Thursday, November 26, 2020

Community

Hungry for Missions fundraiser meets goal

Sunday Fellowship Baptist Church hosted their annual Hungry for Missions meal. Their goal was to raise $3,000 to build a sanitation system during a trip to Haiti in July. Serving over 175 meals to famished guests, the team raised over $4,000 for the project and additional costs of the trip. …

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Commissioners sign proclamation

The Johnson County commissioners have proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The board signed a proclamation Monday afternoon during their regular board meeting. Pictured seated from left are  commissioners Phil Stewart, Ernie Henshaw and Jeff Mears. Standing are Johnson County state’s attorney Tambra Cain and county clerk Robin Harper-Whitehead. …

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Cypress Elementary receives grant

Cypress Elementary School has received a grant of $3,110.00 from Ronald McDonald House Charities to purchase new computers for their computer lab. The new computers will allow the students to further their education with up to date technology. Etta Mead, left, of Short Enterprises in Anna presented the check to …

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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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