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Tag Archives: Vienna

Decision made: new county office complex will be adjacent to the square

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn A big decision was made at the Johnson County Commissioners meeting, held on Tuesday, March 28. The commissioners voted 2-1 to build the new county office complex adjacent to the square. Vice chairman Fred Meyer presented numbers for each potential property: the property on Highway 45 …

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Junque Jamboree slated for April 15

The fourth annual Johnson County Junque Jamboree will be held in Vienna on Saturday, April 15, beginning at 7:00 a.m. and running through 3:00 p.m. This will be the Spring Jamboree as two are conducted each year, Spring and Fall. Over 150 vendors will be set up around the Vienna …

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State Treasurer Michael Frerichs Seeks to Reunite Vienna Residents with Unclaimed Property

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ staff will be at the Vienna Public Library in Vienna on Tuesday, March 28, to help reunite citizens with unclaimed property through the I-Cash program. Frerichs’ staff frequently visits areas throughout the state to encourage individuals to search the I-Cash database for unclaimed property and …

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Fish fry scheduled

St. Paul Catholic Church is planning to have a fish fry on Friday, March 17 and Friday, March 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. On the menu is hand battered fish, French fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, dessert and a drink. Adults costs $9, children costs $5 and kids under 3 …

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Blood drive set for Jan. 16

There is a critical need for blood donations right now. Blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in.  Everyday the Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 blood donations for patients in need. A great way to start the new year would be to give blood at …

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Four Iowans killed in plane crash in Johnson County

By Lonnie Hinton The last hours of 2016 had Johnson County officials, EMS personnel and many volunteers extremely busy dealing with a plane crash that killed four people from Iowa. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, Johnson County 911 received a report of a possible plane crash near East …

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Freedom Outreach Christmas program

Freedom Outreach Chrisitan School in Vienna held a Christmas program on Wednesday, Dec. 14.  They sang the “Donut Song” with a message that without Jesus, there is a whole in your heart. They also sang “Happy Birthday Jesus.” Photos provided.

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Christmas carols at Autumn Ridge

Girl Scout Troop 8970 had a wonderful time on Dec. 5, singing Christmas carols and passing out cards and cookies to the residents at Autumn Ridge. First row, from left, is Lily Youngberg, Alivia Jordan, Kenzie Meyer, Kallie Rankin, Eva Skamser, Lilee Black and Karen Poole. Second row, Doris Hartline, …

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Big bike in Vienna

The big bike was put into place in front of the City of Vienna Depot recently.The wheel is 12 feet high and from the ground to the top of the handle bars from the ground is 20 feet. The bike is also 160 inches long. The bike is currently decorated with …

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Local school Christmas programs set

Several Johnson County Schools have holiday music programs planned. Buncombe Grade School’s Christmas Concert is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. New Simpson Hill’s Christmas Concert is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Junior high band, choir, beginning band and kindergarten through third grade will be …

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