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  • Calendar

    Thursday, January 9

    ✔ TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.
    ✔ The Vandalia Park District Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. at the Okaw Area Vocational Center.
    ✔ TOPS IL 1872, Ramsey, will meet at the Christian Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is at 6:20 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m.
    Friday, January 10

  • Purchase of 4-wheel drive squads pays off

    “Some people questioned why we bought four-wheel drive vehicles,” Mayor Rick Gottman said at Tuesday’s city council meeting, “This is why.”

  • Group purchases Graham building

    City officials’ fear that the former home of Graham Packaging would be torn down apparently have been allayed.
    Mayor Rick Gottman announced at Tuesday’s city council meeting that an investment group from another state has purchased the building that housed the manufacture of plastic containers for more than 40 years.
    Gottman doesn’t know what that group plans to do with the facilities, but he intends to find out. He said that he has been making calls in attempts to set up a meeting with the investment group.

  • L-U print edition is now available

    Due to the weather, The Leader-Union will be published a day late this week, on Thursday.

  • L-U office closed today
  • Got any good snow pics?

    We love it if you could pass them along!

  • ABATE Toy Run

    In 1990 Shoal Creek ABATE started doing an annual Toy and Food Run.

    The first Sunday in October, the members and friends of Shoal Creek ABATE ride from the meeting location to the designated drop-off location. The location changes each year, rotating between three counties; this year was Bond County's turn. The food was given to the food pantry in Greenville, and the toys were given to First Presbyterian Church in Greenville.

  • Band Golf Cart Winner

    Darren Phillips of Mulberry Grove  was the winner of the recent Vandalia Band Boosters golf cart raffle.

    Pictured with Phillips is Diane Torbeck, co-vice president of the Vandalia Band Boosters. The Vandalia pep band will be performing during every regular season home basketball game this year.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, January 2

    ✔ TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.
    ✔ TOPS IL 1872, Ramsey, will meet at the Christian Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is at 6:20 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, January 4

  • VPD installs 24-hour drug drop-off box

    In past years, Vandalia residents had only one day, and sometimes two, to dispose of expired and other unused prescription drugs legally.