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Today's News

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, April 10
    • The Fayette County Home and Community Education Get-Acquainted Day: registration 9 a.m., potluck brunch 9:30 a.m. A program will be given by The Scarf Lady. HCE members are reminded to take a Make It, Bake, Sew It or Grow It item for the auction. Each unit is to take a $5 door prize. Guests are welcome.
    Because this is the 90th anniversary of IAHCE, those attending the Get-Acquainted Day are urged to wear an apron to carry out the state theme of “Been Cookin’ 90 Years.”

  • Frogtown News

    Spends Weekend
    with Grandparents
    Owen Harpster of Cape Girardeau, Mo., spent the weekend with his grandparents, Dane and Belinda Harpster of St. Peter.
    Nathan and Mahala Jacquin of Villa Ridge, Mo., also spent the weekend with them.
    On Saturday evening, they joined Larry and Sue Urban and family for a fish fry. On Sunday, they visited Mary Harpster at Lutheran Care Center.
    Weekend Visitors

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, April 10
    • The Fayette County Home and Community Education Get-Acquainted Day: registration 9 a.m., potluck brunch 9:30 a.m. A program will be given by The Scarf Lady. HCE members are reminded to take a Make It, Bake, Sew It or Grow It item for the auction. Each unit is to take a $5 door prize. Guests are welcome.
    Because this is the 90th anniversary of IAHCE, those attending the Get-Acquainted Day are urged to wear an apron to carry out the state theme of “Been Cookin’ 90 Years.”

  • County board sets new pay schedule for 4 county officers

    After meeting in closed session for more than 90 minutes, the Fayette County Board approved a new salary schedule for the four county offices up for election this fall.

    That schedule includes four pay steps for the treasurer, county clerk, supervisor of assessments and sheriff, with the first step being a 7-percent reduction from the current salaries.

  • Museum art show is next week

     

  • Matthew Sefton receives USAF Academy appointment

    Matthew Brian Sefton of Brownstown has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.

  • Kaskaskia College

    New student orientation on main campus
    Kaskaskia College invites new students to attend new student orientation on the main campus.
    The free program is designed to introduce students to information and contacts important for a successful start of their college experience.
    Information about services, activities and classroom success strategies will be included. Students will be given resources they will be able to use throughout their time at KC. Students are encouraged to bring a family member with them.

  • Vandalia retirees to be honored May 1

    The Vandalia Board of Education will hold an appreciation dinner on Thursday, May 1, at Vandalia Junior High School.
    This year’s retirees being honored include:
    • Donna Cripe, Vandalia Jefferson Primary School principal.
    • Jacquelene Durr, Vandalia Community High School teacher.
    • Susanne Galloway, Vandalia Elementary School teacher.
    • Mike Hicks, district maintenance employee.
    • Duane Houghtaling, VES teacher.
    • Candy Konrad, JPS clerk.
    • Connie Lamb, JPS teacher.

  • Phi Theta Kappa at KC

    Kaskaskia College recently held a spring Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society induction.

  • Honor Rolls

    VANDALIA JUNIOR
    HIGH SCHOOL
    Third Quarter