Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Buncombe News

By Dolly Hopkins Hello everyone. We are having the best weather ever, here in Southern Illinois. The trees are just bursting with colors. I love when I am driving and the leaves are falling like snow. In my humble opinion, I think our life stages are very much like nature …

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Narrowband upgrades now complete

Johnson County 911 coordinator sent a text Friday evening announcing, “Narrowbanding is complete, normal radio operation has resumed. All Johnson Co frequencies are now narrowband.” And with that text more than a year of planning came to fruition as the municipal, police and emergency radios of Johnson County completed an …

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Fort Massac Encampment takes place on Oct. 20-21

Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis will host one of the state’s most popular fall festivals when the annual Fort Massac Encampment is held at the park on Oct. 20-21. “The Fort Massac Encampment is an exciting, colorful mix of history, pageantry and family fun,” said Illinois Department of Natural …

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PTO continues with generous support for Vienna Grade School

Vienna Grade School District #55 is off to another great start this school year!  The students have completed the first quarter of the academic year and are seeking to match their great efforts of school years’ past.  The students of VGS continue to set high standards and meet expectations in …

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Harper Ford makes donation to VHS

Vienna High School superintendent Edwin Shoemate accepts a check for $2120.00 from Kelly Harper of Harper Ford. The money was the result of the August 25th Drive  4 UR School campaign sponsored by Harper Ford and Ford Motor Company. A $20 donation was made for each test drive done during …

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Parent, teacher conferences this week

Vienna Grade School District #55 will have Parent-Teacher Conferences this Thursday and Friday. Parents are encouraged to attend the conferences to discuss their child’s progress this year. Parents may contact the school at 658-6611 to schedule an appointment to visit with teachers. Or, parents may stop by Thursday evening from …

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Buncombe News

By Dolly Hopkins Hello everyone. A big congratulations to the Vienna-Goreville football team. Mike Rude and offensive coordinator Al Way and to all team members for becoming playoff eligible after winning last Saturday’s game. The team has come a long way! The Vienna-Goreville football team could earn a home game …

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Reevesville News

By Lee Roy Stafford Hi everybody on a cold Sunday morning here in Reevesville. I think the weather went from summer to winter over night. The coyotes over on the levee are howling early this morning. They are probably searching for a wayward mouse for breakfast. I hope they stay …

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A Pictorial History Second Edition Available Now!

  A Pictorial History of Johnson County, Second Edition- “2012, The Bicentennial Year” are now available! Stop by The Vienna Times office and pick up your copy today! Or, click on the advertisement located on the right side of this page to order online. Watch for our booth at the …

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Bicentennial, parade, fireworks featured at annual Fall Festival

The Johnson County Fall Festival will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-6 at the Vienna City Park. The 2012 festival will in part celebrate Johnson County’s 200th anniversary. The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vienna will host this year’s event. Many other sponsors are …

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