Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Community

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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Larry Mizell, Rosemary Rouse retire from Family Counseling Center, Inc.

Larry Mizell and Rosemary Rouse greeted guests at a retirement reception, hosted by the Family Counseling Center’s Tri-County Board of Directors, which was held last Sunday afternoon at the Autumn Ridge Supportive Living Facility in Vienna.  Sherrie Crabb, incoming executive director, and Norma Turok, board president, lead the recognition activities. …

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Ambulance responds to wreck on Tunnel Hill Rd.

Two Johnson County residents narrowly escaped serious injuries Thursday morning on Tunnel Hill Road. According to Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Brandy Maynor, 33, of Simpson (far right in photo), was driving this SUV westbound on Tunnel Hill Road, near Webb Lane, when she became distracted. Raising her head she realized …

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Goddard’s in business 40 years

Monday, June 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of Goddard’s Auto Body opening its doors for business in Vienna, making it one of the oldest continuously operated locally-owned businesses in Johnson County.  Owners Jim and Lora Goddard, pictured at left, first opened the business in a small shop across from …

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Vienna students travel to New York City

By Kirsten Trambley Students from Vienna High School had the experience of a lifetime when they recently visited the Big Apple. Fourteen students and one guest participated in a trip to New York City which was chaperoned by Leslie Bradley and Kirsten Trambley. Group leader Leslie Bradley began planning for …

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Vienna FFA Honored at State Convention

More than 3,500 Illinois FFA high school students – including members of the Vienna FFA Chapter – participated in the 2014 Illinois State FFA Convention at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. The 86th annual convention featured a “Planting Your Potential” theme inspired by the 2013-2014 Illinois State FFA …

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Vienna receives award

The City of Vienna was recently awarded Shawnee Development Council’s “Community Action Partnership Award.”  The award is given to an individual or organization that promotes the tenets of community action in meeting the basic needs of the residents of the Shawnee Development Council’s (SDC) service area. The city partnered with …

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Remember the Removal bike riders cross Johnson County during 950-mile journey

The 2014 Remember the Removal bike riders departed the Cherokee Nation Wednesday, May 28, officially beginning a three-week journey to retrace their ancestors’ path along the Trail of Tears that crosses Johnson County. The 13 Cherokee Nation riders met up with six riders from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians …

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Citywide yard sale this weekend

The City of Vienna is hosting a citywide yard sale this Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7. More than 50 yard sales will be happening throughout the city during the two day event. Sales will be at individual homes and at the Vienna City Park. Over 20 vendors will …

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Scholarships presented

Faith Alive, auxiliary of the Vienna Area Christian Ministerial Alliance, presented $500 scholarships to six high school seniors on May 21. The presentations were made during the baccalaureate service sponsored by the Vienna Area Ministerial Alliance and hosted at Gilead Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Simpson. Recipients of the scholarships, pictured from …

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