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Today's News

  • Thrivent Financial honors Eckhardt

    Richard Eckhardt, CLTC, Altamont, a financial associate with Thrivent Financial, has qualified to attend the Peak Performers conference as a Sierra Level qualifier by providing outstanding financial guidance, solutions and service to members of the organization in 2015.

  • Gumball Artwork
  • The Cork Ribbon-Cutting
  • Family YMCA Special Olympians
  • Births

    McKenna Lynn Wallace
    Ben and Charli Wallace of Shelton, Wash., was the parents of a girl born at 5:19 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2016, at Capital Medical Center in Olympia, Wash.

  • Banks of the Okaw

    There is no photo this week.
    Last week's photo: Ken Cripe.
    Identifying him were: Carol Behrends, Robert and Esther Meyer, Roger and Betty Roe, Patti West, Rube Yarbrough, Boyd and Norma Ledbetter, Donna Chrisman, Steve Merriman, Lisa and Davis Schaal, Brad and Connie Brannon, and Beth and Steve Tarter.
    This week’s Scrambler: etagr teuporistnpio rea eotnf neligtfe.
    Can you unscramble it? If so, call The Leader-Union, 283-3374, by 5 p.m. next Monday.
    Last week’s Scrambler: Remember that credit is money.

  • Fayette County's early ties to Texas

    Texas was an independent nation from March 2, 1836-Feb. 16, 1846 when it became the 28th state to join the Union.
    Sam Houston was chosen president of the republic, with his inauguration on Oct. 22, 1836. Annexation to the United States was applied for and, as they say, the rest is history.
    Let’s go back a few years, shall we – before 1836? There is a Fayette County connection there.

  • Vandalia Memories
  • Fayette County's early ties to Texas

    Texas was an independent nation from March 2, 1836-Feb. 16, 1846 when it became the 28th state to join the Union.
    Sam Houston was chosen president of the republic, with his inauguration on Oct. 22, 1836. Annexation to the United States was applied for and, as they say, the rest is history.
    Let’s go back a few years, shall we – before 1836? There is a Fayette County connection there.

  • New cancer fund a help to many

    One can not dispute that the American Cancer Society, through its Relay for Life, has not benefitted area residents who have battled cancer. But many of those benefits have been indirect, such as the research funded by the ACS.
    And while the residents of Fayette County have been more than generous toward the ACS efforts, a group of county residents believed that they could provide a more-direct benefit to those fighting the battle.
    Thus, the birth of the Fayette County Cancer Fund.