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Today's News

  • Cardinals offer discounted tickets
  • City hears from lake residents

    “We are wanting to get the feeling from you all, as the lake lease holders, what you would like to do. No decisions have been made on anything.”

  • Vandalia's first mural is (about) history

    “The scene behind me depicts a piece of Vandalia history, when Vandalia became the nation’s crossroads in 1854, when the Illinois Central and the St. Louis-Vandalia-Terre Haute Railroad became part of the Pennsylvania Railroad system, and met in Vandalia.”

  • A Day at the Ballpark
  • Calendar

    Thursday, June 29

    ✔ CenterPointe Church, located at 1616 Veterans Ave. in Vandalia, is holding free Weekly Fit Club sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday.
    ✔ The Fayette County Health Department Hospice grief support group meets from 6-7 p.m. at the health department,  416 W. Edwards St., Vandalia. For more information, contact hospice coordinator Jami Lockart at 283-7262.
    ✔ 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, June 30

  • Tools for School under way

    Once again, the Tools for School program, which provides free school supplies to Fayette County students who need help, is under way.
    Step one is to receive donations from individuals, churches, businesses, clubs and others. Gifts of money enable the purchase of exactly what the teachers indicated their students need. Any groups wishing to donate can contact First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia (283-0937) to see what is needed.

  • FCHD offers hospice volunteer training

    The Fayette County Health Department is offering hospice volunteer training on Wednesday, July 12, at the health department office, 416 W. Edwards St., Vandalia.
    The training will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch being served.

  • HCE award recognizes Allen's contributions

    Flo Allen was presented the Fayette County HCE Homemaker of the Year Award toward the end of the 69th annual meeting of the Fayette County Home and Community Education on June 8 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Vandalia.

  • Marriage Licenses

    The following marriage license applications were filed in the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Vicky Conder:

    Neil Scott Ogden
    Indianapolis, Ind.
    Jalee Deann Berg
    Indianapolis, Ind.
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    Ryan Elliot White
    Shobonier
    Gregory Ray Terry Moreland
    Ramsey
    Alexandrea Nichole Dilley
    Ramsey
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    Ronald Edward Rhodes III
    Ramsey
    Violet Loretta Lamar
    Ramsey
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    Gregory Wayne Gordon
    Beecher City
    Tammy Lynn Douthit

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Maurice D. McKinnis, 24, Markham, was arrested on June 27 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $10,000.
    • Raul Perea, 32, Los Angeles, Calif., was arrested on June 26 on charges of driving while his license is suspended or revoked and manufacture/delivery of cannabis. No bond information was listed.
    • Jennifer L. Brown, 32, Newton, was arrested on June 26 on a charge of driving while her license is suspended or revoked. Bond was $1,500.