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Today's News

  • Prep Roundup (Nov. 22)

    A slow second half allowed Shelbyville to erase its 27-16 deficit against Brownstown last Thursday, as the Lady Bombers fell, 44-42.

    Juniors Molly Hill and Audriana Pruett each had 12 points to pace Brownstown (1-1), which only scored 15 points in the second half.

    The Lady Bombers missed eight free throws in the second half, and made just 40 percent of those shots in the game.

  • PHOTO: 23-point deer harvested

    Rex Rosenberger of Ramsey recently harvested a 23-point deer in northern Fayette County. He said he has seen the deer the past three years, but had never been close enough to kill it. The deer measured 234.5 inches.

  • Smith named state football official

    Vandalia resident Jay Smith will be officiating at the state football finals in Champaign.

    He will either work the Class 4A title game Friday night or the class 5A title game Saturday morning.

    He also worked the state finals in 2005.

    In addition, a Vandalia officiating crew of Dave Givens, Mike Critcheloe, Jerry Schukar, Larry Rebbe and Paul Yagow officiated two rounds of games in this season's playoffs.

  • Road Ranger acquires FS Travel Center

    See this week's issue-Available Tuesday afternoon this week!

  • BHS chorus salutes veterans
  • Wedding

    Krista Suzanne Kukowski of Greenville and Capt. Adam Ward Cole of Vandalia were united in marriage at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at First Christian Church in Greenville, with Darryl Bolen officiating.

  • Romney-289 Obama-109

    While adults in Vandalia were going to the polls last Tuesday for their part in electing this country’s president, students at Vandalia Junior High School were also casting ballots.

  • MacMurray hires Eason

    MacMurray College has hired Alyssa Eason as a public relations associate.

  • GED Honor Students

    Kaskaskia College recently held a GED graduation ceremony in the Lifelong Learning Center. Kaskaskia College offers a GED scholarship to eligible GED® graduates.

  • Mary Lou Whitten Scholarship

    Kaskaskia College has announced that Nicole Stanfa of Carlyle has been named the recipient of the Dean of Nursing Mary Lou Whitten Endowed Scholarship awarded through the Kaskaskia College Foundation.

    Stanfa is a 2011 graduate of Carlyle High School and is a sophomore pursuing an associate of nursing degree. She is the daughter Perry and Nancy Stanfa. Pictured above, from left to right, are Dennis Whitten, Stanfa and Chris Whitten.