Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Vienna High School Betas win like champions at state convention

The Vienna High School chapter of the National Senior Beta Club recently attended the state convention in Springfield. Following the trend of all previous state conventions that the club has attended since 2009, this year was a success for students who won numerous awards during the trip on March 1-2. …

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VGS Betas successful once again at state convention

The Vienna Grade School Junior Beta Club attended the 23rd Annual State Junior Beta Convention in Springfield on February 27-28.  The theme of this year’s convention was “Beta Above and Beyond.”  Twenty-six members of the club attended the two-day event.  Throughout the convention, students competed in both academic and artistic …

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Local blood drives set

All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass. With the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, donors can conveniently schedule and manage donation appointments, access their donor card, …

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Vienna library implements new system

Vienna Public Library has implemented an automation project that has been ongoing for several months. Patrons will need new library cards. Make sure the following items are with you before leaving for the library: Drivers license, utility bill or statement with a mailing address or street address and if you …

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Annual Duck Race planned in May

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn The 11th annual Duck Race is scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 7 at the Goreville Village Park from noon to 5:30 p.m. The Duck Race is an annual fundraiser for the Heather Treat Memorial Fund. Heather died from cancer in March of 1994 and …

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Step into Spring Craft Fair planned

The first Step into Spring Craft Fair is scheduled on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vienna Grade School. There will be 30 vendors present, a silent auction and concessions available. The event is hosted by the Vienna Grade School PTO. Those who wished to attend …

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4-H shooting program planned

A 4-H shot gun program is set to begin Sat., March 4, at 10:00 a.m. at Tall Tree Lake near Buncombe. Any youth ages 10 – 18 is eligible to participate. An enrollment fee of $20.00 is due at first meeting. Youth should wear appropriate shoes and dress according to …

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NSH School plans screenings and registration

New Simpson Hill preschool screenings and kindergarten registration is scheduled to be held on Friday, March 17. Parents need to call 658-8536 to set up an appointment. All children ages birth through preschool age, born after Sept. 1, 2012, will be screened and children born on or before Sept, 1, …

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VHS Travel Club set to visit California

The Vienna High School Travel Club is planning a trip to San Francisco and Los Angeles in October. The travel club is sponsored by Mrs. Bradley and Mr. Giffin. Highlights of the trip will include Alcatraz, China Town, Golden State Bridge, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Rodeo Drive. The price …

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Goreville superintendent selected for Shawnee president search committee

Goreville Community Unit School District No. 1 Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb was recently selected by the Shawnee Community College Board of Directors to serve on the 2017 President Search Committee. The Search Committee is charged with reviewing all applicants for their position of president and select finalists for the board. …

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