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Camp Ondessonk hosts Haunted Hayride 

Camp Ondessonk, Ozark, hosted its annual Haunted Hayride event Friday and Saturday nights. The hayride lasted about an hour, complete with sppoky props, and actors in costume who jump, scream and sometimes chase the vehicle you’re riding in.

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Police need your help

The Vienna Police Department is seeking information from the public on the identity of the person seen here on store video.  This person broke in to the ROC One convenience store at the Vienna 4-way stop early Friday morning, Oct. 26, by breaking the drive-thru window. It was reported the …

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Williams receives Hometown Hero Award

By Jessica Wettig While attending his child’s ball game on Friday night, Vienna Fire Chief and Johnson County Treasurer Brent Williams was surprised when it was announced he was receiving the Hometown Hero Award. “I was completely caught off guard,” he said. This award is given to community members who …

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General Election Day set for Tuesday, Nov. 6

Election Day is set for Tues., Nov. 6, and there are several categories on the ballot. At the state level, Governor and Lieutenant Governor candidates include: JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton (Democrat); Bruce Rauner and Evelyn Sanguinetti (Republican); Grayson Kash Jackson—formerly known as Benjamin Adam Winderweedle until named changed Aug. …

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NSH announces attendance winners

New Simspon Hill announced the perfect attendance winners for the month of September. New Simpson Hill rewards students with perfect attendance each month.  Students that have perfect attendance for an entire month are rewarded with an ice cream party to celebrate their accomplishment.   Additionally, those students’ names are entered …

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VGS hosts book fair

Vienna Grade School 5th grade students enjoyed the first day of the book fair on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 10. 

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BGS students take a bite for Great Apple Crunch

Buncombe Grade School took part in Great Lakes Apple Crunch Day on Thurs., Oct. 11 at noon. Places with kids aged K-12, such as schools and hospitals, in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio celebrated this event at the same time.  This event is part of National Farm to …

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Vienna Grade School hosts Fall Festival

VGS students enjoy the Garden Club Night Under the Lights at the Vienna Gade School and Parent-Teacher Organization Fall Festival Thursday night, Oct. 11 The event was held from 5-7 p.m.  The event consisted of a Chicken and Dumpling dinner, the VGS Teachers’ Assocation Book Fair in the Jack Gorden …

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RSVP delivers stuffed toys to Johnson County emergency responders

By Jessica Wettig On Thursday morning, Oct. 11, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Southern Illinois (RSVP) traveled to all 12 counties to deliver stuffed toys to police departments. These included the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Vienna Police Department and Buncombe Fire Department. RSVP Director Amber Anderson said this …

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Salute to Our Veterans Signup Form

This special pull-out section, published in commemoration of Veteran’s Day, will honor the accomplishments of area men and women who have served our nation in the U.S. armed forces. It will feature the accomplishments of our veterans, both living and deceased, and is designed as a “Keeper Section”. The keeper …

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