The Way We Were

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By The Staff

25 Years Ago

1988 – Fire destroyed Joe’s Never Inn on Saturday, Dec. 10.
Vandalia wrestlers won the Mt. Pulaski Tournament. Winning their weight classes were John Wehrle, John Durbin and Tim Woolin.
Max Watson was re-elected chairman of the Fayette County Board.
Quail Hill, a quail and pheasant hunting preserve, was opened by Wayne Deal and Dr. Charles Johnston.
Vandalia resident Larry Gehle matched five of six numbers in the Illinois Lottery and won $3,077.

35 Years Ago

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