The Elam family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Mulberry Grove Community Building.
A potluck dinner will be held at noon.
Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and their own table service.
The Fullerton Arboretum on the California State Fullerton campus was the location of the wedding uniting Bethany Hope JoAlice Barnes of Monrovia, Calif., and Josiah Westey Coloma of Claremont, Calif., on Sept. 19, 2015.
Eighteen members and eight guests met at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Vandalia on June 30 for the monthly meeting and noon luncheon for ExxonMobil Annuitants Club.
The pledge to the flag was given and then there was a moment of silence for member Bettye Sprayberry, who died on Monday, June 27. Brock Fisher asked the meal blessing.
After the meal, President Dean Black opened the meeting with a welcome to members and guests. The secretary and treasurer report was read and approved.
First United Methodist Church in Vandalia is selling cookbooks that feature recipes collected from members and friends of the church.
The cost is $15 per book, with proceeds applied to the church’s camping scholarships. The church has 23 young people sign up for church camp this year.
The city of Vandalia will be spending more than it takes in during this fiscal year, using some of its cash reserves to offset deficits in two funds.
The money spent in one of those funds, capital improvement, will include an expenditure to begin working on the replacement of a bridge just outside of town that was deemed unsafe more than two years ago.