Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag Archives: Illinois

Judge Williamson elected chief judge

The Circuit Judges of the First Judicial Circuit have elected a new chief judge, effective May 9, 2014. Johnson County Presiding Circuit Judge James Williamson was elected to fill the post after his predecessor, Circuit Judge Mark H. Clarke, announced he would not seek another term as Chief Judge. Judge …

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Vienna man’s body found in well

VIENNA – The body of a Vienna man was discovered Thursday afternoon in a well located on his property on Old Rt. 146 Loop. Officials believe the well cover collapsed underneath him. Jim Test, in his late 70s, had not been seen or heard from by family members for several …

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GRAND CHAIN – A small town refuses to fade into history

By Ila Ulrich, former editor of the Cairo Citizen Grand Chain, Illinois is a small town that at one time boasted restaurants; a movie theater; at least three grocery stores; a farm implement dealership; a train depot; a jail house; taverns; several denominations of Christian churches, an elementary and high …

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Verla Mae (VanCleve) Harner – Death notice

Verla Mae (VanCleve) Harner, 72, of Vienna, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, August 9, 2013, at 12:50 p.m. (EST) at the home of her daughter Connie Hambrick in Louisville, Kentucky. Funeral arrangements Verla Mae Harner are incomplete at this time at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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Standoff concludes without incident Tuesday evening

Authorities in Johnson County and Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 confirmed the conclusion of a four-day standoff that began Saturday with officers responding to a domestic disturbance on Old Cypress Road near Vienna and ended Tuesday evening with the arrest of two residents. Charles F. Averitt, 79, of Vienna …

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Shaun H. Saltzman – Obituary

Shaun H. Saltzman, age 33 years, a resident of rural Simpson, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning, March 30, 2013, at 3:49 a.m. near Herrin, Illinois. Shaun was born June 22, 1979 in Paducah, Kentucky. He was the son of David Harvey Saltzman and Elizabeth “Betty” (Kubian) Saltzman. Shaun was united in …

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Donald Bruce Walter – Obituary

Donald Bruce Walter, 75, a resident of rural Vienna, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon March 17, 2013, at 3:45 p.m. at the Baptist Health Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Donald Bruce was born on July 13, 1937 in the Pond Community in Johnson County, Illinois. He was the son of David …

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Fatal accident occurs on I-24 Monday afternoon

Illinois State Police continue to investigate a fatal single-vehicle crash that happened at approximately 2:19 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 on Interstate 24. A full size pickup truck, pulling a camper trailer, was traveling east at mile marker 22 when the truck ran off the left shoulder. The driver over corrected …

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