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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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ISP, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department issue public safety alert

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 – ISP News Release Ullin, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department are advising the residents of Johnson County about an ongoing public safety disturbance. According to ISP Commander Ken Ryder, on Saturday, August 3, 2013, a Johnson County …

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7-hour standoff continues in Johnson County

The standoff in Johnson County, now in its seventh hour, continues this evening. The Illinois State Police, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and the Vienna City Police are currently responding to, what appears to a standoff with an armed man, refusing to exit his residence on Old Cypress Road, near Vienna. …

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Police involved in possible armed-standoff in Johnson County Saturday

The Illinois State Police, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and the Vienna City Police are currently responding to, what appears to a standoff with an armed man, refusing to exit his residence on Old Cypress Road, near Vienna. What we know now is that Johnson County Sheriff Elry Faulkner has been …

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1894 Johnson County Fair programme

The program for The Seventh Annual Johnson County Fair held in Vienna September 25-28, 1894, from the files of The Vienna Times. Additional historic records printed in The Vienna Times in 1894 will be published in future weekly editions of your hometown newspaper. To subscribe to online, print or both …

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Commissioners approve moratorium on fracking

After many months of debate and a collection of concerns voiced at a recent town hall held in Goreville, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 on Monday in support of a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. While the approval is largely symbolic, Johnson County’s measure aligns it with …

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Crash on Rt. 146 at Concord Church Rd. Sunday morning sends two to hospital

Illinois State Police are currently investigating the cause of this one-vehicle accident that occurred late this morning on Rt. 146, east of Vienna at Concord Church Road. Two unidentified people were transported to a hospital by Johnson County Ambulance. The injuries of the occupants are unknown at this time. Extrication of …

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Kornbread Junction destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon

A fire broke out in the attic of Kornbread Junction on Tunnel Hill Road sometime after 1 p.m. today and brought the building to the ground. No injuries were reported. No official report is available at this time, but it is believed to have been electrically induced as the owner, …

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