Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Sam’s IGA catches fire

A heating/cooling unit caught fire Sunday evening at the Sam’s IGA store in Vienna. The unit was located on top of the store, also causing damage to the roof. The damage was so extensive that they will need to make use of a company like the Dominion Roofing Company to …

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Property tax assessment changes, 2012 quadrennial published

The Johnson County real estate property tax assessment changes for 2012, submitted by supervisor of assessments Danell Mott, are printed in the December 6th issue of The Vienna Times.  Also included in the issue are the 2012 quadrennial assessments for Elvira, Bloomfield, Simpson and Cache townships. The values listed are …

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Mears to serve as new chairman of county commissioners

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday afternoon, which was designated as an organizational meeting in which appointments to various boards were made as well as the election of a new chairman. Commissioner Jeff Mears, now in his fourth year sitting on the board, was elected …

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Couple apprehended in Eagle Point Bay shooting investigation

December  5,  2012  –  Late  this afternoon John L. Cunningham, 41, and his wife,  Janet S. Cunningham, 43, were taken into custody without incident by Kentucky  State  Police  and  U.S.  Marshals  near  Madisonville, Kentucky. After  an  extensive  manhunt  began  late  Monday  night leading police to locations  in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky, the couple …

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City clerk gives 2-week notice

Vienna City Clerk, Virginia Monroe gave notice Tuesday morning, Nov. 27, of her intent to resign from the elected position in two weeks. Monroe was elected to the 4-year position in the 2009 consolidated election. City councilman Greg Gordon told The Vienna Times Tuesday, “I received a call from (Monroe) …

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Thanksgiving morning accident

A Thanksgiving morning two-vehicle crash in Johnson County sent two people to the hospital with injuries. The accident happened at approximately 8:00 Thursday morning at the intersection of US 45 and Gilead Church Road. Amber R. Smith, 21, of Simpson was westbound of Gilead Church Road and US 45. Lenzie M. …

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1st Deer Season comes to close, Send us your photos!

Illinois Firearm Deer First-Season Harvest Totals Over 72,000 Deer Increase of more than 5,000 over last year’s first weekend SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today reported that hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 72,111 deer during the opening weekend of the 2012 Illinois …

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Tuesday morning crash injures one

Illinois State Police responded a two-vehicle crash that happened at approximately 7:55 a.m. Tuesday morning, Nov. 13, at the intersection of Rt. 146 and Reevesville Road, in front of Shawnee Correctional Center, in eastern Johnson County. A passenger car traveling north on Reevesville Road, driven by Christian Covey, 18, failed …

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O’Neal, Cain to take office Dec. 1

With 100-percent of Johnson County precincts reporting before 9 p.m. Tuesday night, local general election unofficial results unseated States Attorney Tricia Shelton and pushed through Ryan O’Neal as Circuit Clerk. Turnout for Johnson County’s 17 precincts was a few points behind its last general elections with 70.35-percent of its 8,172 …

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I-Cash event held in Vienna

Johnson County residents are responsible for $277,738 in unclaimed property being held by the Illinois State Treasurer’s office and they want to give it back. Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford was in Vienna Tuesday morning promoting an I-Cash event in which residents of Johnson County could have the Treasurer’s records …

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