Today's News

  • Area Hoops

    St. Elmo/Brownstown 59
    Dieterich 54

    St. Elmo/Brownstown – Feezel 11 3-8 – 26, Kroll 5 0-0 – 10, Maxey 4 0-0 – 10, Brown 3 0-1 – 7, Brooks 1 1-2 – 3, Philpot 1 0-0 – 2, Denton 1 0-1 – 2. Totals 27 4-12 – 59.
    Three-point goals – Maxey 2, Brown 1.

    Christ Our Rock Lutheran 59
    South Central 58

  • NTC Tournament Action

    St. Elmo defeated WSS in the third-place game 64-52, with Landon Feezel scoring 24 and Isaac Maxey 17.

    South Central won the seventh-place game, defeating Neoga, 48-46. Trent Geiler led South Central with 13 points.
    Effingham St. Anthony won the tournament title, defeating Altamont, 74-69.

  • Wrestlers fall to O'Fallon
  • Wrestlers top Monticello, Olney
  • Senior VCHS Wrestlers Honored
  • Wrestlers place fourth at Litchfield Invite

    Vandalia’s wrestlers geared up for regional competition this Saturday in Lawrenceville by recording a fourth-place finish at the Litchfield Invitational.
    The Vandals ended the two-day tournament with 152.50, finishing behind Lena Winslow (221), Orion (172) and Auburn (155).
    Individually, the Vandals had three second-place finishes, three thirds, one fourth-place finish and two sixth places.
    Taking second were Tanner Swain at 120 pounds, Jarrett Paslay at 126 and Garrett Stewart at 182.

  • Vandals lose to Pana in double overtime

    Vandalia led Pana for three quarters of Tuesday’s non-conference matchup in Pana, but the Panthers sent the game into overtime with a basket at the end of regulation.

  • Eighth-graders win regional

    Markus Isaiah and Drew Thompson combined for 24 points and made crucial free throws late as the Vandalia Junior High School eighth-grade boys basketball team defeated Greenville for the Vandalia Regional title on Tuesday night.

  • Feldpouch resigns from Vandalia Park District Board

    A long-time member of the Vandalia Park District Board of Commissioner has stepped down, and his seat has been filled with a Vandalia native who moved back to the community a couple of years ago.
    Chad Feldpouch resigned at the Jan. 12 board meeting after 18 years on the park board, having moved out of the park district.

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • James D. Longwell, 39, 105 S. First St., Vandalia, was arrested on Jan. 30 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $1,500.
    • Amanda J. Wesselman, 36, Effingham, was arrested on Jan. 29 on charges of driving while her license is suspended or revoked, illegal transportation of alcohol and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle. Bond was $1,500.
    • Crystal N. Smith, 29, Effingham, was arrested on Jan. 29 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $1,500.