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Today's News

  • Minister's Forum

    By The Rev. Robert Weaver
    First Baptist Church in Vandalia

     

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    By Panzi Blackwell

  • Liberty Christian Revival Run
  • Buddy Bass Tournament Winners
  • Slow-Pitch Softball Results

    League standings (final)
    Buckstop Archery, 15-3
    Keck’s Marsh, 10-8
    Boley Homes, 8-10
    Montgomery Plumbing, 3-15

    Results from July 21
    Buckstop Archery 12
    Montgomery Plumbing 5
    Buckstop: Caleb Miller, double

    Buckstop Archery 10
    Montgomery Plumbing 5
    Buckstop: Caleb Miller, double
    Montgomery: Shawn Lotz, double
    Keck’s Marsh 13
    Boley Homes 6
    Keck: Jon Lotz, home run, double

    Keck’s Marsh 8
    Boley Homes 6

  • Fayette County Speedway Results

    FRIDAY, JULY 23
    UMP DIRTcar Modified Division – 19 cars
    Heat 1           
    1.     N59     Chad Evans
    2.     11     Kelly Devall
    3.     1     Larry Anderson
    4.     42     Steve Lach
    Heat 2           
    1.     11M     Michael Rauch
    2.     49     Craig Kern

  • Family YMCA dedicates building with road races

    More than 40 people participated in four running/walking events Saturday morning – the first events to be held at the new facility of the Family YMCA of Fayette County.
    Among the events that were contested were the 10K run (men and women), 5K run (men and women), two-mile walk and a one-mile run.
    In the 10K, Erin Schaub of Brownstown defeated all runners, finishing in 42:10. Runner-up on the women’s side was Allison Mueller of Neoga. For the men, Roger Hill was first in 51:27 and Rick Myers was second in 55:39.

  • Junior Legion All-Star Game

    Three players from Vandalia participated in the Junior Legion All-Star game Sunday afternoon in Vandalia.
    Those players included Ian Murrell, Trevor Montgomery and Dathan Berning.
    Coach Luke Hohlt of Vandalia served as coach for one of the teams.

  • One-Car Accident

    At the request of police, Vandalia firefighters Tom DePaolo, Jeremy Lange and Jason Paslay use extrication tools to lift a vehicle found in a cornfield off of Ill. Old Route 140 west of Vandalia on Saturday, to determine whether anyone was in the vehicle. Charges are pending against the person who allegedly took the vehicle from a Vandalia residence, wrecked it on the S-curve west of town and then fled from the scene.

  • Dean's Lists

    Blackburn College
    Blackburn College has announced those students named to its spring 2010 dean’s list.
    Earning a grade point average of 4.0 were Beth Campbell, daughter of Timmy and Glori Campbell; and Tiffany Gould, daughter of Ron and Tena Gould, both of Vandalia; and Nicole Opfer, daughter of Craig and Amy Opfer, and Staci Smithson, daughter of Darin Smithson, both of Shobonier.