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Vienna students named Illinois State Scholars

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission, ISAC, has announced the names of the 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars. This year’s recipients join the ranks of other exceptional Illinois high school students honored with this prestigious designation. Three students from Vienna High School were named Illinois State Scholars. They are Sydney Charles, Alena …

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Donations being taken in Vienna for Gatlinburg fire victims

By Lindsey Rae Vaughn Don Cook of Grantsburg is helping those affected by the wildfires in Gatlinburg in a big way. He has a semi-trailer in Vienna City Park collecting donations for those who have lost everything. At first, Cook said he had a hard time finding a place that …

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Join Santa for breakfast

Vienna Grade School Beta Club is hosting its annual ‘Breakfast with Santa’ on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. All kids are welcome. The cost is $5 per child if pre-registered by Thursday, Dec. 1. The cost will be $7 at the door.  Admission includes donuts and milk …

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Preparing for giant bicycle

Vienna City Works Department employees began Monday on the construction of the foundation that will support a giant 20-foot bicycle at the city park. Manufacturing of the big-wheel bicycle has been completed by Shawnee Correctional Center Industries and will hopefully soon become another tourist attraction to the Tunnel Hill State …

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Hunsaker Light Show begins Thanksgiving Day

The annual Hunsaker Light Show is scheduled to run every evening from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Thanksgiving Day (weather permitting). On Saturday, Dec. 3, Santa will arrive at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the season. The public is invited to come see Santa, share a cup of hot chocolate …

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New website for Vienna High School, old yearbooks now online

Vienna High School has announced that its presence on the world wide web (www.viennahighschool.com) has undergone a much needed renovation. The website offers all of the content and resources that the previous one did, which has served the community for over 15 years, with some new features. Superintendent Joshua W. …

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Kirstan Goines of Vienna wins 4-H Bright Futures award

Green Leaf Incorporated, a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Rural Lifestyle Retailer Tractor Supply Company and 4-H Youth Development has recently announced that Kirstan Goines of Vienna is the Johnson County winner of the 2016 4-H Bright Futures award. Goines is a six-year member of 4-H, and was selected …

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Community blood drive set in Vienna

The Vienna Community Blood Drive will be held on Monday, Nov. 21, at Fellowship Baptist Church from noon until 6 p.m. Donors will be treated to pumpkin pie, Mike’s chili, and other goodies. This will be the last blood drive for the year. As the holidays approach, there is always …

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Third Tunnel Hill 100/50 mile runs planned this weekend

Known in the running world as the fastest and most scenic trail in the northern hemisphere, the Tunnel Hill State Trail in Johnson County will be the site for the third running of the Tunnel Hill 100 mile and 50 mile runs on Saturday, Nov. 12. The races will begin …

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Flag Raising/Salute to Veteran’s at Vienna High School planned

Vienna High School will be hosting a Flag Raising/Salute to Veteran’s on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting at 1:30 p.m.  Veterans are asked to attend for a special recognition and everyone in the community is invited to come and join all of the students in participating in this event.  Local veteran Richard Brumley will be speaking and the Beggs-Gurley VFW …

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