Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag Archives: Johnson County

End Zone Dance set for Saturday night at VHS

The Vienna-Goreville Orange Crush Booster Club is putting on a dance on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Vienna High School’s old gym from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Their goal is to raise money to purchase new home jerseys, new helmets and continue to generate funding to put up lights at …

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IDOT truck plowing snow shot on I-24

Four people in custody in connection with shooting MASSAC/JOHNSON COUNTY, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials are investigating an IDOT truck being shot, while plowing snow on I-24. The incident occurred on Monday, February 16, 2015, in Massac County. The investigation involved the Illinois State Police, Zone 7 Investigations, …

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Snow and ice covered roadways expected In Southern Illinois

Ullin, Illinois – With the prediction of winter weather later today into Monday evening, Illinois State Police (ISP) District 13 and 22 is warning motorists to take the necessary precautions before getting behind the wheel. Vehicle safety is equally important to driving safely while on the roadways. Extreme weather can …

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Patsy Ann Averitt – Obituary

Patsy Ann Averitt, age 64 years, a resident of rural Metropolis, Illinois and a former resident of Johnson County, passed away Thursday evening, February 12, 2015, at 9:15 p.m. at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Patsy was born January 17, 1951 in McLeansboro, Illinois. She was the daughter of Royal Chally …

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County board postpones ATV usage discussion, approves 911 board

By Mike Kolb The meeting of the board of county commissioners began Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and rolled straight into the approval of last meetings minutes. The county board agreed that unfinished business was becoming an issue as some items were remaining there for months, so they made a point …

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Buncombe News – Love is strong in Buncombe

Next Saturday, Feb. 14, is Valentine’s Day. Do not forget your girlfriend or spouse. I read an inept romantic sentiment for Valentine’s Day, very original. “My love for you runs hotter than a 1974 Nova with a V-8 engine and a busted water pump.” Now, that is “love!” Valentine’s Day …

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Saline County man jailed after 100 m.p.h. chase, crashing stolen vehicle in Vienna

A police pursuit that began in Saline County Monday afternoon ended when the driver of a stolen car failed to negotiate a turn and crashed the vehicle in Vienna. Austin Carter, 21, of Saline County was arrested in Vienna on multiple traffic violations. A complete story on Monday’s pursuit can be …

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Congressmen to visit Dixon Springs Friday afternoon

U.S. Congressmen John Shimkus, Mike Bost and Rodney Davis are scheduled to be at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center Friday afternoon, Jan. 30, at 1:30 p.m. to give an update on the U.S. Farm Bill and other legislative issues. Dixon Springs Agricultural Center is located at 354 State Highway 145 …

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Injured Bald Eagle mends, released near Vienna

An injured Bald Eagle found October 16, 2014, on the Dallas and Charlene Harner Farm on Old Cypress Road near Vienna was released Saturday afternoon after two months of care and rehabilitation. When the Harner family found the eagle, unable to fly, they contacted a Federal game warden that put …

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