• VCUSD Retirees Honored

    Pictured are Vandalia Community Unit School District faculty and staff members who are retiring at the end of this school year.

    In front, from left, are: Donna Cripe, 34 years; Connie Lamb, 22 years, Jacquelene Durr,  36 years; and Susanne Galloway, 35 years. In back are: Duane Houghtaling, 27 years; Boneva Wamser, 11 years; Michael Hicks, 30 years; and Russell Smock, 25 years.

  • 'Extreme Couponing' class is June 6

    The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer an “Extreme Couponing” class at the Vandalia Campus from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, June 9.
    The registration number for the class is COED-8058-VA02W.
    This course will educate students on how to find coupons and use them for savings. Students will receive knowledge of the different types of coupons, including newspaper inserts, online coupons and digital coupons, and how to find coupons sales.

  • KICK classes at Vandalia KC announced

    The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College announces the schedule for KICK classes to be held in June at the Vandalia Campus, located at 2310 W. Fillmore St.

  • KC Physical Therapy Grads
  • BEA Scholarship

    Katie Carson, right, was the recipient of the 2014 Brownstown Education Association Scholarship.

    The $400 scholarship was presented by BEA Treasurer Sandra Stine, left, at the junior-senior high school awards ceremony last Thursday. 

  • Area FFA members attend conference

    More than 500 FFA members, County Farm Bureau managers and FFA advisers from 83 Illinois counties attended the 2014 Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Youth Conference April 7-8 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield.

  • Insect class at KC Vandalia Saturday

    The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer an “Interesting Insects” class at the Vandalia Campus from 8 a.m.-noon this Saturday.
    The registration number for the class is COED-8080-VA01W.
    This is an introductory course on identifying, studying and collecting insects, both beneficial and economically damaging. Equipment and procedures for collecting and preserving insects will be covered, along with the various insect orders and possible careers in entomology.

  • Where are they now?


  • NHS Hosts Senior Prom

    The National Honor Society at Vandalia Community High School against hosted a Senior Prom at the Vandalia Moose Lodge in Vandalia.

  • 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.