Today's News

  • SEB edged on Tuesday

    St. Elmo/Brownstown outscored Toledo-Cumberland in the second half on Tuesday, but came up four points short.
    Toledo-Cumberland led 17-13 after one quarter and 33-24 at the half on their way to a 52-48 win. The Eagles held a 12-11 edge in the third quarter and a 12-11 edge in the fourth.
    Dylan Brooks led the Eagles with 13 points, including 2 for 2 from three-point range, and Landon Feezel also was in double figures with 12.
    Other scorers: Lewis Brown 9, Isaac Maxey 7, Klayton Kroll 6 and Nate Philpot 1.

  • Lady Cougars fall twice in tourney

    South Central lost of Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City at the Dieterich Tournament last Thursday.
    Abby Hahn led the Lady Cougars with 22 points. Other scorers: Alannah Sigrist, 9; Katlyn Hilmes, 2; Deidre Hall 2; Sydney Wilkins 2; and Mady Kollman, 1.
    Last Wednesday, the Lady Cougars lost to North Clay, 46-21.
    Hahn led South Central with 11 points.
    Other scorers: Sigrist, 4; Hilmes, 2; Kollman, 2; and Wilkins, 2.

  • Lady Vandals go 1-4 at Mattoon Tourney

    The Lady Vandals went 1-4 in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament, and Vandalia’s Olivia Marquardt was named to the all-tournament team.
    Vandalia defeated Sullivan, and lost to Effingham St. Anthony, Mattoon and lost to Olney twice.
    The Lady Vandals opened with a 65-50 loss, with Marquardt topping Vandalia scorers with 13 points. Lanee McNary and Madison Klanke each had 10 points. Other scorers: Anna Miller 6, Rachel Zimmerman 6 and Megan Kern 5.

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  • Vandalia Holiday Tournament Top 10 List

    1) Jared Cain, Patoka-156
    2) Drew Gibson, St. Anthony-94
    3) Richie Well, Vandalia-92
    4) Malcom Miller, Shelbyville-86
    5) Nathan Casey, Vandalia-84
    6) Jeff Gaither, Flora-77
    7) Garrett Belcher, Patoka-75
    8) Turner Pullen, Shelbyville-72
    9) Kyle Lynch, Pana-65
    10) Adam Miller, Pana-65

    1) Garrett Belcher, Patoka-53
    2) Jared Cain, Patoka-45
    3) Alex Loeffler, Father McGivney-41
    4) Nathan Casey, Vandalia-38
    5) Logan Shumate, Father McGivney-37

  • Wrestlers finish 7th at 40-team Abe's Rumble

    Match #1 Round 1: Vandalia defeated Heyworth 60-15
    106 - Levi Neuleib (Heyworth) over Dakota Gasaway (Vandalia) TF 19-3
    113 - Gabe Spencer (Heyworth) over Zack Stephenson (Vandalia) Maj 14-4
    120 - Tanner Swain (Vandalia) over Andrew Sims (Heyworth) Dec 5-4
    126 - Jarrett Paslay (Vandalia) over Logan King (Heyworth) Fall 0:38
    132 - Logan Sullens (Vandalia) over Carter Bangert (Heyworth) Fall 0:25
    138 - Bradyn Kaiser (Vandalia) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf

  • St. Anthony wins 45th annual VHT

    Effingham St. Anthony shot 75 percent from two-point range and outscored Pana in all four quarters in taking the title at the 45th annual Vandalia Holiday Tournament.

  • Marriage Licenses

    The following marriage license applications were filed in the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Vicky Conder:
    Jimmy Dewayne Hankins Jr.
    Georgia Ann Arnold
    Timothy Darrel Sieben
    Joi Marie Eddy
    Robert Lee Steiner
    Mulberry Grove
    Melody Ann Barnhart
    Mulberry Grove
    Dylan Jackson Scott
    Taylor Jade Richards
    Flat Rock
    Jason Wayne Martin

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Deshad L. Aikens, 28, 107 S. Fifth St., Vandalia, was arrested on Jan. 1 on charges of indecent solicitation of a child and aggravated criminal sexual assault. Bond was $20,000, and he was transferred to Douglas County.
    • Shawn D. Schollenbruch, 51, Decatur, was arrested on Jan. 1 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was $25,000.

  • Library starts Winter Reading Program

    All local students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 are invited to partipate in Evans Public Library's Winter Reading Program, "Book Your Winter Get-Away!"
    For each book they read over the winter, participants will receive a ticket to enter to win prizes.
    The program runs through Feb. 28. Students may sign up anytime at the library.