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Today's News

  • Little Miss Interview
  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Hi, Ho! It’s Not Too Late …
    …to come to the Fayette County Fair! As is our Homesteader’s tradition, we (namely Bill and Panzi) went to the fairgrounds early (Sunday afternoon) to see the 4-H kids’ animals and walk through the building for the various competitions  (cookies, art works, photography, crafts, floral arrangements, etc.).
    And Eating the Delicious Fair Foods
    We stopped at the pork building and enjoyed a delicious lunch of brats, French fries and iced tea … and also a visit with Charlie Depew.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, July 14
    • Fayette County 4-H show day at the fair for all general projects. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. The awards presentation is 6 p.m. Junior general projects can be checked at 8 a.m.
    • Lunch Bunch, noon, Mary Ann’s Restaurant.
    • St. Elmo Public Library District Board, 7 p.m., St. Elmo Public Library.
    • Effingham Chapter #110 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m., Effingham Masonic Temple.
    • New Horizons Bible school, 6-8 p.m.
    Friday, July 15

  • News Briefs

    Sheriff recovers stolen vehicle

    Fayette County Sheriff Chris Smith reported on Monday that his department had recovered a vehicle that was reported stolen in Indiana more than a year ago.
    Smith said that the owner of property along U.S. Route 40 in the Mulberry Grove area called his department about a suspicious vehicle on that property.
    The sheriff said that the vehicle "appeared to have been at that location for a period of time. We had to cut away brush to recover (it)."

  • SEB junior high softball to hold meeting next Friday

    There will be a junior high softball meeting July 22 at 9 a.m. at Deken Park in St. Elmo for all girls who wish to play and are entering the sixth, seventh or eighth grade in St. Elmo and Brownstown. Practice will begin July 25, from 9-11 a.m. daily. All girls must have a physical on file in their school office before they can practice. Email Tom Fedrigon, head junior high softball coach at tfeddy@gmail.com if you have any questions.
     

  • Tourney Champs
  • Calendar

    Thursday, July 14

    ✔ An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 3-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church on U.S. Route 51 in Ramsey.
    ✔ The Vandalia Park District meeting scheduled for this Thursday afternoon has been canceled due to a lack of quorom. It will be rescheduled in the near future, and notice of the meeting will be posted on our website and Facebook page.

  • Fayette County Speedway (July 1 results)

    DIRTcar Summer Nationals Results

  • 17U Vandals turn in best performance of the summer

     

  • St. James team aids 'Journey for Jordan'

    The congregation of St. James Lutheran Church in Vandalia recently formed a Thrivent Action Team to support the fundraising efforts of “Journey for Jordan,” a group of 75 bicycle riders who ride 183 miles, from Gays in Illinois to St. Louis, Mo., in memory of Jordan Giertz, to raise funds for Haven House in St. Louis.