Today's News

  • Frogtown News

    Selma Quade, 99, of Edgewood, died on Friday. The funeral was held on Wednesday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
    Brian and Rhiannon Wodtka are the parents of a daughter, Emma Neri Elizabeth was born on Aug. 16, 2016.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by her brother, Michael.
    Grandparents are Kevin and Bev Wodtka, and Denton and Darletta Brasel.

  • YMCA opens registration for fall programs

    The Family YMCA of Fayette County will offer a number of programs for ages 4 through eighth-grade this fall.
    They will be holding a soccer, NFL FLAG and volleyball clinic, with the games/clinics beginning the week of Sept. 12. Soccer will offer clinics for ages 4-first-grade, second-fourth grade and fifth-eighth grade. NFL FLAG will be open to second-fourth grades and the volleyball clinic will be available to third-eighth grades.
    The deadline for registration is Aug. 28 at 9 p.m.

  • St. Elmo News

    Thursday, August 25
    • ExxonMobil Annuitants, noon, Vandalia Ponderosa.
    Friday, August 26
    • Brownstown-St. Elmo Sports Boosters all-you-can-eat fish fry, 4-7 p.m. See additional info following the announcements.
    Thursday, September 1
    • St. Elmo Business Association, noon, Mary Ann’s Restaurant.
    • St. Elmo Women’s Civic Club, 7 p.m., St. Elmo Public Library.
    Sports Boosters’ All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry

  • Area Prep Roundup (Aug. 25)

    South Central Junior High Softball
    The South Central Junior High softball team defeated St. Elmo in three innings Thursday afternoon, 18-0.
    Laney Webster was nearly perfect, allowing no hits and one HBP while striking out eight.
    South Central vs. St. Elmo
    SC  9 5 4  18 7 0
    SE  0 0 0  0 0 4

  • Jesus the ultimate fulfillment of promises

    Abram was chosen by God, called from a family of idolaters for Joshua recorded “Abraham served other gods”. (Joshua 24:2)

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Tanya L. Evans, 33, 1660 N. 1150 St., Vandalia, was arrested on Aug. 22 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $3,000.
    • Sarah L. Mecum, 21, 218 S. Harris, Bingham, was arrested on Aug. 21 on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property. Bond was $25,000.
    • Devin E. Johnson, 19, 204 E. Fifth St., Ramsey, was arrested on Aug. 21 on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property. Bond was $25,000.

  • VYO Football
  • Fayette County Speedway (August 20 results)

    HEAT 1
    1.    1A AARON DRAEGE
    2.    E55 CHAD SELLERS
    3.    3D KEVIN LEE
    4.    51 PHIL BIBLE
    HEAT 2
    1.    21 KHRIS FOHNE
    3.    67P DAN PAINTER
    4.    74J JEFF SANFORD
    1.    21 KHRIS FOHNE
    2.    E55 CHAD SELLERS

  • Bombers struggle to find control as they fall to South Central, 11-0


  • Aces use offensive outburst to soar past Ramsey in season opener