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Today's News

  • Tennis

    Jaden Johnson picked up the lone win as the Lady Vandals tennis team lost at Shelbyville on Tuesday.
    Singles – Stacey Hudson lost to Amber Rezinas 0-8; Lora Hedgpeth lost to Rachel Bly 4-8; Aleia Beckman lost to Hannah Hicks 5-8; Allysin Ward lost to Kat Martin 5-8; Alexis Beckman lost to Owens 3-8; Jaden Johnson defeated Meliah Hennings 8-1.
    Doubles – Hudson/Hedgpeth lost to Owens/Hicks 3-8; Aleia Beckman/Ward lost to Rezinas/Martin 1-8; Johnson/Rylee Valezquez lost to Bly/Miller 2-8.

  • Three Vandal golfers advance to sectional

    Three Vandalia golfers advanced to the IHSA Sectional Tournament on Tuesday at Fox Prairie Golf Course in Windsor.

  • Smalls runs for 297 yards, 5 TD's in win

    The Vandals may not have set a new single-game scoring record on Friday night, but their cheerleaders likely set a new mark for jumping jacks.

  • A day full of activities in Vandalia
  • VCHS Celebrates Homecoming Week
  • Stepping Back in Time

    Visitors to the Old State Burial Ground on Saturday got to hear from some of Vandalia's early residents during the cemetery walk held by the National Road Interpretive Center.

    Local residents portraying the town's ancestors included Linda Pennington (second photo) and Brock Brannon.

  • Lots to Do in Vandalia on Saturday

    Vandalia was full of activity over the weekend, with Vandalia Community High School homecoming coinciding with Vandalia's Little Community Garden Harvest Festival, Wine & Ale with Abe and a cemetery walk.

  • FFA First at Land Use Competition

    The Vandalia FFA competed at the Fayette County Land Use CDE on Tuesday, Sept. 26  The team finished in first place overall and will now compete at the Section level. Team members included Amber Halstead, Nicholas Wollerman, Dalton Whitten, Anna DePaolo, Cassidy Anderson, Ali Willenborg, Kyle Miller, Elizabeth Cable, Gaige Beall, Keith Green, Steven Lach, and Brendan Boley.
    Photo provided by Vandalia FFA adviser Mandy Totten
     

  • Life Chain Sunday

    Members of local churches participated in the annual Life Chain event, held locally at the intersection of Gallatin Street and Kennedy Boulevard on Sunday afternoon.

    Organizers of the event describe it as "peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for prayer for our nation and for an end to abortion."
    Photo submitted by Debbie Hobbie

  • Council OKs fourth liquor license for gaming

    The third time is a charm for a local business wanting a city liquor license that allows gaming.
    The Vandalia City Council on Monday voted 5-1 to increase the number of Class J liquor licenses from three to four.
    The ordinance amendment was drawn up after the owner of Discount Tobacco again filed an application for a Class J license, which allows gaming in conjunction with the sale of alcohol for consumption on-site only.