Area News

  • Frogtown News

    St. Peter Church
    Sunday morning worship attendance was 231.

  • St. Elmo News

    Wednesday, April 13
    • The Avena Township Park Board will meet at 7 p.m. in the St. Elmo Community Park Centennial Building.

  • Lighthouse Pregnancy Center holds annual banquet

    The Lighthouse Pregnancy Center' annual fundraising banquet was held March 24 at Mother of Dolors Parish Center in Vandalia.
    The banquet was well attended, with more than 200 guests and supporters of the center.
    The featured speaker was Kathy Sparks of Granite City. Sparks shared her testimony of having once worked as a medical assistant in an abortion clinic. She now serves as executive director of Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers in Granite City, Belleville and Edwardsville.

  • Frogtown News

    By Belinda Harpster

  • St. Elmo News

    By Anna Jean Rhodes

    Wednesday, April 6
    • Wright’s Corner Unit of Home and Community Education, 1 p.m., Loudon Town House.

  • Davis's phone call helps get Carrolls reunited

    After many years of being miles apart, a brother and his two sisters were recently reunited after a phone call made by Marie Davis of Vandalia.
    Charles Carroll, Brenda Carroll Davis and Retta Carroll Evans were reunited in West Frankfort at the home of Dean and Brenda Davis.
    On March 19, a retirement dinner was held at the Davis home to honor Brenda’s husband, Dean, who was to retire on April 1 from the Illinois Department of Corrections after 25 years.

  • Golden Circle Menus

    Thursday, April 7 – Ham and beans, cole slaw, copper penny carrot salad, mandarin oranges w/bananas, two pieces of corn bread.
    Friday, April 8 – Tuna noodle casserole, lettuce salad w/tomatoes, three-bean salad, plums, biscuit.
    Monday, April 11 – Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, spinach, blushing pears, graham crackers, enriched bread.
    Tuesday, April 12 – Turkey tetrazzini, green peas, glazed carrots, Jello with fruit, wheat bread.  

  • Frogtown News

    Attend Visitation
    Dane, Belinda and Mary Harpster of St. Peter attended the visitation of Mary’s niece, Jeanie Cook of Coffeen, on Friday.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Teach An Old Dog New Tricks…
    …(you can’t do it!) is an old adage that I have been trying to prove not true since last November (yes, last year).

  • St. Elmo News

    Wednesday, March 30
    • There are no monthly activities scheduled for the fifth Wednesdays.