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Area News

  • American Legion Officers

    Officers for the coming year were installed at a recent meeting of Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 in Vandalia.

    From left to right are: Floyd Meseke, installing officer; John Blythe, commander; Brad Brannon, senior vice commander; Sam Stratman, junior vice commander; Christopher Irwin, adjutant; Lyle C. Edgar, finance officer; Robert Osborne, sergeant-at-arms; and Ron Robinson, chaplain. Blythe is encouraging all local veterans to join the American Legion.

  • Reunions

    Hoffman
    The Hoffman family reunion was held on June 19 at Rogier Park in Vandalia.
    Five families were not represented – Leonard, Harry, Edmund, Arnold and Raymond Hoffman.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Annie, The Little Goat…
    …this hot weather. She has shade in her pen, an igloo house, in which she sleeps, but she chooses a corner of her pen where the sun shines down all day. She has a fuzzy coat and it seems strange, but this seems to be her favorite spot.\

  • Frogtown News

    50th Anniversary Celebration
    Allen and Jeanette Sasse of rural Shobonier celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 17 with a renewal of vows at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Augsburg.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Wednesday, Aug. 3
    • Wright’s Corner Unit of Home and Community Education, 11 a.m., Effingham Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Egg Production Goes Down (as temperatures go up)
    The girls (hens), Anita and Blackie, have cut back on the egg production this week, but that’s OK. If it is too hot to lay the eggs, it is also too hot to cook them.

  • Frogtown News

    Legion Auxiliary
    The St. Peter American Legion Auxiliary Unit 380 met at the Legion Home at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, with 11 members present.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Wednesday, July 27
    • Royal Neighbors of America #5784, 1 p.m., Phillips Building. The RNA is collecting school supplies, which need to be taken to the meeting.

  • Friesners Visit Family

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    A Sad Farewell to “Pricey”…
    …our beloved and sweet great pyrnese. “Pricey,” was beautiful in appearance, with her thick and long white coat, her baby seal-like large dark eyes, and in her sweet and lovable disposition.
    She was 9 years old, and still acted much like a younger dog.