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Today's News

  • Premium surcharge for Nov. 23 issue

    Due to the premium nature and increased production and distribution costs of the Thanksgiving Day edition, to be published on 11/23/2017, all subscribers will incur a nominal additional charge of $1 for the edition.
    Your total bill will remain unaffected but there will be a slight adjustment in your expiration date, unless you have selected the Monthly EZ Pay option.  The premium surcharge will be added to the applicable regular Monthly EZ pay charge.

  • JH Basketball

    Boys Basketball
    Seventh Grade
    Thursday, Nov. 9
    Vandalia 42, Ramsey 20
    Vandalia – Devin Peebles 6 3/4-15, Aiden Politte 2 (3 point)-6, Cayden Hipsher 2 1/2-5, Preston Nestrick 2 (one 2 point, one 3 point)-5, Dalton White 1 2/2-4, Tristan McNutt 1 0/0-2; Chase McNary 1 0/0-2; Trevor Barker 1 0/0-2; Reid Well 0 1/2-1.
    Vandals 5-0 on the season.
    Tuesday, Nov. 7
    Vandalia 44, Hillsboro 28

  • VCHS Volleyball Awards
  • VCHS Golf Awards
  • An updated look at records set by the '17 Vandals

    By Rev. Zach Edgar
    An extraordinary amount of records were set by the Vandal Football team this season.
    Mark Greer field held its first varsity football game on Sept. 15, 1950, and this was the first time it’s ever hosted a game in Week 12 or in the quarterfinals (now the third round) of the IHSA Playoffs.

  • Vandals' historic season ends

    One of the best seasons in the history of the football program at Vandalia Community High School came to an end on Saturday, but not before this year’s Vandals set many new standards, both as a team and individually.

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Danielle R. Pagel, 33, Altamont, was arrested on Nov. 13 on a charge of retail theft. Bond was $1,500.
    • Kenneth B. Davis, 34, 3 N. Broadway, Herrick, was arrested on Nov. 13 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $7,500.
    • Sophia Martin, 48, Indianapolis, Ind., was arrested on Nov. 12 on charges of driving while her license is suspended or revoked and speeding. Bond was $1,500.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Our Creator has again decorated our little corner of the world and surroundings with beautiful, subtle hues, and brilliant and bright colors to see, and provided crisp, clean country air for us to breath, the scent of wood smoke coming from fireplaces, our neighbors’ stoves and, if we are lucky, campfires (my favorite).

  • St. Elmo News

    Announcements
    Thursday, November 9
    • Lunch Bunch, noon, Mary Ann’s Restaurant.
    • Fayette County Leadership Council, 6 p.m., Fayette County Extension Office.
    • Fayette County Livestock Committee, 7 p.m., Fayette County Extension Office.
    • St. Elmo Public Library District Board, 7 p.m., St. Elmo Public Library.

  • Honor Rolls

    PATOKA SCHOOLS
    First Quarter
    High Honors
    Third grade: Michael Becker, Addyson Belcher, Brady Cain, Alyssa Gebke, Haley Hassebrock, Daniel Lewis, Madisen Lux, Olivia Shaw, Lillian Slininger, Jacob Thomas
    Fourth grade: Gwen Belcher, Lily Cain, Jackson Cahppell, Lauren Gray, Riley Hassebrock, Ava Meier, Olivia Murray, Gesleigh Plummer, Benjamin Spencer, Katherine Spencer, Kenzi Wilkerson
    Fifth grade: Rylee Doza, Brookelynn Hill, Katie Meyer, Raegan Permenter, Camryn Phelps, Landon Robb, Karsyn Ronholdt, Kaden Williams