Today's News

  • JH Basketball

    Vandalia’s eighth-grade girls went 1-2 last week as they hosted the Old Capital Classic.
    The Lady Vandals defeated Pocahontas in their first game, 25-21, then lost to Altamont on Thursday, 33-19, and to Greenville on Friday, 30-15.
    Vandalia vs. Pocahontas – Abby Durbin 2, Sydney Miller 8, Olivia Dunn 2, Lexi Wehrle 7, Jadie Keck 5, Riely Ward 1.
    Vandalia vs. Altamont – Durbin 4, Miller 8, Keck 3, Ward 4.
    Vandalia vs. Greenville – Durbin 2, Miller 6, Wehrle 3, Keck 4.

  • Old Capital Classic Champs
  • Lady Vandals fall to Pana in volleyball

    The Lady Vandals lost to Pana in two games, 18-25, 19-25, in a home match last Thursday evening.

    Vandalia – Aces-Hall 1, Younker 2; kills-Younker 1, C. Wilkerson 4, Miller 2, Kern 2, Jackson 3; blocks-Tarkington 1, Kern 3, Jackson 1; digs-McNary 6, Younker 4, C. Wilkerson 3, Stewart 3, Austin 1, Miller 2.
    The JV Lady Vandals won in three games, 26-24, 17-25, 25-19, and the freshmen split, 11-25, 25-18.

    St. Elmo/Brownstown defeated Neoga in two games, 26-24, 25-11, last Thursday.

  • Lady Vandals host Volley for the Cure on Thursday

    The Vandalia Community High School volleyball teams host Greenville this Thursday evening for the annual Volley for the Cure event featuring the two teams.
    The proceeds from the event will go to the Fayette County Cancer Fund, which helps local cancer patients by providing gas cards, meal vouchers and other incidentals not covered by insurance.
    The evening gets under way at 5 p.m. with the freshman contest, the start of a silent auction and the sale of event T-shirts and cupcakes (available in limited quantities).

  • Shulman co-champion at SCC golf tourney

    Vandalia’s Scott Shulman shot a 2-over par 73 on Monday at Indian Springs Golf Club to become the South Central Conference Golf Tournament co-champion.

  • Bombers win E-I Conference Tourney

    Lewis Brown struck out 13 Ramsey batters in five innings last Thursday at Vandalia Mutual Field to win the Egyptian-Illini Conference Tournament with a perfect 3-0 record.

  • Vandals use multiple weapons in win

    Vandalia fought off early struggles with a key position change caused by injury, but rolled in the second half to a 47-26 win over Piasa Southwestern on Friday.

  • Megan Wilson's address to the Vandalia School Board on bullying

    This is something that I have never dreamt of doing – standing up in a room to express how scared I am for our children. The word bullying is taken so lightly anymore in the state has tied the hands of our teachers in order to follow through with appropriate action.

  • Winter clothing give-away is Saturday

    In cooperation with Fayette County Real Estate, Vandalia Rehab and Health Care Center is hosting a free winter clothing and coat give-away this Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Donations of gently used winter clothing items and coats are being accepted through Friday at Vandalia Rehab and Health Care Center, 1500 W. St. Louis Ave., and Fayette County Real Estate, 725 W. Fillmore St., Vandalia.
    On Saturday, doors open promptly at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

  • Hammer set to plead next week

    A Vandalia woman who was charged in March of last year with seriously injuring her infant child said last week that she intends to plead guilty in the near future.