Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Yard Sale Postponed

DUE TO A DEATH IN THE FAMILY – The following yard sale has been rescheduled for Sept. 16 & 17: LARGE FAMILY YARD SALE – Fri. & Sat. Sept. 16 & 17. Six miles east of Vienna at 1370 Carr Rd. in covered pavilion, starts at 7:30. Glassware, dishes, linens, small …

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US 45 roadwork at Vienna begins on July 5th

The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting motorists traveling on US 45 in Johnson County of the construction project beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, weather permitting. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by flaggers. The work on US 45 will occur at about a mile north …

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Government Complex Bid Opening Rescheduled

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting scheduled for April 25, 2022 has been rescheduled and will now occur the following day. County Clerk Robin Harper-Whitehead announced the delay on Thursday in an email: “The special meeting for Monday April 25th at 2 p.m. has been rescheduled and canceled …

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What’s next for the Illinois parole board?

Johnson County resident not retained on board By Beth Hundsdorfer Capitol News Illinois In a rare move earlier this week, the state Senate rejected a gubernatorial appointee to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board that passed through its Executive Appointment Committee with a recommendation. The Senate vote may be the beginning …

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Local Officers conduct drug dog searches at VHS

On February 22, Vienna School Resource Officers (Eileen Rochford and Carl Manley) in cooperation with the Vienna Police Department (Bobbie Baker) and the Metropolis Police Department K9 unit (Officer Nick Holland and K9 Krypton) conducted a drug search at VHS. Drug dog searches have been routine and welcome practice at …

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VHS Senior Ayden Rademaker receives SIU’s highest academic scholarship

Last Tuesday, Vienna High School senior Ayden Rademaker received a surprise visit from Southern Illinois University Chancellor Austin Lane, who came to Vienna to present him with the SIU Chancellor Scholarship. The award, SIU’s highest academic scholarship, covers full tuition, fees, room, and board for all four years of undergraduate …

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S7HD adopts new IDPH contact tracing guidelines

Measure ends 650 days of local reporting on case numbers and outbreaks Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) has started the process to move to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) new centralized COVID-19 Contact Tracing process that goes into effect Thursday, January 13th, 2022. As part of that process …

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Fellowship Baptist to host Blood Drive on January 17

By Diane Boget A Red Cross Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Monday, January 17, 2022, in Vienna at the Fellowship Baptist Church. The door prize will be donated by Miles Grocery. We are still in need of donors to meet the Red Cross goal of 55 units of blood. …

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