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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 schools in the area are closed on Monday.
Reported sports cancellations so far include:
•Patoka high school boys basketball vs. South Central
•Vandalia F/S boys basketball vs. Pana
•Brownstown/St. Elmo girls basketball at Martinsville
The Vandalia Rotary Club Christmas Parade scheduled for Saturday morning has been canceled due to cold weather.
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