Thursday, January 26, 2023

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Johnson County Schools Resume Classes

Johnson County schools are set to resume classes this week after months of planning on how best to safely reopen. Governor Pritzker ordered all Illinois Public schools to close for the remainder of the academic year on April 17, cutting the Spring semester short as many districts scrambled to adjust …

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Coach Ron to hold book signing event in Anna

Darla Hannan (Waters), others to be available for signatures Coach Ron Fulenwider will have a book signing August 29 at the First Christian Church off Mallard Lane in Anna. The event will be in conjunction with a fund raising event for a church family member in need of assistance, due …

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Frequently-asked questions regarding vote by mail

The Vienna Times consulted the Johnson County Clerk and Election Authority, as well as guidance provided from the Illinois State Board of Elections in compiling this list of frequently-asked questions regarding vote by mail. Do I have to vote by mail? Voting by mail is not necessary or required. SB1863 …

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SCC teams up with The Vienna Times for free subscription drawing

Shawnee Community College partnered with the Vienna Times to offer three print subscriptions for one year to the winners of a drawing. Joe Emery of Vienna, Brook Shoemaker of Vienna and William David Oliver of Grantsburg were the lucky winners. Submissions were accepted via a form in each issue of …

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Buncombe, Cypress, New Simpson Hill, Vienna Grade and Vienna High School Reopening Plan Frequently Asked Questions

From the administration of Buncombe, Cypress, NSH, VGS and VHS What are the current options for returning to school in August? You will have  the option to select in-person or remote learning instruction for your student at the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Option 1: In-Person Option: By enrolling …

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Ozark man found guilty of first degree murder

In the People of the State of Illinois vs. Dennis F. M. Schapmire, the Johnson County jury found the defendant guilty of two counts of first degree murder and one count of aggravated battery with a firearm in the 2015 killing of his father, Nicholas G. Schapmire at their home …

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Cypress Elementary School announces registration details

Submitted by Cypress Elementary School Administration Cypress Elementary School begins the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, August 13th. School will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. on the first day (half-day staff workshop), with a 2:00 p.m. dismissal on August 14th. Bus routes and times may vary for the 2020-21 school …

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Shawnee College releases presidential candidate list and biographical information

Shawnee Community College has officially released the names and biographical information of the eight candidates to be interviewed for the vacant college president position. The Presidential Search Committee, with approval of Shawnee Community College’s Board of Trustees, has selected Dr. Denise Crews, Dr. Heather Bigard, Dr. Kathleen Curphy, Dr. Timothy …

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IHSA defers to IDPH, others on Return to Play

By Mike Buhler The Illinois High School Association announced last week that it will defer to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois State Board of Education and the Governor’s Office on all of its Return To Play Guidelines moving forward. “The IHSA, through their Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, …

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Election Office in Johnson County to Send out Vote-by-Mail Applications to All Voters

In response  to COVID-19, the State of Illinois passed SB1863 which was signed into law by Governor Pritzker. Under this law, applications to vote are to be mailed to every voter who voted in Johnson County from the General Election 2018, Consolidated Election 2019 and the Primary Election 2020. Vote …

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