7,000 members. He was installed into office at the ISDS Annual Session at the Bllomington-Normal Marriott Hotel, Bloomington. Dr. Wetherell has practiced general dentistry …

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Local sewing club gives to Vets

A local sewing club, Hangin by a Thread, met Monday at Countryside Christian Church to present twelve hand made quilts to veterans at the Marion VA Hospital. The quilts are the handy works of the 14-member group comprised of ladies from across Johnson County. The ladies meet weekly at various …

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Veral Emma Sisk – Obituary

God’s angels came to the Hillview Health Care Center on Sunday evening, Oct. 20, 2013, at 9:45 p.m. to take home Veral Emma Sisk. She was born April 29, 1919, the daughter of Samuel and Monnie Kelley Dean in Creal Springs. She was united in marriage to Carroll Sisk on …

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Otis E. Kerley – Death notice

Otis E. Kerley, 83, a resident of Vienna, Illinois, passed away Monday evening, October 21, 2013, at 6:15 p.m. at the Illinois Veterans Home at Anna, Illinois. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time at Bailey Funeral Homes in Vienna.

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