Saturday, December 15, 2018

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VHS business students take top honors

Vienna High School Business Students took First Place at Shawnee Business Skills Competition on Thursday, March 27.  VHS took home 20 awards, including the Business Student of the Year award, which was awarded to Senior Lucas Wright. Vienna High School Business Teachers Joan Clayton and Drew Lawrence, along with Technology Coordinator …

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Johnson County to nominate a new sheriff after 40 years

Johnson County residents will, or have, cast their vote on many important issues in tomorrow’s, March 18, 2014, primary election, including a new sheriff. Sheriff Elry Faulkner plans to retire at the end of his current term ending December 1, after serving Johnson County for 40 years, with very little …

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Opponents of ballot initiative announce formation of committee

Update Feb. 21:  After first publishing this article with the headline “Proponents for fracking announce formation of committee,” the Times was contacted for a correction as the committee emphasized they are neither “for” nor “against” fracking: First, we made it really clear that our group has nothing to do with …

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Randy J. Dunn to head Southern Illinois University

The SIU Board of Trustees announced Monday that Dr. Randy J. Dunn has been chosen to serve as the eighth President of Southern Illinois University. Randal Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, called Dunn’s selection an important step in the continuation of the proud history of the SIU system. …

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Johnson County prepares for March primaries

Johnson County will hold its 2014 primary elections March 18 for treasurer, sheriff, clerk, commissioner and other state and federal positions all on the ballot. Voters will also decide on two ballot initiatives with one regarding electrical aggregation in the county and the other seeking to ban hydraulic fracturing. “Primaries …

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Illinois State Police ISSUE WINTER WEATHER TRAVEL ADVISORY

Ullin – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials statewide are issuing snow travel advisories and are urging motorists to plan ahead and take the necessary safety precautions while traveling on interstates and state roads.  Drifting snow, wet and icy road conditions may disrupt travel and motorists should allow extra time when …

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Vienna man’s body found in well

VIENNA – The body of a Vienna man was discovered Thursday afternoon in a well located on his property on Old Rt. 146 Loop. Officials believe the well cover collapsed underneath him. Jim Test, in his late 70s, had not been seen or heard from by family members for several …

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Body identified in Vienna

Local authorities have released the identity of the female whose body was discovered this afternoon at the Vienna City Park. Joy Manning, 52, of 111 Illini Ct., Vienna, was found dead in her vehicle Tuesday at around 3:00 p.m. in the park. An autopsy is underway tonight in Williamson County. …

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Body discovered at Vienna park

The Vienna Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the cause of death in the discovery of a female who was found inside a parked vehicle at the Vienna City Park Tuesday afternoon. The identity of the female has not been released pending notification of family. Johnson County …

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What will Justice Antonin Scalia do?

Pam Harris is a mother in Illinois. Her adult son has a disability requiring constant care.   By Scott Reeder – Illinois News Network   WASHINGTON – What will Justice Antonin Scalia do? That was the question courtroom observers were asking Tuesday when a potentially pivotal labor case was argued before …

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