Thursday, January 20, 2022

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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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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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DAR holds Memorial Day service

The Daniel Chapman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted the annual Memorial Day Service Monday, May 26, at the Vienna Library. The service was well attended by veterans, family members and friends. Memorial Day Service event co-chair Margaret Mathis served as mistress of ceremony. Co-chair Jeanne McKenzie …

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VHS holds Spring Concert

Vienna High School music department held its annual Spring Concert Tuesday evening, May 20, in the commons. The musicians, under the direction of Dustin Newbold, presented several selections in front of a packed house. During the event, Newbold presented five awards; The John Phillip Sousa Award was given to Brandon …

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Lighthouse project takes form

After nearly 15 years in the making, the Eagle House Ministries’ lighthouse project is finally taking full form. It is expected to be completed by the end of this year. Plans are underway for an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the lighthouse in early fall. The four-story structure …

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VHS graduation to be held Friday

Presenting Vienna High School Class of 2014 (Click on photo to enlarge) Vienna High School will hold graduation ceremonies Friday, May 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium with 71 students graduating. This week’s edition of The Vienna Times features the high school class, as well as eighth grade graduates …

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