• College News

    UM-St. Louis College
    of Optometry
    Lacey Leann Feezel of Brownstown is among the May graduates at the University of Missouri-College of Optometry.
    While a student at the college, Feezel was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, 2010-13; American Optometric Student Association, 2009-13; Student Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity, 2009-13; and National Optometric Student Association, 2010-13.
    She plans to join an optometric practice in Effingham.

  • MGHS Class of 1953 Reunion
  • Honor Rolls

    Fourth Nine Weeks
    Second Grade

  • And the band played on...at Busch Stadium
  • First Paramedicine Graduates at KC
  • KC KICK classes at Vandalia in June

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

  • Kaskaskia College

    Utah concealed carry course
    Kaskaskia College will offer a Utah concealed carry course on Saturday, June 29, from 8 a.m.-noon, at the KC Vandalia Campus.
    The Utah CFP permit training class takes four hours. Firing of a firearm is not required to obtain the non-resident Utah concealed firearm permit. The permit is valid for five years, and training is not required for renewal.

  • Johnson picked for Boys State

    Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 in Vandalia selected Justin Johnson to attend the Illinois 78th annual session of Boys State on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
    Johnson, who will be a senior at Vandalia Community High School, is the son of Patrick and Amy Johnson.
    Boys State, being held June 8-14, is a seven-day, hands-on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government through doing, not just learning. They work together and form a state that is unlike any other.

  • College News

    Tori Hagy graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston on May 4.

  • Honor Roll

    Second Semester
    High honors-Kayla Black, Brittany Kistler, Hannah McDonald, Kristen Pontious, Matthew Sefton and Kaitlin Yorde.
    Honors-Tara Johnson, Austin Rhodes and Ashton Smith.
    High honors-Katie Carson, Lakin Evans, Bethany Oberlink, Jacob Rolfingsmeier and Michaela Walk.
    Honors-Danielle Austin, Ashley Holmbert, Alissa Lange, Dustin Lawson, Jill Schilling, Lauren Shelton and Jeffery Taylor.
    High honors-Katie Kroll, Audriana Pruett and Corie Sasse.