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  • KC, St. John's OK pact for nursing students

    In keeping with its mission to provide higher educational opportunities for its students Kaskaskia College has entered into a partnership with St. John’s School of Nursing in Springfield that will enable KC nursing graduates to pursue their bachelor’s degree in nursing.

  • KC Academic Challenge
  • Thursday deadline for file for KC graduation

    The Kaskaskia College Records Office has announced that this Thursday is the deadline for all 2018 spring graduates to apply for graduation.
    KC Registrar Jenna Lammers said, “All graduation applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than March 1 for students to qualify as a May graduate. Any application submitted after this date will be considered a summer graduate.”
    Students must apply online through their MyKC portal.

  • Smith – 63 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Allen Smith of Vandalia will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary this Sunday.

  • Dancers raise funds for VanUytven family

    Dancers from the Vandalia Performing Arts Center, along with guest dancers from Fusion Dance Center, performed their annual Dance Benefit Performance on Feb. 10.

  • VPAC Trophy Winners
  • JH Volleyball

    The Vandalia Junior High School seventh-grade volleyball team’s season ended on Monday with a loss to Pana, 16-25, 18-25.
    The seventh-graders finished the season with a record of 9-10.
    The seventh-graders advanced in the regional by defeating Carlinville, 25-13, 25-23, on Saturday.
    On Friday, the seventh-graders defeated Ramsey, 25-19, 25-13. The eighth-graders defeated Ramsey, 25-9, 25-21.
    On Thursday, the seventh-graders lost to Hillsboro, 11-25, 21-25. The eighth-graders defeated Hillsboro, 25-23, 27-29, 25-15.

  • St. Elmo/Brownstown Seniors Honored
  • Buscher gets 300th win at college level

    The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball team gave head coach Paula Buscher a milestone win at Vadalabene Center on Feb. 1.
    Buscher, the daughter of Mick and Pat Buscher of Vandalia, earned her 300th win as the Cougars defeated Tennessee Tech, 65-58, in an Ohio Valley Conference contest.
    It was the Cougars ninth win in 11 games.
    “Getting 300 wins means that I have had a lot of great players who have played for me,” said Buscher, who picked up her 90th win in her six years at SIUE.

  • Eagles post regional win

    Lewis Brown scored 41 points last Wednesday to lead St. Elmo/Brownstown to a 79-73 win over Palestine and advance to the championship game of the Hutsonville Regional on Friday.
    Brown, who reached the 1,000-point plateau a couple of weeks ago, made four of seven from three-point range and was 13 of 24 from the free-throw line.
    The Eagles were down 17-14 after one quarter and 31-25 at halftime before scoring 30 points to Palestine’s 17 in the third quarter and holding a 15-9 edge in the final quarter.