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Today's News

  • The Lincolns are Returning

    Vandalia’s Lewis Clymer remembers the first time that he was asked to portray Abe Lincoln … and doing so with hesitation.

  • Pinnacle celebrates St. Elmo growth

    One member of Pinnacle Foods’ executive leadership team said that several factors led to having the company’s St. Elmo plant take on its newest product line, with its location and available space being two of those.

  • School Briefs

    St. Peter’s Lutheran
    plans events

    St. Peter’s Lutheran School and Little Saints Preschool in St. Peter will hold an open house from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 16.
    Classrooms will be open, and staff personnel will be available to address any questions related to the educational program, extracurricular offerings, and the mission and purpose as a Lutheran school.
    On Sunday, April 19, the school will sponsor a Scholastic Book Fair, chicken luncheon and bake sale, all starting at 11 a.m.

  • Honor Rolls

    SOUTH CENTRAL
    HIGH SCHOOL
    First Quarter
    High Honors
    Freshmen – Luke Bergmann, Michaela Engel, Adrianne Hebert and Kaelyn Nannini.
    Sophomores – Rachel Bray, Serena Germany, Brayden Gunter, Abby Hahn, Carson Hulsey, Ella Jahraus and Hanna Rubin.
    Juniors – Kinsyl Bell, Spencer Husley, Kelsie Loos, Hannah Lybarger, Gavin Ratermann, Chase Riley, Grant Sedlacek and Macy Sullens.

  • Union of two churches, unity within the church

    I would like to congratulate First Baptist Church and Temple Baptist Church in their successful merger – coming together as one church.

  • Vandalia Performing Arts Center
  • Wrestlers' Postseason Awards

    Members of the Vandalia Community High School wrestling team are shown with postseason awards they received at the team banquet.

  • South Central to again play in Busch Stadium

    The South Central Cougars will again play in Busch Stadium.
    South Central is scheduled to face the Edwardsville Tigers immediately after the Cardinals game with the Tigers on Saturday, May 16.
    The two teams will play as many innings as their 2 1/2-hour time slot will allow, and all fans will be allowed to move down to field-level box seats for the game.

  • Lions' Egg Hunt

    The Vandalia Lions Club held their annual Easter egg hunt on Sunday afternoon in Sonnemann Park on West Fillmore Street.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Critters Enjoying Napping in Sunshine…
    … except for Josie, the little 15-year-old doggie. Callie, the kitty, likes to nap on the patio bricks warmed by the sun; the barn critters, Lady, the mini-horse, Madricka, the mother burro, and her young son, Buckwheat (aka Baby Bucky), are often seen resting in the sunshine.
    Bucky, especially, takes frequent naps in the sunshine, which are good for a growing boy.