Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Community

Cagle’s Tire & Wheel closes doors

  Bill and Sue Cagle, owners of Cagle’s Tire & Wheel, Towing & Recovery in Vienna recently announced they will be retiring next month. They will hold an absolute auction September 10 to sell everything at the store. The Cagles opened the business here in 1998. Bill has been in …

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As the Old Saying Goes

By Myra Wood Bennett There are several of us who write for The Vienna Times. We all more than likely have our own way of how we approach our work. There is probably an assumption by us as well as readers that most if not all of us use a …

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Commissioners approve non-binding resolution against progressive taxes

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which they agreed to sign a non-binding resolution favoring Illinois’ income tax to remain a non-graduated rate. Americans for Prosperity Southern Illinois representative Travis Akin spoke before the commissioners to request their signature on the resolution saying lawmakers …

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Ullin comes to life during annual Cache River Days

The 19th annual Cache River Days festival in Ullin is set for September 6, 7 and 8. This year’s theme is “Cache River Roots Run Deep.” The annual event brings old friends back together, and invites new ones, to spend the week end visiting and enjoying planned activities at the …

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2013 Union County Fair planned in Anna

Fair time is here.The 133rd Union County Fair is scheduled to begin with activities on Friday, Aug. 16. The fair continues through Sunday, Aug. 25. Once again this year, the fair will take place at the Anna City Park. Here’s a look at the schedule of events. Friday, Aug. 16 …

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VFW still accepting donations to restore or replace Honor Roll

The Vienna VFW, Post 5222, is still accepting donations to restore, repair and/or replace the Johnson County Military Honor Roll monument located on the Vienna Public Square, in front of the library. Anyone who would like to help may send donations to the Vienna VFW Post 5222, P.O. Box 561, …

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Chamber meeting set for Friday in Vienna

The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce will hold its regular monthly meeting Friday, August 16, at 12 noon at Newt’s Pizza in Vienna. The luncheon will be buffet style luncheon and everyone is welcome. This month’s speaker will be Jody Johnson. Johnson is the County Extension Director for University of …

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Reevesville News

By LeeRoy Stafford  Hi everybody on a sunny Sunday morning here in Reevesville after another rainy week. The farmers like this rainy weather. It makes those crops grow. The squirrel hunting season is in now but after all the rain we’ve had the hunters aren’t hunting yet with all the …

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Local design firm competing to bring jobs to Johnson County

Shawnee Survey & Consulting Inc., a land surveying and engineering firm headquartered in Vienna, has been a part of Johnson County’s business landscape since it was founded in early 1995. Since that time, the company has gradually built a reputation that they are using now to expand services and create …

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“As The Old Saying Goes”: An interview with Ann Peckinpaugh

By Myra Wood Bennett The great Thomas Jefferson once said never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. That can be excellent advice for staying abreast of one’s daily demands in this society and its breakneck pace.  But as I learned this week, it is also good advice …

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