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Tag Archives: Vienna

Masons give to schools

The officers and members of Vienna Masonic Lodge #150 AF&AM donated reflective Halloween trick-or-treat bags and glow stick necklaces to area school children. The lodge started this annual donation program to youngsters in Pre-K through 5th grade at Vienna Grade School a number of years ago. This year, however, in …

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Two men injured in crash

Two Johnson County men received serious injuries from a vehicle crash near Cypress Thursday morning. Randell L. Duke, 64, of Cypress, and Michael Ross, 57, of Vienna were both transported to out-of-state hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The accident occured at around 11:30 a.m. on Route 37 at the …

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Gov. Rauner visits Vienna as budget crisis is still ongoing

  Impact could affect local schools this year  By Lucas Wright As the clock struck midnight to close out the month of May on Tuesday night, the Illinois General Assembly closed session still without a budget for the state. On the morning of Wednesday, June 1, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner …

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Car crashes into Vienna convenience store

A vehicle crashed into the Acee’s Neighborhood Food and Fuel in Vienna, Ill., near I-24, exit 16, Thursday afternoon, May 26,  causing major damage to the convenience store. No one was injured. The driver of the 2003 Mercedes Benz with Tennessee license plates, identified as Thomas Eugene Roach, age 46, …

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Vienna student wins IEMA 2016 radon poster contest

Hundreds of students from across the state recently used their creative talents to increase public awareness about the hazards of radioactive radon gas in homes. More than 500 posters and 65 one-minute YouTube videos were submitted to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the American Lung Association in Illinois …

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Minnesota students help out in Vienna

A group of 43 students from University of Minnesota Twin Cities had an overnight stay in Vienna Saturday night and Sunday morning en route to Florida. They made the stop to do community service projects in town. As part of a volunteer action group called “Students Today, Leaders Forever”, the …

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Bryan Throgmorton shares mission experience

By Dixie Terry After eleven months in eleven countries, Bryan Throgmorton, Vienna, has returned home to share his mission adventure. Bryan was at the Community of Christ Church on February 7, to talk of his eleven months of doing mission work with “The World Race.” He was welcomed by the …

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2016 Vienna High School Hall of Fame inductees announced

Webb-Hettinger, Hill to be inducted in February By Lonnie Hinton Two former Vienna High School athletes will soon be inducted into the VHS Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held Friday, Feb. 12, during the intermission of the junior varsity and varsity games against Fairfield. The 2016 Hall …

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UPDATE – Rural Vienna home destroyed by fire Sunday

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 – 1:30 p.m. – The Vienna and Buncombe Fire Departments are currently on the scene of this house fire. The house is located on Rt. 147, approximately one mile from Rt. 146, near Vienna. Additional information will be posted once available.   UPDATE: Vienna, Buncombe and …

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Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy – Obituary

Ruby J. Youngblood Tweedy, age 91 years, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, January 22, 2016, at 10:39 a.m. at her home. Ruby was born July 5, 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky.  She was the daughter of Thomas Greely Smith and Sarah A. (Beasley) Smith. Ruby was united in marriage …

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