Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Community

As The Old Saying Goes

A few weeks ago I had the honor of having met Johnson County’s oldest citizen, 105 year old Ann Peckinpaugh. As I drove to meet her that morning, the thought struck that in time I’d like to interview and write about one of Johnson County’s youngest. As I began my …

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Blood drive set in Vienna

A Vienna Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 16, from noon until 6:00 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church.   Summer vacations are over and hopefully readers will take time to come out and donate blood. Volunteers will be serving all the usual goodies furnished by the Red Cross …

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Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star to host fish fry

Vienna Masonic Lodge No. 150 and Egyptian Chapter No. 30 O.E.S. will be hosting an all-you-can-eat fish fry on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Serving will be from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. (or until we run out of fish) at the lodge hall located at 1615 Old Route 146 Loop, …

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Junque Jamboree big success in Vienna

Hats off to Ginger Endrizzi, owner of Vienna Town Square Mall, and to the other Vienna antique dealers on a successful first-ever Johnson County Junque Jamboree held today, September 7th, on the Vienna Square! Approximately 75 vendors and hundreds of shoppers filled streets around the Johnson County Courthouse. Musical entertainment …

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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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