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Today's News

  • SEB edged on Tuesday

    St. Elmo/Brownstown outscored Toledo-Cumberland in the second half on Tuesday, but came up four points short.
    Toledo-Cumberland led 17-13 after one quarter and 33-24 at the half on their way to a 52-48 win. The Eagles held a 12-11 edge in the third quarter and a 12-11 edge in the fourth.
    Dylan Brooks led the Eagles with 13 points, including 2 for 2 from three-point range, and Landon Feezel also was in double figures with 12.
    Other scorers: Lewis Brown 9, Isaac Maxey 7, Klayton Kroll 6 and Nate Philpot 1.

  • Lady Cougars fall twice in tourney

    South Central lost of Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City at the Dieterich Tournament last Thursday.
    Abby Hahn led the Lady Cougars with 22 points. Other scorers: Alannah Sigrist, 9; Katlyn Hilmes, 2; Deidre Hall 2; Sydney Wilkins 2; and Mady Kollman, 1.
    Last Wednesday, the Lady Cougars lost to North Clay, 46-21.
    Hahn led South Central with 11 points.
    Other scorers: Sigrist, 4; Hilmes, 2; Kollman, 2; and Wilkins, 2.

  • Lady Vandals go 1-4 at Mattoon Tourney

    The Lady Vandals went 1-4 in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament, and Vandalia’s Olivia Marquardt was named to the all-tournament team.
    Vandalia defeated Sullivan, and lost to Effingham St. Anthony, Mattoon and lost to Olney twice.
    The Lady Vandals opened with a 65-50 loss, with Marquardt topping Vandalia scorers with 13 points. Lanee McNary and Madison Klanke each had 10 points. Other scorers: Anna Miller 6, Rachel Zimmerman 6 and Megan Kern 5.

  • Alumni & Friends Raffle
  • Vandalia Holiday Tournament Top 10 List

    1) Jared Cain, Patoka-156
    2) Drew Gibson, St. Anthony-94
    3) Richie Well, Vandalia-92
    4) Malcom Miller, Shelbyville-86
    5) Nathan Casey, Vandalia-84
    6) Jeff Gaither, Flora-77
    7) Garrett Belcher, Patoka-75
    8) Turner Pullen, Shelbyville-72
    9) Kyle Lynch, Pana-65
    10) Adam Miller, Pana-65

    Rebounds
    1) Garrett Belcher, Patoka-53
    2) Jared Cain, Patoka-45
    3) Alex Loeffler, Father McGivney-41
    4) Nathan Casey, Vandalia-38
    5) Logan Shumate, Father McGivney-37

  • Wrestlers finish 7th at 40-team Abe's Rumble

    Match #1 Round 1: Vandalia defeated Heyworth 60-15
    106 - Levi Neuleib (Heyworth) over Dakota Gasaway (Vandalia) TF 19-3
    113 - Gabe Spencer (Heyworth) over Zack Stephenson (Vandalia) Maj 14-4
    120 - Tanner Swain (Vandalia) over Andrew Sims (Heyworth) Dec 5-4
    126 - Jarrett Paslay (Vandalia) over Logan King (Heyworth) Fall 0:38
    132 - Logan Sullens (Vandalia) over Carter Bangert (Heyworth) Fall 0:25
    138 - Bradyn Kaiser (Vandalia) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf

  • St. Anthony wins 45th annual VHT

    Effingham St. Anthony shot 75 percent from two-point range and outscored Pana in all four quarters in taking the title at the 45th annual Vandalia Holiday Tournament.

  • Marriage Licenses

    The following marriage license applications were filed in the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Vicky Conder:
    Jimmy Dewayne Hankins Jr.
    Vandalia
    Georgia Ann Arnold
    Vandalia
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    Timothy Darrel Sieben
    Vandalia
    Joi Marie Eddy
    Ramsey
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    Robert Lee Steiner
    Mulberry Grove
    Melody Ann Barnhart
    Mulberry Grove
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    Dylan Jackson Scott
    Greenup
    Taylor Jade Richards
    Flat Rock
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    Jason Wayne Martin
    Brownstown

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Deshad L. Aikens, 28, 107 S. Fifth St., Vandalia, was arrested on Jan. 1 on charges of indecent solicitation of a child and aggravated criminal sexual assault. Bond was $20,000, and he was transferred to Douglas County.
    • Shawn D. Schollenbruch, 51, Decatur, was arrested on Jan. 1 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was $25,000.

  • Library starts Winter Reading Program

    All local students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 are invited to partipate in Evans Public Library's Winter Reading Program, "Book Your Winter Get-Away!"
    For each book they read over the winter, participants will receive a ticket to enter to win prizes.
    The program runs through Feb. 28. Students may sign up anytime at the library.