Today's News

  • Vandal wrestlers win 17th straight regional title

    SHELBYVILLE -- Justin Hill, C.J. Runkel and Daniel Edwards all won individual regional championships to help Vandalia win its 17th straight regional title on Saturday.

    Levi Ulmer earned his 100th career win in the semifinals and lost to the No. 2 ranked wrestler in the state in the championship bout.

    A full story will appear in Thursday's edition of The Leader-Union.

  • Sports schedule -- Saturday, Feb. 5

    The Vandalia High School wrestlers are at the Shelbyville Regional Tournament. The finals begin at 1 p.m.

    A decision on the Vandalia High School boys basketball game (6 p.m. start against Marquette Catholic) has yet to be made. We will bring that information when it becomes available.

    The Vandalia Eighth-Grade Volleyball Tournament was canceled.

  • 2:40 p.m., Thursday: St. Elmo Schools Schedule

    St. Elmo School District’s Calendar for February 4th has been modified.

    Students will not attend school on Friday, February 4th due to a change in the calendar.  Friday instead will be set as a Teacher Inservice Day.

  • Sports cancellations -- Thursday, Feb. 3

    Please continnue to check back through the day for more cancellation updates.

    The following Vandalia athletic events have been canceled for Thursday, Feb. 3

    •Boys basketball against Altamont is canceled and rescheduled for Feb. 17.
    •Junior high volleyball against Pana is canceled.

    The following St. Elmo athletic events have been canceled for Thursday, Feb. 3:

  • School Menus

    Monday, Feb. 7 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Choice of cereal, cinnamon roll.
    Wednesday, Feb. 9 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Thursday, Feb. 10 – Breakfast pizza.   
    Friday, Feb. 11 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Callie, the Kitty, Comforts Josie, the Doggie
    We had noticed that Josie, the late Mandy’s little 10-year-old puppy, had not been acting up to par lately.

  • Frogtown News-Feb. 3, 2011

    By Belinda Harpster

  • St. Elmo News-Feb. 3, 2011

    By Anna Jean Rhodes

  • Durbin – 72nd Anniversary

    Clifford and Daisy Durbin of St. Elmo celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Feb. 2.
    Clifford and the former Daisy Hopper were married on Feb. 2, 1939, at the Fayette County Courthouse, with Judge Charlie Myers officiating, this being the first wedding that Judge Myers had preformed. Their attendants were Adele Kelly and Mary C. Grey.  
    After being married, the Durbins settled in rural St. Elmo. Cliff drove the school bus for 26 years and farmed, and Daisy was a homemaker.  

  • School Menus

    Monday, Feb. 7– Cinnamon toast.  
    Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Waffles.
    Wednesday, Feb. 9 – Breakfast pizza.
    Thursday, Feb. 10 – Oatmeal/toast.  
    Friday, Feb. 11 – Cinnamon rolls.
    • Served daily: Cereal, orange juice and milk.
    Monday, Feb. 7 – Hot dog on bun, Doritos, carrots, peaches and milk.    
    Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Hamburger/potato bake, green beans, bread, pears and milk.