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Less than a week after the number of candidates for sheriff in Fayette County’s spring primary election dropped to two, it increased to four.
Vandalia’s mayor announced on Monday that the city will be taking the first step toward a major improvement to one of the city’s major north-south thoroughfares.
Rick Gottman told alderman at the city council meeting that Vandalia has received a $150,000 grant for the design of a new road surface for Sunset Drive.
A Vandalia man who was convicted on burglary and methamphetamine charges in an October jury trial has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
At a recent sentence hearing, Fayette County Resident Circuit Judge Gene Schwarm ordered that Avery A. Swarms serve prison terms for four offenses committed in the spring of this year.
Anna Jean Rhodes is a very busy lady, but not too busy to enjoy Christmas and the beauty of her surroundings in her home.
Thursday, December 5
The South Central Illinois Law Dogs and Ladies are asking for the public’s participation in their Help a Hero Collection Drive.
Through the drive, the Law Dogs and Ladies are preparing Christmas packages for aging veterans.
Scouting for Food bags to be picked up
Local Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts will again be participating in Scouting for Food this year.
All Vandalia sporting events scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, have been canceled.
*High school girls basketball at Gillespie
*Jr. high boys basketball vs. Teutopolis
*Eighth-grade regional semifinals at Hillsboro
At a recent meeting of the Effingham Area Tea Party, President Todd Slingerland reminded attendees that the monthly meeting dates have been changed to the second Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at Culvers in Effingham.
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