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Tag Archives: Vienna

The roller coaster ride to recovery

Allie Byrd refuses to give up By Lindsey Rae Vaughn, The Vienna (IL) Times Allie Byrd was settling into life after high school, working her job as a CNA. A simple act of purchasing donuts from a Casey’s gas station in Vienna, Illinois, charted a course for a difficult life. …

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Francis, Ross, Brinkley to compete in rodeo finals

Johnson County will be well represented at the National High School Rodeo Finals again this year. Three Johnson County cowboys have advanced to compete with the best of the best in Rock Springs, Wyoming next month. Tucker Francis, son of Keith “Weiner” and Joey Francis of Tunnel Hill, Tyler Brinkley, …

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Donations for Vienna Cemetery collected

Members of the Vienna Masonic Lodge are at the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery throughout the Memorial Day weekend accepting donations for upkeep of the cemetery. The cemetery is owned by Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Inc., an independent body of the Masons, and managed by the Vienna lodge. Finances for upkeep of the …

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Georgia L. Holmes – Obituary

Georgia L. Holmes, age 92 years, a former resident of Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, March 5, 2015, at 9:30 p.m. at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. Georgia was born October 29, 1922 in Bloomfield, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Charles Soper and Lola (Fairless) Soper. In 1943, Georgia …

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David Alexander – Obituary

David Alexander, 49, of Decatur, IL passed away at 11:05 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Mary’s Hospital. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home, in Decatur, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made …

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Georgia Louise Homes – Death notice

Georgia Louise Homes, age 92 years, a former resident of Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, March 5, 2015, at 9:30 p.m. at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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Emergency shelter open in Vienna, Illinois

An emergency winter storm shelter is open for stranded travelers crossing Johnson County, Illinois. Fellowship Baptist Church located on Senior Ave., in Vienna, is now open to anyone seeking shelter to ride out tonight’s snowstorm. Stranded travelers can call the Johnson County Sheriff’s office at 618-658-8264 or 911 for assistance to the …

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VGS “Betas, Rockin’ the Country” with sixteen awards

The Vienna Grade School Junior Beta Club attended the State Junior Beta Convention in Springfield on February 9 and 10.  The theme of this year’s convention was “Betas, Rockin’ the Country.”  Twenty-six members of the club attended the two-day event. Throughout the convention, students competed in both academic and artistic …

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End Zone Dance set for Saturday night at VHS

The Vienna-Goreville Orange Crush Booster Club is putting on a dance on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Vienna High School’s old gym from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Their goal is to raise money to purchase new home jerseys, new helmets and continue to generate funding to put up lights at …

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Vienna First Baptist Church to host church strengthening conference

Vienna First Baptist Church, located at the corner of 7th and Washington Streets in Vienna, will be conducting a series of special services with a focus on church strengthening.  These services will be held March 1 – 4. Dr. Pat Pajak, who serves as the Illinois Baptist State Association associate executive director for …

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