Today's News

  • VES Family Reading Night
  • SEB, SC, Patoka win at MG tourney

    St. Elmo/Brownstown, South Central and Patoka all opened play in the Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament with wins on Monday night.
    St. Elmo/Brownstown edged Mt. Olive, 62-61, after being behind for much of the game.
    SEB led 17-11 after one quarter, but Mt. Olive held a 20-7 edge in the second quarter to lead 31-24 at the half. The Eagles narrowed the gap with a 15-11 edge in the third quarter, then posted the win by outscoring Mt. Olive, 23-19, in the final quarter.

  • BSE bombs Shelbyville, now at 1-1

    Claire Wilhour knocked down seven two-point baskets and two three-pointers last Thursday as Brownstown/St. Elmo evened its record at 1-1 with a 49-24 win over Shelbyville.
    The Lady Bombers led 9-2 after one quarter, with Wilhour scoring seven of those points.
    They extended their lead to 23-6 after two quarters as Wilhour and Natalie Oberlink each hit a three and Deana Shelton added a couple of two-pointers.
    Shelbyville held a slim 14-13 edge in the third quarter, but BSE rebounded by outscoring their opponents 13-4 in the final quarter.

  • St. Elmo Volleyball Awards
  • VJHS eighth-graders win big over Altamont

    The Vandalia Junior High School eighth-graders continued their winning ways last Tuesday with a 44-8 win over Altamont.

  • St. Elmo top seed at its tourney

    The host team has been given the top seed and will play in the first game of the 57th annual St. Elmo Holiday Tournament.
    The seeds for the tournament, which runs from Dec. 13-17, are as follows:
    #1 – St. Elmo  
    #2 – Cumberland
    #3 – Vandalia
    #4 – Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City
    #5 – Mulberry Grove
    #6 – South Central
    #7 – Ramsey  
    #8 – Clay City

  • Cade signs for track at McKendree

    For the second time in two weeks, a track athlete has signed a letter of intent to continue at the college level.

  • Local artist paints mural on MG market

    Many know of the many talents of Carol Evaul, and also of her love of Mulberry Grove. An expression of that fondness for the town can now actually be seen … on the wall of Andrew Miller’s community market.

  • Seven years in meth case

    A Brownstown man arrested on multiple methamphetamine charges in January this year has agreed to a prison sentence on one of those charges.

  • School district still waiting for state funds

    The Vandalia School District’s financial picture for the year looks good at this time, given the fact that it has been receiving much of the funds due to them. That will change as the school year progresses, even more dramatically so if it doesn’t receive other monies it is owed.
    “As is tradition with this time of the school year, our fund balances are healthy, based on the fact that we have received all of our (local) property tax monies,” Superintendent of Schools Rich Well told the Vandalia Board of Education last week.