Thursday, May 19, 2022

Community

Two blood drives planned in November

The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult. The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means Something winter campaign runs through Jan. 6, 2014, and …

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Watch for your Scouting for Food bag

Cub Scout Pack 41 and Boy Scout Troop 41, sponsored by the Vienna First Methodist Church and Vienna First Baptist Church, needs your help – and so do many families in our community. The local Scouts are participating in the annual Scouting for Food Drive this fall. The 2013 food …

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Enjoy the beauty of fall colors on the Shawnee National Forest

  With hues of red, yellow and orange abounding, the U.S. Forest Service is urging people to get outdoors, spend time in rural communities and urban forests, and enjoy one of nature’s most spectacular seasons with its Fall Colors 2013 campaign. “America’s public lands, particularly our national forests, are among …

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Staffords Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Wimpy (William) and Alice (Hemphill) Stafford were united in marriage on November 2, 1963.  They have two children; Jerry Stafford of Vienna, and Jody (Joe) Sanders of Grantsburg, and four grandchildren; Joshua and Jerrah Stafford, Amber Dry, and Jade Sanders. Please join us in celebrating this very special occasion by …

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Miles Married 50 Years

Virgil Deon and Arlene Murrie Miles of Rural Vienna will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their family at Patty’s in Grand Rivers, Ky. Virgil and Arlene were married on Nov. 2, 1963, at the Christian Church in Vienna. They have two sons, Tony and Lecia of Paducah, Ky., and …

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As The Old Saying Goes

Millions of Americans drive through a fast food restaurant at least once a day.  We expect, and most times get, the familiar product.  What we don’t expect is to leave feeling like we’ve just met one of the most promising young people to ever cross our path. At the end …

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What’s Flying At VHS

By Markayla Johnson As always many things are going on at Vienna High School. As some sports wind down, others start winding up for their upcoming seasons. The girls volleyball team’s season came to an end with a loss to Hamilton County. The senior volleyball girls were honored before their …

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Trick or Treating postponed in Johnson County until Friday

The City of Vienna, Village of Goreville, Village of Cypress and Village of Buncombe have all postponed Trick or Treating until Friday, due to the possibility of inclement weather expected Thursday evening. Trick or Treating will be for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 1, in Vienna, Cypress and Buncombe. and …

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A splendid convention in Vienna

By Toby Hightower I have always been a devotee of the ideals of the ACHA. But, I have never joined the organization. You could come to an ACHA meeting in bib overalls or wearing an expensive suit, and you can be a PhD or just a farm hand and you …

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As the Old Saying Goes

Ever since childhood I have had an overwhelming need for things to be fair, for people to be nice, and for things to be balanced in the sense that no one should benefit more so than anyone else, and especially, not at someone else’s expense.  Adults would pat me on …

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