• St. Elmo Alumni Banquet

    The St. Elmo High School Alumni Banquet will be held May 24 at the St. Elmo High School gym.
    The banquet is open to anyone who has attended St. Elmo school, as well as family members, friends, teachers and support staff.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6 p.m. The cost of the meal is $12.
    Reservations may be made at Fayette County Bank or by calling Laura Feezel, 427-3310. Reservations are requested by May 20.

  • South Central Prom Royalty

    Connor King and Sierra Gunnels were crowned king and queen at the South Central High School prom held on Saturday, April 26.

  • BHS Prom Royalty

    Allyssa Philpot and Jacob Rolfingsmeier were crowned queen and king at the Brownstown High School prom on Saturday, April 26.

    Shown with them are flower girl Olivia Claycomb and crown bearer Trevan Sidwell.

  • SCHS Prom

    The Roaring Twenties is the theme for the South Central High School prom, which will be held on Saturday in the high school in Farina.

    The coronation is at 7 p.m., and the Grand March will immediately follow. The prom candidates are pictured above. In front, from left, are Connor King, Shawn Armstrong, Kyle Bray, Collin Fitzwater, Kerrigan Henken and Michael Sproat. In back are Mariah Campbell, Tori Robbins, Sierra Gunnel, Azlynn Arnold, Gwen Lewis and Anna Morris.

  • VCHS Prom

    Vandalia Community High School will hold its prom from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, with coronation set for 8 p.m.

    This year's prom candidates are pictured. In front, from left, are Morgan Cripe, Brandy Protz, Karlee Brimberry and Kendall Leander. In back are Colton Woolsey, Joseph Meyer, Zac Ricke and Raj Patel.

  • BHS Prom

    Brownstown High School will hold its prom from 8-11 p.m. this Saturday, with the coronation set for 8 p.m.

    The prom candidates are pictured. In front, from left, are Allyssa Philpot, Danielle Austin, Michaela Walk and Mackenzie McClintock. In back are Jeff Taylor, Jacob Behrends, Dustin Lawson and Jacob Rolfingsmeier.

  • Health Grant for Brownstown Schools

    Brownstown Community Unit School District #201 received $2,000, along with CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) curriculum and materials, after deciding to participate in a Coordinated School Health Program.

  • Matthew Sefton receives USAF Academy appointment

    Matthew Brian Sefton of Brownstown has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.

  • Kaskaskia College

    New student orientation on main campus
    Kaskaskia College invites new students to attend new student orientation on the main campus.
    The free program is designed to introduce students to information and contacts important for a successful start of their college experience.
    Information about services, activities and classroom success strategies will be included. Students will be given resources they will be able to use throughout their time at KC. Students are encouraged to bring a family member with them.

  • Vandalia retirees to be honored May 1

    The Vandalia Board of Education will hold an appreciation dinner on Thursday, May 1, at Vandalia Junior High School.
    This year’s retirees being honored include:
    • Donna Cripe, Vandalia Jefferson Primary School principal.
    • Jacquelene Durr, Vandalia Community High School teacher.
    • Susanne Galloway, Vandalia Elementary School teacher.
    • Mike Hicks, district maintenance employee.
    • Duane Houghtaling, VES teacher.
    • Candy Konrad, JPS clerk.
    • Connie Lamb, JPS teacher.