Monday, July 23, 2018

Lindsey Vaughn

VGS Beta Club set to host Breakfast with Santa

Vienna Grade School Beta Club is hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. All kids are welcome. The cost is $5 per child if preregistered by Thursday, Nov. 30. The cost will be $7 at the door. Admission includes donuts and …

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Eagles host annual Vienna Classic

By Ryan Wright The Eagles hosted their annual Vienna Classic Tournament Nov. 20-25 at home, showcasing what the season will look like leading forward. Along with Vienna, the round robin consisted of five other teams; Carrier Mills, Century, Galatia, Cobden and Eldorado, with the best record taking home hardware. The …

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Fowler brings together area students for first-ever Youth Advisory Council

On Nov. 15, State Sen. Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) welcomed dozens of high school students from across the 59th Senate District to his first-ever Youth Advisory Council, a unique, hands-on opportunity for area students to learn about and experience state government and public policy. “Today is about giving high school students …

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Lady Eagles place first in Marion tournament

By Ryan Wright The Lady Eagles were able to start off their season, taking hardware home; winning first place at the Marion Tournament in a 53-34 win over Marion on Friday, Nov. 17. The Lady Eagles had a spectacular week of basketball, playing four games in the round robin tournament …

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New world record set at Tunnel Hill 100-mile Run in Johnson County Saturday

The Vienna City Park was buzzing this weekend during the fourth running of the Tunnel Hill 100/50 Mile Runs on the Tunnel Hill State Trail. Over 630 runners and an estimated 2,000 supporters were in Johnson County for the event. The temperatures in Southern Illinois were below freezing Saturday morning. But that did not slow many of the runners. A new course record …

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Vienna student named winner in essay contest

After receiving essays from students across the 59th Senate District, State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) has announced the winners of his Veterans Day essay contest, an initiative to increase awareness of the importance and meaning of Veterans Day. Two winners were selected from this year’s submission by a veteran from …

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Community blood drive set in Vienna

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is planned on Monday, Nov. 20. Fellowship Baptist Church on Senior Drive will be hosting the blood drive from noon until 6 p.m. Presenting donors will be treated to chili, soup, grilled cheese, lots of desserts, and soda, as well as the usual Red …

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Veterans’ Day Program Held On Nov. 11

  By Dixie Terry Nov. 11, Veterans Day, was sunny, but crisp, as a crowd of veterans, their families and friends, gathered on the Carnegie Library lawn, for the annual Veterans Day Service. Judy Miller provided a medley of patriotic songs on the piano keyboard, as the crowd arrived. As …

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High school basketball season gets underway with ‘Meet The Eagles’

By Ryan Wright On Nov. 11, Vienna High School hosted their annual “Meet The Eagles.” This event showcased what’s in store for the winter sports, including the boys and girls basketball team, as well as the cheerleading and dance team. With many fans and students in attendance, everyone was announced …

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175th Anniversary Celebrated at Vienna United Methodist Church

By Dixie Terry The Vienna United Methodist Church has enjoyed weeks of celebrating the 175th anniversary of the founding of their original congregation. The Pastor Joe Richard and member Marleis Trover have been the coordinators of the celebrations, “with lots of help from the parishioners,” they agreed. The celebration began …

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