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Today's News

  • St. Elmo boys earn win in season-opener

    FARINA – The seniors stepped up to get the lead, and the young buck made the plays to put the game away for St. Elmo in double-overtime on Tuesday.

    Seniors Blaine Scholes and Ben Sperry combined to make 4-of-5 free throws in the first 30 seconds of the second overtime period, and sophomore Levi Maxey then recorded a 3-pointer, steal and layup in a span of 14 seconds to bump St. Elmo’s lead to seven during a 53-50 season-opening win on Tuesday.

  • The College Report: Earnest helps Vanderbilt to win

    In years past, the Vanderbilt University bowling team has dominated the Hawk Classic held in Millsboro, Del.

    This year was no different. Vandalia grad Jessica Earnest, a Vanderbilt bowler, bowled in four games of the tournament, including the final head-to-head matchup against Fairleigh- Dickinson University. Vanderbilt won convincingly, earning a 4-2 victory.

  • Brownstown gets 4th at Turkey Tourney

    Brownstown had the best finish among area teams at the Ramsey/Mulberry Grove Super Turkey Tournament last week.

    The Bombers finished 2-2 to place fourth at the tournament, earning wins against Mulberry Grove and Odin and losing to Sandoval in pool play and Christ Our Rock, 50-47, in the third-place game.

    Sandoval was the eventual tournament champion, defeating Cowden-Herrick in overtime, 75-66.

    Mulberry Grove defeated Patoka, 45-39, to place fifth, and Ramsey beat Odin, 63-52, in the seventh-place game.

  • Prep scores and schedules (Dec. 1)

    Boys Basketball
    Tuesday, Nov. 29
    Sandoval 58
    Brownstown 46
    BHS: 11-9-11-15—46
    SHS: 15-9-9-24—58
    Points: Austin Hunter, 18; Colten Hunter, 18; Jacob Behrends, 4; Eric Gurtner, 4; Matt Sefton, 2.
    Record: 2-3

  • Rotary's Christmas Parade is Saturday

    Santa Claus will be welcomed into Vandalia this Saturday as he will participate in the annual Vandalia Rotary Christmas Parade.

    The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Fayette County Courthouse parking lot and travels east on Gallatin Street to Fourth Street, where it turns south and disbands at the First National Bank parking lot.

    Santa, however, will continue to Lincoln Park, where he will be available to talk with children in the park’s gazebo from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Olde Tyme Christmas
  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary

    Breakfast
    Monday, Nov. 28 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Uncrustable peanut butter and jelly.
    Wednesday, Nov. 30 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
     Thursday, Dec. 1 – Choice of cereal and doughnut.   
    Friday, Dec. 2 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch

  • Honor Rolls

    The Regional Office of Education No. 3 Alternative Education Programs have announced their honor rolls and perfect attendance for the first quarter.
    Student who earned a B average or better were named to the honor roll.
    New Approach Alternative High School
    Honor Roll

  • TV Donated to FCH LTC

    Nick Piazza recently honored his late wife, Jean, by giving a 32-inch, flat-screen television to Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care for use by the residents there.

    Piazza, second from right, was, in turn, presented a plaque of appreciation by the facility’s Families That Care organization. Pictured with Piazza are, from left, Tawnya Stout, LTC activities coordinator; Edie Haseley, president of Families That Care; and Gay Aukamp, member of Families That Care.

  • Rotary Honors GFWC Vandalia Womens Club

    The GFWC Vandalia Womens Club, which has been active in Vandalia since 1913, was recently recognized by the Vandalia Rotary Club for its assistance with the Vandalia Rotary Club’s bi-monthly blood drives.