Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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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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Consolidated Election leads to a new face on Vienna High School Board

By Jordan McBride The consolidated election was held on April 6, 2021. The ballot included nine candidates for the Vienna High School Board, with voters choosing four. Winning candidates include David Allbritten with 362 votes,  John Summers with 404 votes, Jay Morgan with 331 votes, and Debbie Jones with 404 …

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Special Issue out Now!

A very special edition of The Vienna Times is hitting newsstands today and will be in your mailbox soon. We would like to give a special thanks to all the local businesses that contributed some fantastic “seasonal” advertisements to this one-of-a-kind issue!

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Sophia Canada, Mason Poland named VHS Homecoming Queen, King

By Jordan McBride VHS Homecoming was held on Saturday, March 12. In a ceremony broadcast live for the community, Sophia Canada was named Homecoming Queen, with Mason Poland as Homecoming King. From left to right: Freshman Attendants Owen Treat and Emmy Vinson, Sophomore Attendants Cambell Douglas and Kassidy Taylor, Junior …

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Miles Brothers Foods Set to Open Temporary Location March 13th

By Jordan McBride After an overnight fire damaged Miles Brothers Foods last weekend, the store was forced to close. In the announcement of the closure on the store’s Facebook page Saturday, the Miles brothers stated that they were looking forward to opening back up as quickly as possible. Less than …

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Vienna Mayor Jon Simmons Laid to Rest

Vienna Mayor Jon A. Simmons was laid to rest on Monday, February 1 at the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, with full military rites. Mayor Jon passed away on Wednesday, January 27 in his home. Simmons served as mayor for the last 12 years and operated an auction service across Southern Illinois …

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