Today's News

  • Sports Briefs (July 7)

    Alumni softball game is Thursday

    The Vandalia alumni softball game will be held on Thursday at 6 p.m.

    The game will be played on the Vandalia high school softball field.

    Vandalia's high school team will play its final home game of the summer season on Thursday, July 21, against Greenville. Next Thursday, the Lady Vandals play at Greenville, and they will play in the Decatur League Tournament from July 20-23.

    Lake Land College to host b-ball camps

  • Kids Fishing Tournament

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Kids Fishing Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, June 11.

    Forty kids took part in the tournament and combined to catch  481 fish. The winners are pictured.

  • Open Fishing Tournament

    Open Fishing Tournament results.

  • Vandalia Men's Slo-Pitch Softball Results from June 29

    Game 1
    KMO’s 15
    Boley Mobile Homes 0
    •Wyatt Schnaite and James Giles homered, and Jake Brimberry had a triple for KMO’s.

    Game 2
    Boley 1
    KMO’s 0
    •With two outs in the second inning, Buddy Carroll tripled and Joe Elliott drove him home with a single to score the game’s lone run. That was the first 1-0 game in the history of the league that wasn’t a forfeit.

  • Fayette County Speedway Results from July 1

    Modified Division - 27 cars
    Heat 1        
    1.    49    Craig Kern
    2.    28      Michael Bolyard
    3.    G1    Gabe Menser
    4.    11    Kelly Devall
    Heat 2        
    1.    98C    Cole Hussong
    2.    42    Steve Lach

  • Farina Fourth of July Celebration is Saturday

    The village of Farina will celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday with a celebration at the village park that will feature a variety of activities.
    The celebration gets under way at 9 a.m. with a wooden bat tournament featuring children's and adults' brackets. A food stand opens at 11 a.m., and registration for the 2 p.m. parade begins at 1 p.m.

  • Dothager reunion is Monday

    The Herman Dothager family reunion will be held Monday in the pavilion at Rogier Park on West Fillmore Street in Vandalia.
    Lunch with the traditional homemade ice cream is at noon.

  • Gottman will address chamber

    The Vandalia Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon on Wednesday in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steakhouse.

    A noon luncheon will be followed by a business meeting and the program. This month, Vandalia Mayor Rick Gottman will give his "State of the City" address.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News June 30, 2011

     “Nadine” Has Come to Brownstown and Gone… (But the memory lingers on…)
    …And what memories!

  • Frogtown News June 30, 2011

    St. Peter Auxiliary
    The St. Peter American Legion Auxiliary held its meeting at the Legion Home on June 21 at 7:30 p.m., with 12 members present.