Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Community

Freedom Fest another one to remember

This year’s Goreville Freedom Fest was once again another one to remember on the Fourth of July. The parade was one of the day’s early highlights, with the Goreville United Methodist Church winning first place among the parade floats, while First Pentecostal Church took second. The Royal Court — a …

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Shawnee College Board Names Dr. Kathleen Curphy As Interim-President

Ullin, Il — The Shawnee Community College Board of Trustees announced immediately after their monthly board meeting that Dr. Kathleen Curphy, current Vice President of Academic Affairs, has been appointed as interim president for Shawnee College. Dr. Curphy provides a wealth of experience and achievements in her leadership of two-year …

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Local 4-H collecting donations this month

Clever Clover’s 4-H Club will be teaming up with Napa in Vienna and will be collecting donations for the club to give back to the community and also help the youth learn the importance of working diligently. During the month of May, there will be donation jars in the Vienna …

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Johnson County hosting Easter egg hunts

Johnson County will be the setting for several Easter egg hunts this weekend. Here are some of them: Community Easter egg hunt in Vienna The Vienna Community Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Vienna City Park for children ages 13 and under. Anyone who brings …

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Shawnee Community College Hosting Annual Job Fair Wednesday March 20, 2019

Shawnee Community College will be hosting its annual Career Fair on the main campus of the college located at 8364 Shawnee College Rd. Ullin, IL., on March 20, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon.  The event is free and open to the public. Job seekers should bring resumes, dress professionally and …

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Search continues for head V-G football coach

As the Vienna-Goreville Eagles football team enters its second decade of existence, there is a strong emphasis on finding someone to build a program top to bottom for the Eagles. Vienna-Goreville is searching for its third-ever head coach after the recent resignation/retirement of Mike Rude, who led the program to …

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Christmas Open House has many in attendance

By Dixie Terry The open house at the new location of the Goreville Village Hall brought out a large and enthusiastic crowd on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The former Goreville State Bank, which was later the Planter’s Bank and then Regions Bank, was acquired by …

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Bailey Funeral Home hosts 20th Remembrance Service

Bailey Funeral Home, Vienna, hosted their 20th annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday after, Dec. 2, from 1-3 p.m.  The service’s purpose was to honor loved ones who have passed away. A list was handed out with names of those who were honored, and a candlelight ceremony also took place. …

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Boy Scouts collect food items for local charity

Local cub scouts and boy scouts from troop #41 collected 1,238 non-perishable food items Saturday morning. The scouts previously left blue plastic bags at people’s doors, and the participating residents collected items and replaced the bag on their doors to be picked up. The scouts brought the items to the …

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