Today's News

  • Reassessing recycling

    Just one month after adding a $1 surcharge to monthly water bills for recycling services provided by FAYCO Enterprises, the Vandalia City Council has decided to take a second look at the issue.
    During Monday’s council meeting, Alderman Steve Barker said that Greenville radio station WGEL reported that FAYCO had signed an agreement with Bond County through which it would pick up recyclable items there for up to $7,200 a year, much less than what the city will be giving FAYCO as a result of the water bill surcharge.

  • OAVC's Golden Anniversary

    Fifty years ago, a group of area educators, led by Vandalia Superintendent of Schools G.V. Blythe, not only realized that a large number of high school graduates would not go on to college. And they did something monumental to serve those who would not.

  • Reunions

    The descendants of George and Gertie Hall gathered at the Unity Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Saturday, July 22, for a family reunion.
    The potluck began at noon, with 42 in attendance. The day was spent visiting, looking at photos and reminiscing.
    George and Gertie were the parents of nine children. Seven are deceased, and daughters  Bessie Jones and Jane Hall live in Vandalia, and were present at the gathering.

  • CMN Proclamation
  • Vandalia Postmaster Retires
  • Statehouse Story Times
  • Fayette County Speedway

    July 26 Results
    Craftsman Club Feature
    1. 1- Brandon Sheppard
    2. 44- Chris Madden
    3. 7- Rick Eckert
    4. 25- Shane Clanton
    5. C8- Timothy Culp
    6. 157- Mike Marlar
    7. 91- Tyler Erb
    8. 7R- Kent Robinson
    9. 11- Gordy Gundaker
    10. 32- Bobby Pierce
    11. 33- Tanner English
    12. 1*- Chub Frank
    13. 14m- Morgan Bagley
    14. 25F- Jason Feger
    15. 9- Devin Moran
    16. 18- Eric Wells
    17. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr
    18. 15v- Kolby Vanderbergh

  • VCHS Soccer Camp
  • Getting in the swim of things: Vandalia swim team formed

    “Some kids don’t like to play baseball and some kids don’t like to play basketball, but most kids like to swim.”

  • 2017 Fayette County Fair Open Results

        Publicity Report - Premium Placing
    Department A - Beef & Dual Pur Cattle
    Class 1 - Angus
        Lot 51 - Bull Yearling
        First    Kramer  Farms, Farina    
        Lot 52 - Bull Calf
        First    Kramer  Farms, Farina
        Second    Kramer  Farms, Farina