Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Community

New auto repair business opens in Vienna

A large crowd attended the Monday grand opening and ribbon cutting of Johnson County’s newest business, Vienna Automotive Center. Vienna Automotive Center, located on East Vine Street at the entrance to Vienna’s industrial park, will provide complete automotive repair and maintenance services. Rob and Amanda Sullivan of Lick Creek, pictured …

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Vienna’s drinking water should improve

Drinking water in Vienna should improve in coming months with the addition of a solar-powered water circulating system in the city’s reservoir. Vienna recently received an Illinois Environmental Agency grant that allowed the city to purchase the system. According to water plant operator Herb Hosfeldt, with the IEPA grant, the …

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VHS adds 3-D technology to training arsenal

Vienna High School recently purchased a digital 3-D replicator through a grant and two private donations. Rick and Susan Odum and Morris and Danell Mott provided additional funds for the purchase of the new equipment. The 3-D replicator, some people refer to it as a 3-D printer, is able to …

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VHS Beta Club celebrates achievements

Submitted by Kirsten Trambley The Vienna High School Beta Club held their Beta Performances, Awards and Induction Night on Saturday, March 29, at 6 p.m. in the gym. The evening was held to celebrate inducting new members and the successes of members at this year’s Ill. Senior Beta Club Convention. …

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River to River Relay brings thousands to Johnson County this Saturday

The 28th annual River to River Relay will be held Saturday, April 12. Two thousand runners from across the country will be crossing Johnson County as they make their way to the finish line in Golconda. The race begins early Saturday morning at McGee Hill in LaRue Pine Hills near …

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Vienna FFA hosts annual Alumni Banquet

By McKenzie Mattox After months of rigorous planning, the Vienna FFA held their annual Alumni FFA Banquet on Friday March 28 at 6 pm in the Vienna High School commons area, resulting in the biggest turn out that they have ever had.  The retiring chapter officers installed the newly elected …

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Quack quack!

It is time to get your ‘ducks in a row’ for the 8th Annual Duck Race to help Johnson County cancer patients. The Duck Race is a family fun event to be held Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Bella Terra Winery on Parker City Road near Tunnel Hill.   Race …

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Heartland Ag celebrates grand opening

Heartland Ag Service and Auto Repair, located on the east edge of Vienna, held a grand opening/ribbon cutting celebration Saturday, March 29. During the celebration, staff members provided a free fish dinner for the public in attendance. Pictured during the ribbon cutting were, front row from left, Albert Burgess, Seth …

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Recycling returns to Vienna

After weeks of weather and material delays, the final touches to the new recycling bin are complete. The recycling program in Vienna reopened at the city park Tuesday evening. The portable unit, constructed by Vienna Correctional Center, features six individual bins that open from the top  and are removable for …

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Airman Dean Peebels awarded Meritorious Civilian Service Medal

Dean Peebels, son of Ronald D. and Ellen (Owen) Peebels of rural Simpson, was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal on February 21, 2014, by AFDW Commander Maj. Gen. Sharon K. G. Dunbar. The awards ceremony was held at Joint Base Andrews, Md. As the Director of Staff, Headquarters Air …

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