Sunday, February 25, 2024

Vienna Times

Vienna Grade School named National Beta School of Distinction

Vienna Grade School was recently named a National Beta Club School of Distinction. This national award recognizes the school’s commitment to academic rigor and illustrates their dedication to preparing students for college and career readiness.  The National Beta Club is the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. Beta Club …

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VHS baseball camp held

Nineteen second thru seventh graders attended the VHS Baseball Camp last week. Instruction for the campers was provided by VHS baseball coach, David Hill, VHS assistant coach, Bob Murley, and VGS baseball coach Adam Hook. Former VHS standout Christian Dahncke and current VHS players Zach Schell, Christian Pearl, Layton Edmonds, …

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Bicycle/pedestrian path construction underway

A 2,400 foot-long by eight foot-wide walkway/bikeway will soon connect Vienna High School to Vienna City Park and Tunnel Hill State Trail. Construction on the more than $157,000 project began last week and is expected to be completed by early August. There are Construction Signs layed out so that pedestrians …

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Area schools set registration dates

Buncombe Grade School  Buncombe Grade School will have registration for the 2014-2015 school year on Tuesday, August 12, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Proof of residency, such as a tax receipt, utility bill or other official proof will be expected at the time of registration. All students must be …

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New era begins for V-G football

By Lucas Wright When the Vienna-Goreville football team takes to the field this August, there will be a new face leading them into action. Long time assistant under Mike Rude, Brian Trambley has been hired as the new head coach for the V-G football team. Trambley was part of each …

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Betas compete at national convention, win four awards, visit nation’s capitol

Submitted by Kirsten Trambley Vienna High School Beta Club members recently attended the 34th annual National Senior Beta Club Convention in Richmond, VA. Betas, sponsors, chaperones and guests from Vienna High School and Century High School departed from VHS in the early morning of Wednesday, June 25. They returned home with …

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Buncombe woman seriously injured in traffic crash Thursday morning

A traffic crash involving  three vehicles and a John Deere 6-row planter resulted in one driver being seriously injured Thursday morning, July 10, in western Johnson County. The accident occurred at 10:27 a.m. According to Illinois State Police, Deanna D. Morris, 21, of Buncombe, was westbound on Illinois Rt. 146 …

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VFW donates to local organizations

VFW gives to Scouts Vienna’s Beggs-Gurley VFW Post #5222 gave a $250 donation each to Cub Scout Pack 41 and Boy Scout Troop 41. Pictured, from left, are Post quarter-master Roger Brumley, troop leader Jim Miller, pack leader Beth Caraker with Cub Scouts James Mercer, Owen Whitnel and Jacob Logsdon. …

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Fireworks display Friday in Vienna

The City of Vienna will host an Independence Day fireworks display and entertainment at the Vienna ballpark Friday, July 4. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. with DJ Craig Bradley. Fireworks will begin at dusk. The concession stand will be open offering food and drinks, including BBQ by Vienna …

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