Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag Archives: downtown Vienna

Vienna Square apartment fire worse in more than 60 years

Vienna City Fire Chief Aaron Goldenstein said the last time the city experienced a fire the size of Monday’s was more than 60 years ago; he would be happy if it was another 60 or more before the next. Fire departments from Vienna, Goreville, Buncombe, New Burnside, Carrier Mills and …

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Rep. Phelps’ comments on recent attacks in Illinois’ prisons

February 7, 2013 Dear Editor: Coincidently, it was almost exactly one year ago, that Governor Quinn unveiled his plan to close the Tamms Correctional Center, a move that put 300 Southern Illinoisans in the unemployment line.  After this announcement I was determined to do everything in my power to reverse …

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Filmmakers, stars in Vienna this week

A filming crew of nearly 50 people were in Vienna earlier this week, as they filmed segments of an upcoming movie, Dig Two Graves, written and directed by Hunter Adams. Local filming took place at what is locally known as the Old Kuykendall Home on West Main Street, and at …

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Vehicle overturns in downtown Vienna

John Obourn of Vienna escaped serious injuries Friday when the Jeep Liberty he was driving made contact with a vehicle driven by Nisabea Veach, also of Vienna, near the Vienna post office. The crash happened at approximately 12:05 p.m. According to Vienna police, both Obourn and Veach were traveling east …

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