Today's News

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Spring Is Just Around The Corner…
    …time to get out the seed catalogues (which always makes me think of the late Charlie and Gladys Fisher, and plan this summer’s garden.

  • Church Briefs-Feb. 17, 2011

    Southern gospel concert this Saturday

    A Southern gospel concert featuring "Soldiers of the Cross" from Aurora will be held at Crown Point Church this Saturday at 7 p.m.
    The church is located seven miles south of Vandalia on Carlyle Road.
    For more information, contact the Rev. Pete LeDuc at 339-1646.

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  • Evergreen Outreach-Feb. 17, 2011

    By Edith Elliott

  • Refuse to be a victim; take responsibility for actions

    Have you heard the saying, “The grass always looks greener on the other side”?

  • School Menus-Feb. 17, 2011

    Monday, Feb. 21 – No school.   
    Tuesday, Feb. 22 – French toast stix w/syrup.
    Wednesday, Feb. 23 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Feb. 24 – Choice of cereal, cinnamon doughnut hole.   
    Friday, Feb. 25 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Monday, Feb. 21 – No school.    

  • Abe visits Brownstown Elementary

    In honor of Lincoln's Birthday, Brownstown sixth-grader Jeffrey Kelly portrayed the 16th President and visited each classroom. He visited with the students and told them a little about his life, and then gave every student a birthday treat. Kelly is shown with BES Principal Angela Reeter.

  • Brownstown Teachers Go Red for Women

  • Births

    Delaney Elizabeth Levanti
    Lucas and Jessica Levanti of West Frankfort are the parents of a girl born at 5:17 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.

  • Hipsher – 40 Years

    George and Beverly Hipsher of Vandalia will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children and family from 2-4 p.m. this Sunday at Bethel Baptist Church rural Vandalia.

  • Courson – 50 Years

    Richard and Doris Courson of St. Peter will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the St. Peter American Legion Home, hosted by their children.
    Richard and the former Doris Rothe were married on Feb.  26, 1961, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church by the Rev. Martin L. Travis. Their attendants were Mary Lillian Virden and the late Dean Virden.