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Today's News

  • T-Town ends Lady Vandals' season

    The Lady Vandals saw their season come to an end on Tuesday night, falling to the team ranked No. 2 in the state.

  • Buzzer beater

    A buzzer beater by Jered Cain on Saturday gave Patoka a 48-46 win over West Hancock in the Quincy Notre Dame Shootout and Warriors’ coach Joey Eddy his 200th career win on Saturday.
    Cain scored 22 points and teammate Garrett Belcher added 17 to lead the Warriors, who led 14-12 after one quarter, but were down by three, 28-25, at the half.
    Down by two heading into the final quarter, Patoka outscored West Hancock by four in the fourth to get the win.

  • Richardson, Warner advance to IHSA bowling sectional

    Two members of the Vandalia Community High School girls bowling team advanced to sectional competition as the team finished in seventh place in its first regional tournament.

  • 23 in a row

    Just how dominating were Vandalia’s wrestlers at the IHSA Regional Tournament at Lawrenceville on Saturday? Coach Jason Clay and his assistants were at the mat for the championship in 11 of 14 classes and also for third place in a 12th.

  • Volunteers make food pantry happen

    A few months ago, a group of citizens met in the basement of the Brownstown United Methodist Church in response to the invitation given by the UMC minister, the Rev. Don Thomas. He had a sincere wish for the community to have a ministry food pantry for anyone who needed food, and his invitation included the pastors and other representatives of the local churches.

  • No serious injuries in school bus crash

    A Vandalia man was ticketed for disobeying a stop sign following a collision with a Vandalia School District bus early Tuesday morning.

  • Swarm, Barenfanger given Abe Awards

    The Vandalia Chamber of Commerce on Saturday honored two individuals who have worked in different ways to help the community through their volunteer efforts.

  • Burger King staying

    As it turns out, Vandalia will not be losing its Burger King restaurant.
    Vandalia Mayor Rick Gottman announced at Monday’s city council meeting that Teutopolis-based Meyer Oil Co. told him that it would no longer pursue a liquor license that would allow for the operation of a gaming parlor at its Mach 1 Phillips 66 convenience store on Veterans Avenue in Vandalia.

  • Call for help leads to big drug seizure

    Two California women who called police for assistance last week ended up being arrested for allegedly possessing a large amount of marijuana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    The following marriage licenses were issued by the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Vicky Conder:

    Chad Wesley Reed
    Farina
    Chloe Ashlynn Smith
    Dieterich
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    Titus Stauffer Zimmerman
    Hillsboro, Ohio
    Wanda Dawn Zimmerman
    Vandalia
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    John Caleb Clancy
    Vandalia
    Charity Joy Atchison
    Vandalia