Sunday, February 28, 2021

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Vienna High School Homecoming activities set

Game, coronation scheduled for Friday The Vienna High School 2016 Homecoming is Friday, Jan. 15. The Eagles will host Eldorado in the homecoming game, with the JV game beginning at 5:45 p.m., followed by the varsity game. Coronation will follow the varsity game, culminating with the crowning of the VHS …

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Fire claims the life of a New Burnside man

A New Burnside man was killed early Monday morning, Dec. 21, when the mobile home he was living in caught fire. The New Burnside Fire Department was called to 113 W. 4th St. in New Burnside at 12:05 a.m. When they arrived the home was fully engulfed by fire. Larry …

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Phelps designs House Bill to prevent closure of Hardin County Work Camp

By Julie Farley, Editor Hardin County Independent State Representative Brandon Phelps held a brief news conference at the entrance to the Hardin County Work Camp on Tuesday morning, Nov. 3, on its behalf. Phelps announced that he had introduced legislation that would protect the Work Camp from being closed by Governor …

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Groundbreaking held for new honor roll

There were around 50 people gathered on the lawn of the Vienna Carnegie Library on Friday afternoon for the ground breaking of the new Johnson County Honor Roll. Richard Brumley of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Beggs-Gurley Post 5222, who has led the charge to have this new monument built, …

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Farm Bureaus hold Safety Day Camp at Vienna park

Johnson, Massac, Union and Pulaski-Alexander County Farm Bureaus joined efforts to host a Safety Day Camp Thursday, Sept. 24, for 4th grade students in five counties. Over 400 students and teachers attended the event at the Vienna City Park to learn more about safety awareness in our rural area. The …

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Lt. Governor Sanguinetti visits Johnson County

Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti made a surprise visit to Max Creek Antiques in Vienna late Thursday afternoon, Aug. 27, as shop owner Carol Gerdes was closing her shop on the square. Sanguinetti stopped in the antique shop after touring the historic Johnson County courthouse, located across the street. She was then …

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Larry Mizell named board president of new ROE

Larry Mizell, of rural Simpson, has been named board president of Franklin-Johnson-Massac-Williamson Regional Board of School Trustees. Regional Office of Education superintendent Matt Donkin announced Mizell’s appointment after the completion of the re-organizational meeting Friday, August 7. Also seated on the newly formed ROE Board of Trustees were John Gardner …

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First property tax installment due Friday, Aug. 14

Johnson County treasurer Brent Williams reminds real estate owners that Friday, August 14, 2015 is the last day to pay the first installment of their Johnson County real estate taxes without penalties. After Friday there will be a 1.5% per month interest charged on any portion of the first installment …

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