Saturday, February 4, 2023

Vienna Times

Vehicle overturns in downtown Vienna

John Obourn of Vienna escaped serious injuries Friday when the Jeep Liberty he was driving made contact with a vehicle driven by Nisabea Veach, also of Vienna, near the Vienna post office. The crash happened at approximately 12:05 p.m. According to Vienna police, both Obourn and Veach were traveling east …

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e-Editions free trial to end in July

The Vienna Times and Goreville Gazette successfully launched websites last month with an introductory offer of free, unlimited access to their e-Editions and free e-Edition subscriptions to current print subscribers. With more than 350 visits in the past two weeks to the e-Editions, publisher Lonnie Hinton said he was pleased …

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Changing of the guard

Former Vienna Fire Chief and part-time police officer Floyd Koehler and his wife Linda (above) display the retirement cake during a reception last week at city hall. Floyd retired on May 31. Aaron Goldstein (below) was sworn in as the new Vienna Fire Chief by mayor Jon Simmons. The mayor …

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Drought conditions continue

The City of Vienna has issued a water conservation notice until further notice. “Even though there is no immediate threat to the current supply, the request to conserve water is a preventative measure,” said city superintendent Gene McNeely.  “The city’s water supply is lower than normal for this time of …

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Floyd Koehler to retire from police department, fire chief

Longtime Vienna police officer and current fire chief Floyd Koehler will retire on May 31. Koehler has been a servant of the City of Vienna for over 36 years. He began his career with the city as a volunteer fireman and was later hired as a part-time police officer in …

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Memorial Day program held Monday in Vienna

The Memorial Day program, that has become a tradition in Vienna, was held Monday on the grounds of the Carnegie Library in Vienna. As the Johnson County courthouse clock struck 11 a.m., patriotic music could be heard echoing around the historic square. A welcome was given by Loudene Lemme, regent …

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Viennas Spring Fling this weekend with expanded activities

2.5k fun run/walk, beer tent added The City of Vienna will be hosting its annual Spring Fling this weekend. The festival will be this weekend at the Vienna City Park. The festivities will run Thursday and Friday from 5 to 10:00 p.m., and Saturday from 1 to 10:00 p.m. Many …

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Vienna Class of 2012

The 2011-12 school year will come to a close next week. To honor all graduates, this week’s Times includes a special section that features the graduates of the local grade schools and Vienna High School. Vienna Grade School’s graduation is set for tonight, Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. New …

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Deadline approaching to submit historic photo

A Pictorial History of Johnson County – Second Edition, 2012, The Bicentennial Year Anyone wishing to submit historic photos for the pictorial history book being published by The Vienna Times should be doing so soon. The deadline for photo submissions is April 26. Design and layout of the book will begin …

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