Monday, September 20, 2021

News

Update: IL 146 Construction Delayed

Illinois Department of Transportation was planning to begin construction Monday, July 19 to replace the bridge that crosses over Little Cache Creek near the Vienna City Park, but the project has been delayed.The bridge is on IL 146, just east of the 4-way stop intersection of US 45. According to …

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City of Vienna approves new stop signs on Sixth Street

At the regular meeting of the Vienna City Council on Wednesday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m., the body approved three new locations for stop signs on Sixth Street in Vienna. The signs include a four-way stop at the intersection of Sixth Street and College Street/Fairgrounds Road, another four-way at the …

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Steve Webb Awarded Nick Derzis Safe School Leadership Award

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) have presented the Nick Derzis Safe School Leadership Award for contributions and dedication to a SRO program to Dr. Steve Webb of the Goreville Community Unit School District 1 in Goreville, Illinois. Dr. Webb serves not only as a school administrator and …

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Property tax bills to be mailed

Johnson County real estate tax bills will be mailed Friday July 2, 2021. Be watching for a #10 white double window envelope. Payment options will be provided on the back of the tax statement. Real estate installment due dates are: 1st installment due date is August 6, 2021 2nd installment …

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IDOT Announces I-24 Emergency Road Closure

The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting motorists traveling on eastbound Interstate 24 in Johnson and Massac County of an upcoming road closure beginning at 8p.m. on Thursday, June 24, weather permitting. I-24 will be closed in the eastbound lanes from milepost 16 in Vienna to Milepost 37 near Metropolis. …

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Bicycle Trails Designated in Lake Glendale Recreation Area

Mountain bike enthusiasts will soon have access to the first bicycle trails designated in the Shawnee National Forest. Approximately 19 miles between Lake Glendale Recreation Area and Dixon Springs State Park will now be open with a dual designation for mountain bike use as well as hiking. The trail designation …

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Pandemic Relief Food Giveaway set for May 26

Tri-State Foods will be partnering with the City of Vienna for a pandemic relief food distribution this Wednesday, May 26 at the Vienna City Park at 298 E. Vine Street in Vienna. Starting at 1:00 p.m., 600 boxes of food will be available. No documentation is required.

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VGS Award Ceremony to be held Thursday

By Jordan McBride The 2020-2021 Vienna Grade School Academic Awards Program will be hosted in the new gymnasium on Thursday morning, May 20 at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend this program, designed to recognize the academic accomplishments of Vienna Grade School students throughout the current school year. …

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Illinois 146 widening, roundabout construction to begin in 2023

By Jordan McBride The Illinois Department of Transportation is in the planning and early design stages for dramatic roadway improvements in Vienna. The project will take place on the east side of town and consists of widening Illinois Route 146 to three lanes: two travel lanes and a two-way left …

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