Sunday, February 25, 2024

Vienna Times

Cypress/Buncombe girls win NSH Round Robin

The 12th annual New Simpson Hill Girls Round Robin Tournament was held October 10th through the 13th. Five schools participated in the tournament that included, Cypress/Buncombe, Jefferson, New Simpson Hill, Pope County, and Vienna. The Cypress/Buncombe Lady Cats finished the tournament with a 4-0 record and won first place honors. …

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PTO continues with generous support for Vienna Grade School

Vienna Grade School District #55 is off to another great start this school year!  The students have completed the first quarter of the academic year and are seeking to match their great efforts of school years’ past.  The students of VGS continue to set high standards and meet expectations in …

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Harper Ford makes donation to VHS

Vienna High School superintendent Edwin Shoemate accepts a check for $2120.00 from Kelly Harper of Harper Ford. The money was the result of the August 25th Drive  4 UR School campaign sponsored by Harper Ford and Ford Motor Company. A $20 donation was made for each test drive done during …

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Parent, teacher conferences this week

Vienna Grade School District #55 will have Parent-Teacher Conferences this Thursday and Friday. Parents are encouraged to attend the conferences to discuss their child’s progress this year. Parents may contact the school at 658-6611 to schedule an appointment to visit with teachers. Or, parents may stop by Thursday evening from …

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Police investigating Thursday morning crash on Rt. 146

The Illinois State Police  and Johnson County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of this crash that happened Thursday, Oct. 11 at around 7:25 a.m. The accident occurred on Illinois Route 146 approximately 2 mile east of the Johnson/Union County line near Pleasant Grove Church. Lindsey Goddard, 19, of Dongola …

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Vienna man sentenced to 5 years

October 10, 2012 – Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced yesterday that Leslie K. Smith (DOB 09-15-1954), of 2285 Old Metropolis Road in Vienna has been sentenced to five (5) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on a charge of Criminal Sexual Assault, a Class 1 Felony. …

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Buncombe News

By Dolly Hopkins Hello everyone. A big congratulations to the Vienna-Goreville football team. Mike Rude and offensive coordinator Al Way and to all team members for becoming playoff eligible after winning last Saturday’s game. The team has come a long way! The Vienna-Goreville football team could earn a home game …

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Reevesville News

By Lee Roy Stafford Hi everybody on a cold Sunday morning here in Reevesville. I think the weather went from summer to winter over night. The coyotes over on the levee are howling early this morning. They are probably searching for a wayward mouse for breakfast. I hope they stay …

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Bicentennial, parade, fireworks featured at annual Fall Festival

The Johnson County Fall Festival will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-6 at the Vienna City Park. The 2012 festival will in part celebrate Johnson County’s 200th anniversary. The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vienna will host this year’s event. Many other sponsors are …

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Local film group awarded at 48-hour Film Fest

You may have recently seen what appeared as an armed robbery in progress at the Family Pizza on the square or what appeared to be the Johnson County Courthouse working over time on a Saturday. Actually, it was just another effort by Vienna filmmaker Kelin Field and his cast and …

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