Vienna

Area residents who are eligible to give blood are asked to be donors during March, which is Red Cross Month. Upcoming blood donation opportunities are scheduled in the area at the following locations and times: Fellowship Baptist Church, 890 Senior Ave., Vienna, March 20, from noon to 6 p.m....
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team couldn’t hold a first half lead in a 71-68 loss to Vienna in the first round of the Class 2A regional tournament at Trico Monday, Feb. 20. With Jake Parr and Jacob Zimmerman leading the way with a 3-pointer apiece, the Wildcats pulled...
University of Illinois Extension plans to present a tomato workshop on Friday, Feb. 24, in Vienna. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. at the Johnson County Extension office. The cost is $5. The workshop will be presented by Extension educators. Seating is limited. For more information,...
Jonesboro team members are, in the first row, from left, Libby Smith, Jenna Sadler, Olivia Bowen, Heidi Jones, Marlee Smith and Jera Reynolds. In the second row are assistant coach Danny McFarland, Chloe McFarland, Jaley Watkins, Tae DeWitt, Kaya Coleman, Anna Hess and coach Beth Miller. Photo provided.
The Jonesboro Grade School girls basketball team got fourth place in the 2017 SIJHSAA Class M girls basketball tournament on Friday, Jan. 27, at Rend Lake College in Ina. In the quarterfinals, Jonesboro defeated Trico 35-23. Jonesboro lost in the semifinals to Nashville 36-34 and fell to Aviston 50...
Rural Health Inc., RHI, is offering scholarship opportunities to students at area schools.  RHI offers health care services in Union, Johnson and Massac counties. Services which are offered include ob/gyn, medical, dental and psychiatry.   RHI is funding and administering eight health care...
Four persons died in a plane crash which occurred late last Saturday night in Johnson County. The accompanying photograph shows fuselage of the air craft, which crashed in a pasture in the southeastern part of the county. Photo by Lonnie Hinton/The Vienna Times.
The last hours of 2016 had Johnson County officials, EMS personnel and many volunteers extremely busy responding to a plane crash which killed four persons from Iowa. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, Johnson County 911 received a report about a possible plane crash near East Crossroads...
With winter on the way, the U.S. Forest Service has announced the closing for the season of some of its recreation sites and roads on the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois.  Campgrounds which are scheduled to close on Dec. 15 include Red Bud Campground at Bell Smith Springs, Pine Ridge...
The Cobden High School boys basketball team went 1-4 at the Vienna Tournament, which was played Nov. 21-26. Cobden 78, Galatia 73: The Appleknockers built an early lead in the final game win in the tourney Saturday, Nov. 26. John Russell had 20 points and 6 rebounds to lead Cobden. Clayton Eck...
The Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation, ILCHF, recently notified the Family Counseling Center Inc., FCCI, in Vienna of their intent to award a $100,000 grant for the agency’s proposed Southern Illinois Children’s Integrated Healthcare, SICIH, project. ILCHF is a private foundation which...
With a new season set to tip off, the Cobden High School boys’ basketball team has two full-time starters and a part-time starter returning from last year’s 12-16 squad. The two full-time starters are 5-11 guard Austin Lewey and 5-10 point guard John Russell. The part-time starter is 6-3 forward...

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