Today's News

  • Track and field results (May 12)

    Vandalia Girls
    Saturday, May 7
    SCC Frosh/Soph meet
    First-place finisher
    •Sierah Ruffner, high jump (5 feet, 10 inches)
    Second-place finishers
    •Megan Masters, 300-meter hurdles (0:59.9)
    •Ruffner, triple jump (28 feet, 7 1/2 inches)
    Third-place finishers
    •Iris Daiber, long jump (13 feet)
    •Randi Evans, 100-meter hurdles (0:20.3)
    •Dokey, Ruffner, Evans and Daiber, 4X200-meter relay (2:03.3)
    Fourth-place finishers

  • Marriage Licenses-May 12, 2011

    The following marriage licenses have been issued by the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Terri D. Braun:
    Charles James Schilling
    Jessika Noell Folta
    James Malik Harrell
    Cassandra Marie Gray
    Charles Walter Leidner Sr.
    Lana Darlene Rainey
    Mt. Sterling
    Ronald Lee Gatons
    Barbara Diane Keller
    David Lamar Auker

  • Vandalia Junior High Boys and Girls Track Results (May 12)

    Thursday, May 5
    at Hillsboro
    Eighth-grade boys
    First-place finishers
    •Ryan Bayles, long jump
    •Luke Hollinshead, shot put
    •Trenton Kinworthy, discus
    •Ben Strobel, 800-meter run
    •Strobel, 1600-meter run
    •Bayles, Sarchet, Lott and Kinney, 4X200-meter relay
    Second-place finishers
    •Bayles, 200-meter dash
    •Devin Durbin, 110-meter hurdles
    •Hollinshead, discus
    •Lucian Kinney, 100-meter dash
    •Kinney, shot put

  • Tumblers go to state meet

    Tumblers from Triple AAA Tumbling participated in the state meet in Decatur last month.

  • Fayette County Speedway Results from May 6

    May 6, 2011
    UMP DIRTcar Modified
    30 cars
    Heat 1        
    1.    66    Michael Fox
    2.    1    Tim Hancock
    3.    24H       Mike Harrison
    4.    89    Norm Wood
    Heat 2        
    1.    83          Kasey Schrock

  • Building Permits

    The city of Vandalia has issued the following building permits:
    • Stacy McWhorter, for a fence at 123 N. Eighth St.
    • Brent and Sue Schwarm, for a garage at 1618 W. Fillmore St.
    • Bill Overton, for a free-standing sign at 1052 Wagner St.
    • Rhonda Provines, for a privacy fence at 1509 Morning Glory Drive.
    • C.J.Schilling, for a covered deck on Vandalia Lake lot no. 60.
    • Robert Jakubowski, for a fence at 2721 Clinton St.

  • FCH Challenges Rotary Club

    Fayette County Hospital has challenged the Vandalia Rotary Club in the next blood drive, which will be held on Tuesday, May 24.

    In the Rotary Challenge, community organizations and businesses compete with the Rotary Club to get the most donors attempting to give blood. Each group will select a charitable organization that will be the recipient of a $200 donation from a participating area bank if their group wins. Pictured above are Rotary President Kevin Childers, left, and Greg Starnes, CEO of Fayette County Hospital.

  • National Bank Easter Winners

    Breanna Junior of Vandalia (first photo) was the winner of one of the Easter Basket drawings held on April 22 by National Bank in Vandalia. Her basket included toys and candy.

    Tristan Hunter of Vandalia (second photo) was the other Easter Basket winner in a drawing held by National Bank of Vandalia on April 22. Included in his basket are a bat and ball, as well as other toys and candy.

  • Old Capital View Ribbon-Cutting

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday at Old Capital View restaurant on Fourth Street in downtown Vandalia.

    Those participating included owners Betty and Roger Roe (center), and Betty's sister, Jessie Maske (far left), and their employees.

  • Denny's Groundbreaking

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, April 28, at South Central FS Fast Stop for the Denny's Restaurant that will be opening at that location in the fall.

    Participants included Mayor Rick Gottman, South Central FS General Manager Byron Sikma, Denny's franchisee Dave Behrends, Vandalia Mayor Rick Gottman, Vandalia Director of Economic Development JoAnn Givens and Doug Fulk of Fulk Construction, the general contractor for the Denny's project.