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Today's News

  • Getting Input on Recycling

    As they await proposed agreements from the two agencies that provide local recycling services, city officials want residents to go online to say whether they are willing to monetarily support those services.
    The city and FAYCO, which provides recycling for a wide variety of items, were to work out early this week which one would provide an online survey on its website.

  • BHS Baccalaureate
  • E-I names softball all-conference team

    The Egyptian-Illini Conference announced its all-conference softball team on Monday.
    Receiving all-conference honors were Mackenzie Parkison, Tessa Philpot and Katelyn Maxey of St. Elmo/Brownstown, Madison Compton and Danielle Hill of Ramsey, Alyssa Dothager and Makayla Dothager of Mulberry Grove, and Kylee Wheeler, Bella Doty and Sarah Kirchhofer of Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City.
    Given honorable mention were Trista Koertge and Jenna Koonce of Mulberry Grove, Natalie Oberlink of St. Elmo/Brownstown and Connie Schackmann of Ramsey.
     

  • Ramsey defeats Lady Vandals

    The Lady Vandals had the bases loaded with the tying run at the plate twice on Tuesday at Ramsey, but failed to capitalize, falling 7-3.

  • Vandals tie season record mark

    By beating Roxana on Monday, the Vandalia Vandals both tied the record for wins in a season in more than 50 years and clinched at least a share of the South Central Conference crown.

  • Breaking the Levee
  • OSBG Project Continues
  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, May 11
    • Lunch Bunch, noon, Mary Ann’s Restaurant.
    • St. Elmo Women’s Civic Club rescheduled May meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mary Ann’s Restaurant.
    • St. Elmo Public Library District Board, 7 p.m., St. Elmo Public Library.

  • Frogtown News

    St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
    Worship attendance on Sunday was 196.
    The organist was Jamie Lotz.
    Jacob Hawkey served as acolyte.
    Attending elders were Jay Rothe and Curtis Jenne.
    Remember in Your Prayers
    • Those with health concerns:
    -Wayne Bergmann
    -Don Blomberg
    -Joey Dyer
    -Robert Runge
    • Those with long-term health concerns:
    -Kevin Courson
    -Mark Dunaway
    -Randy Dorr
    -Stefan Goolsby
    -Donna Oertwig
    -Keith Manley
    -John Stedlin

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Back Porch Residency Growing
    The mother robin seems to have “opened the door” for other mother birds looking for a safe location in which to hatch and raise their babies – the Homestead back porch (or deck, as Bill refers to it. To me, a deck with a roof is a porch.)