Today's News

  • Vandalia attorney elected judge

    Cynthia Y. Cobbs, director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, announced on Thursday afternoon that the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court judges voted to select Jeffrey M. "Marc" Kelly as an associate judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit.

    Kelly, a Vandalia Community High School graduate, earned an undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in 1996, and his juris doctorate from John Marshall in Chicago in 2000.

  • Frogtown News

    Attend Birthday Celebration
    Dane and Belinda Harpster of St. Peter attended the sixth birthday celebration of their granddaughter, Madison Eller of Jackson, Mo., on Saturday.

  • 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.