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Tag Archives: Vienna

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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Controlled burn near Wildcat Bluff gets out of hand

March 9, 2013 – An attempted control burn near the entrance to Wildcat Bluff in southern Johnson County quickly got out of control Saturday afternoon. The Vienna volunteer fire department responded at 2:15 p.m. to a report of a “trash fire that has gotten out of control” at 1540 Wildcat …

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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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Submerged vehicle recovered, minor injuries

March 1, 2013, Vienna, Ill. – The Vienna Police Department continues to investigate the cause of a two-vehicle traffic accident in the 200 block of South 1st Street, between SouthernTrust Bank and the city water plant, that occurred around 4 p.m. Friday. No one was seriously injured according to Vienna …

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I’ve Never Been This Age Before!

By Rosemary O’Keefe A recent “casual” reading involved learning something about our brain. This information came from Dr. Richard Restak, Georgetown University. It got me to thinking! Everyone has heard some variation of the theory that, over the course of our lives, we actually use only a small percentage of …

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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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Reevesville News

By Lee Roy Stafford Hi everybody on a nice Sunday morning here in Reevesville after a beautiful Saturday. The leaves are falling so most of us here are raking or mulching leaves. I have another great-grandson Levi Ryan Murrie weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long. The proud …

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Fracking finds opponents in Johnson County

Author’s note: In the course of writing this article, outside of those interviewed for the story, nearly 100 percent of the people I’ve spoken to this past week regarding the issue of Fracking have never heard of the process and knew next to nothing of its probable proximity in Johnson …

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IHSA announces 2012 Football Schedules

The Illinois High School Association announced the 2012 high school football schedules for its members today.  The Vienna-Goreville Eagles will host Chester Aug. 25 for its first home game of the season in Varsity Black Diamond Conference play.   (information below provided by: IHSA) Vienna [V.-Goreville Coop] (0-0) Nickname: Eagles …

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Johnson County, regional horsemen honored

The horse has long been one of the most iconic animals in American history. From Trigger to Secretariat to Mr. Ed, horses have held a special place in our countrys popular culture. Perhaps even more importantly, horses played an integral role in the development and growth of America, providing an …

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