Monday, September 20, 2021

News

Harper Ford Sets Up Temporary Location After Destructive Fire

Editor’s note: The staff of Harper Ford is currently set up at the Jackson Hewitt building in the industrial park at 45 Commercial Drive, Suite B in Vienna. They are at the east end of the building.  Harper Ford may be reached at their regular phone number, 618-658-9135. The City …

Read More »

Johnson County Property Assessments

The 2020 Johnson County Property Assessment list will be published in the December 31, 2020 issue of The Vienna Times. The assessments are included in a 22-page special section available on newsstands or via the internet in an e-edition. A $9 trial of the e-edition is available here.

Read More »

Third Annual Vienna Christmas on the Square

Even cold December rain could not dampen the seasonal spirit at the third annual Christmas on the Square. The event, hosted by Revive Vienna and the Johnson County Revitalization Committee, continued this year even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Carriage Rides were a highlight of the event, with …

Read More »

VGS Student Raises $800 for Family of Crash Victim

Lilee Black, 10, of Vienna presented Juanita Baker last week with an $800 check for the family of Aidan Baker. Baker was killed in a crash in October. Lilee herself made and sold bracelets for the fundraiser, making over 150 bracelets and collecting donations. Lilee is the child of Jared …

Read More »

Judge Williamson Retires After a Lifetime of Public Service

By Jordan McBride After 42 years on the bench, the Honorable Judge James R. Williamson’s last day as Johnson County Circuit Judge was Monday, November 30, 2020. Judge Williamson leaves behind him a legacy of judicial accomplishments and a lifetime of service to the people of Johnson County. On the …

Read More »

County Officials Sworn In

Newly elected county officials took oath their oath of office Tuesday morning, December 1, at the swearing-in ceremony at the Johnson County Courthouse. The honorable Judge Cord Wittig, of Massac County, presided over the ceremony, remarking that the Johnson County’s circuit judge-elect, Sarah Tripp, is set to take office next …

Read More »

I’ve Never Been This Age Before!

By Rosemary O’Keefe Hello! The virus scare and my health have not been too trying for me to stay in; however, I do miss the interaction I often had as I got out and about. I recently had an at-home experience that gave me a philosophical and humorous review of …

Read More »

Shawnee Worship Center Hosts Drive-Up Food Giveaway

Last month, Shawnee Worship Center in Vienna partnered with Molina Healthcare to donate hundreds of bags of food to local families. Just before Thanksgiving, around a dozen volunteers worked to hand out 400 bags of food. Each tote contained enough food for several meals. The process was contactless, with each …

Read More »

Food Availability Not in Question Ahead of Holiday Season 

By Illinois Farm Bureau With concerns resurfacing over possible food shortages, a study from a national farm group found the supply chain is as resilient as ever – and it’s showing up in the form of lower prices for many traditional Thanksgiving dinner ingredients.  This year, the American Farm Bureau …

Read More »