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Today's News

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Phillip L. Edwards, 36, 424 S. Superior St., Ramsey, was arrested on Jan. 29 on a charge of driving while his license is suspended or revoked. Bond was $1,500.
    • Tony L. Krueger, 22, Beecher City, was arrested on Jan. 29 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $2,500.
    • Ashley R. Storck, 34, 215 N. Olive St., St. Elmo, was arrested on Jan. 29 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $1,500.
    • James W. Berner, 37 811 S. Front St., Ramsey, was arrested on Jan. 29 for failure to appear in court. Bond was $1,500.

  • Vandalia Police

    Jan. 28
    • A 15-year-old Vandalia resident was arrested on charges of residential burglary and burglary from a motor vehicle (two counts).
    Jan. 27
    • Braxton T. Lucas, 25, Vandalia, was arrested at 3 a.m. for failure to comply with sex offender registration, for an alleged violation of bail bond and on a charge of obstruction of justice.
    • Trishena L. Berning, 31, was arrested at 1 a.m. in the 400 block of North Kennedy Boulevard on a charge of driving while her license is suspended.

  • Calendar

    Friday, February 2

    ✔ Bingo is held at Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 home. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and bingo begins at 7 p.m.
    ✔ A Nar-Anon meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Northside Christian Church, 1845 W. Jackson St., Vandalia.

    Saturday, February 3

    ✔ Evans Public Library in Vandalia will hold a Groundhog Story Saturday at 10 a.m. Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories and make a craft.

  • Changing of the guard
  • Wrestlers pick up three wins wins wins

    Vandalia’s wrestlers picked up three more dual team wins on Saturday to improve to 24-3 on the season, but still dropped in the unofficial state rankings.

  • Seventh-graders win regional title

    Less than a week after winning the conference title, the Vandalia seventh-grade boys won their regional and advanced to sectional play next Wednesday.

  • Lady Vandals top Litchfield; go 3-1 at Effingham

    Olivia Marquardt scored 24 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as the Lady Vandals defeated Litchfield, 50-33, in a home contest on Monday.

  • Aces survive late SEB run

    Mulberry Grove used five three-pointers to build a 10-point lead after one quarter on Friday, then held off a last-minute push to edge St. Elmo/Brownstown, 65-60.

  • Three added to SEHS Wall of Fame

    Three former St. Elmo High School athletes were added to the SEHS Wall of Fame on Friday night.

  • REPEAT CHAMPS

    The Vandalia girls bowling team repeated as champions of the Decatur Tri-Ike Tournament on Saturday, besting the second-place team by more than 100 pins.