Monday, May 29, 2023


Reflecting on the golden age of the silver screen in Vienna

[slider_pro id=”3″] By Captain Rex Settlemoir For most of us who spent our formative years in Vienna and Johnson County during the 1940s, 1950s, or early 1960s, we have fond memories of watching movies at the Grand Theatre on the North side of the square. We can vividly recall the …

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Open for business

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Vienna’s newest business, Vienna Town Square Mall – Antiques and More, held an official ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon. The shop is owned by Ginger Endrizzi and Pam Flora. It is located on the east side of the Vienna square, next to Faith Alive. Those participating in the ceremony were …

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Vienna Grade School registration August 1-2

Vienna Grade School begins the 2012-2013 school year on Wedneday, August 15th. School will be dismissed at 11:00 a.m. on the first day, with a 2:00 p.m. dismissal on August 16th & 17th. Bus routes and times will be approximately the same as last year. Please call the school office …

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New Simpson Hill registration set for July 31

New Simpson Hill will have registration for the 2012-2013 school year on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. New Simpson Hill District #32 will open the school year with Staff Institute Days on Monday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14. The first day for student attendance …

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Doors open Aug. 15 at Cypress School

The school doors will open at 7:50 a.m. for Cypress Elementary School as they begin the 2012-2013 school year on Wednesday, August 15. Breakfast will be served on Wednesday and students will dismiss at 10:30 a.m. School will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. August 16 and 17. Beginning on Monday, August …

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Johnson County Beta compete at the National Conventions

Elizabeth Korb of VHS placed 5th in Colored Pencil Drawing at the National Senior Beta Convention.   The Vienna Grade and High Schools recently returned, with several awards, from Greensboro, North Carolina after attending the National Junior Beta Convention held on June 23-26 and the National Beta Convention from June …

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Vienna fireworks postponed

The city of Vienna announced today that its annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration is postponed due to dangerous drought conditions. No new date has been set. Vienna follows on the heels of surrounding Southern Illinois communities such as Marion, Carterville, Carbondale and Murphysboro who have all postponed July 4th …

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Vienna and Goreville to celebrate the 4th of July

Residents Celebrate Freedom Fest

Fireworks in Vienna The City of Vienna will host a free fireworks display on July 4th at the Vienna ballfields starting at dusk. Freedom Fest  in Goreville With just a week to go before Goreville kicks off its annual Fourth of July celebration, now in its third year as an …

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Pearl Brown to celebrate 100th birthday July 10

Special to The Vienna Times by Dee Dee Adams Family and friends are invited to the centennial birthday celebration for Pearl Brown. Cake will be served from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 7 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Vienna. Pearl Ines Vinson was born July 10, 1912 near …

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Changing of the guard

Former Vienna Fire Chief and part-time police officer Floyd Koehler and his wife Linda (above) display the retirement cake during a reception last week at city hall. Floyd retired on May 31. Aaron Goldstein (below) was sworn in as the new Vienna Fire Chief by mayor Jon Simmons. The mayor …

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