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Members of the American Legion place Flags for Memorial Day

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 23rd, 2019
The American Legion performed the solemn duty of placing flags on each of the graves of a Veteran buried at Evergreen Cemetery.Memorial Day is specifically to remember those who died in active military service to our country. Memorial Day activities are listed below:8:00 a.m.On Monday, May 27, Memorial Day beginning at 8:00 a.

The Vinton Popcorn Company Now Offering Cheddar Popcorn

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 23rd, 2019
The Vinton Popcorn Company is now offering Cheddar Popcorn!Many of you may not be aware of the history of the Vinton Popcorn Company. To those of us that grew up in Vinton at the time that the company was running, will remember the smell of popcorn in the air. The shop itself was decades ahead of its time.

City Council Agenda 5/23/19

By City Of Vinton · May 22nd, 2019
1. Call to order and roll call2. Pledge of Allegiance3. Approve Agenda4. Consent Agenda a. Receive and file Council minutes of May 9 b. Approve renewal of class E liquor license, w/class B wine and class C beer permits for Fareway c. Receive and file the building inspector report of April 20195. Receive and file communications, petitions or remonstrances6.

Rex Lee Shepherd

By Phillips Funeral Home · May 21st, 2019
Rex Lee Shepherd, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2019 at his Vinton home. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton, with Pastor Matt Magee officiating. Military rites will be held at Veterans Memorial Park in Vinton following the memorial service, conducted by the Geo.

Schools/Agencies Recognize need for Stop the Bleed Training for Emergencies

By Vinton Police Department · May 20th, 2019
Over the last several months, the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District, Vinton Police Department, North Benton Ambulance, Benton County Public Health, and Virginia Gay Hospital have been working together to better prepare VSCSD facilities, staff and students to respond to any potentially life-threatening traumatic injury on school grounds in accordance with the national Stop the Bleed campaign.

CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN May 20 – June 2, 2019

By Vinton Today · May 17th, 2019
Memorial Day and the traditional beginning of summer are quickly approaching. Unfortunately, with the increase in summer traffic we will also see a rise in traffic crashes and fatalities. Last year there were four traffic fatalities on Iowa roadways over the Memorial Day weekend; four deaths that may have been prevented.

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