Today's News

  • Marriage Licenses

    Adam Scott Mulvaney
    Durandi Elizabeth Robertson
    Lori Michelle Sefton
    Devon Lea Melvin
    La Harpe
    James Michael Yount
    Kimberly Racquel Hoffman
    Adam Leroy Jourdan
    Hope Marie Carroll
    Sean Kelly Stokes
    Randi Lea Masterman

  • College News

    A Vandalia student is among 86 business and management students at the University of Illinois Springfield inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter.
    Noah Emerick was inducted into the chapter during a ceremony on Saturday, April 8, in Brookens Auditorium.
    Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

  • Brownstown again offering school registration online

    The Brownstown School District is again be offering online registration for all Brownstown students, grades K-12.
    Online registration will be available through July 31. Parents are reminded that they will still need to attend registration on August 8 to fill out medical information and pay any registration fees.  
    By registering online, parents will be able to update all student information and save time on registration day.

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  • Council OKs $1.25 for recycling

    In split votes on Monday, the Vandalia City Council approved adding two surcharges to the monthly bills of city water users to help keep two local recycling programs operating.
    The council, in 5-3 votes, approved a $1 monthly surcharge to support the recycling program operated by FAYCO Enterprises and a 25-cent surcharge for the Fayette County Soil and Water Conservation District’s electronics recycling program.

  • City OKs Thrill Hill document

    The Vandalia City Council took the next step toward replacement of a bridge on Thrill Hill Road north of town.
    The council voted 6-2 to approved an Illinois Department of Transportation local agency agreement for federal participation.
    That agreement shows that the estimated cost for a new bridge is $487,050, with the federal government paying $389,640 and the city’s share being $97,410.
    The Thrill Hill bridge project, Mayor Rick Gottman said at a recent meeting, is scheduled to be included in IDOT’s August bid letting.

  • Zimmerman a summer Statehouse employee

    There is a new face” in downtown Vandalia this summer – David Zimmerman, a historical interpreter at the Vandalia Statehouse.

  • Farina Fourth of July Parade