• Emerick awarded $2,500 for FFA chapter

    A local farming family recently won $2,500 for the Vandalia FFA chapter.

  • FFA Week

    Four members of the Vandalia chapter of FFA drove their tractors to school on Friday of FFA Week – Cody Woolsey, Matt Lidy, Colton Evans and Bruce Dickinson.

  • Vandalia School District Registration

    Registration for Vandalia CUSD #203 will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.


    On Tuesday, Aug. 4, the district will register families with last names A-M. For families with multiple last names, the district will go by the last name of the oldest child and register the entire family.

  • Honor Rolls

    High Honors
    Fifth grade – Lane Austin, Abigail Lorton, Korina Otto and Griffin Wright.
    Sixth grade – Brooke Benhoff, Makaylee Berner, Addison Eddy, Ean Forbus, Brenna Hayes, Chloe Hill, Camille Hunt, Matthew Lay, Blain Marx, Levi Rhodes, Gretta Simon and Alaina Click.
    Seventh grade – Kendell Adermann, Madison Miller, Amber Pease and Samantha Stokes.
    Eighth grade – Sadie Simon.

  • FNB has scholarships, loan available

    First National Bank Trust Department is now accepting applications for scholarships.
    Numerous scholarships are available, and all applications must be postmarked no later than April 1.
    Also available to Fayette County students through the First National Bank is an interest-free loan funded by the Ella McKee Foundation.
    Those interested in applying for scholarships or a loan should contact the First National Bank Trust Department or call 283-5224.

  • Kaskaskia College

    Advanced water coloring class
    The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer an advance water coloring class at the Vandalia Campus on Thursdays, Jan. 22-Feb. 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    The registration number for the class is COED-6009-VA01E.
    Students will go beyond the basics of watercolor painting. They will learn more-advanced techniques to become an intermediate painter. Students will be given a supply list prior to the first class meeting.
    The cost for this course is $30, but students over 60 may register at no cost.

  • Kaskaskia College

    Saturday is Registration Day
    Kaskaskia College will be hosting a special spring 2015 Registration Day at the main campus and all education centers from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday.
    Departments providing services for the day will include advisement, admissions and registration, placement testing, financial aid, library and bookstore.
    Advising will be available on a walk-in basis that day. The cashier’s office will be open to accept payments or set up payment plans.

  • Greenville College to become Greenville University in 2017

    Greenville College announced in December that at their November meeting, the Greenville College Board of Trustees unanimously approved to transition the institution’s name from Greenville College to Greenville  University.
    Greenville College will celebrate its new identity as Greenville  University on Sept. 20, 2017, also marking the 125th anniversary of the institution’s first convocation ceremony in 1892. The official 1,000-day countdown to this historic event began on Christmas Day.

  • Maske heads solar car team at SIUE

    No gas required –as long as your vehicle is out in the sun, you will be ready to go.
    This may seem like something out of a science fiction book, but for members of the SIUE solar car team, it is reality.

  • Where are they now?

    City where you currently reside: Ballston Lake, N.Y., upstate New York in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains.