Today's News

  • Three Cougars combine for three-hitter versus BSE

    Ryan Matheny, Trevor Markley and Trent Geiler combined for a three-hitter in South Central’s 10-0 win over St. Elmo/Brownstown last Wednesday.
    Matheny gave up two hits in three innings, Markley held BSE hitless over two innings and Geiler allowed one hit in one inning of work.
    Markley was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Geiler was 3-for-4 with one RBI.

  • BSE golf scramble April 23

    Brownstown/St. Elmo Bombers Athletics will hold a two-man scramble on Saturday, April 23, to raise funds for a weight room and equipment.
    The golf scramble will be held at St. Elmo Golf Club, with a 12:30 tee-off.
    The team entry fee of $70, or $35 for individuals, covers 18 holes and a golf cart, and pork burgers and hot dogs. Cash prizes and apparel will be given away.
    Checks are to made payable to: Brownstown High School.
    Registrations are being accepted through April 17.
    For more information, contact the high school office, 427-3839.

  • Golf program being offered for local youth

    The Family YMCA of Fayette County, in collaboration with Vandalia Country and Golf Club and the Vandalia Community High School golf program, is offering a youth golf program designed to provide youth with a fun and interactive experience in learning the game of golf.

  • Mulberry Grove edges Vandalia on Tuesday

    Mulberry Grove fought off a late comeback by Vandalia to record a 10-9 win over the Vandals on Tuesday.
    Vandalia jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first, but the Aces scored five times in the second and three more in the third, adding a final run in the fifth.

  • Vandals to play at Busch Stadium

    Reduced-price tickets are now on sale for the St. Louis Cardinals game with the Pittsburg Pirates, followed by a game featuring the Vandalia Vandals baseball team, on Sunday afternoon, June 25.
    The Cardinals are facing the Pirates in a 1:15 p.m. game, after which the Vandals will play Burlington (Iowa) Notre Dame. The high school contest is scheduled to begin 45 minutes after the conclusion of the Cardinals game.
    Fans on hand for the high school game will be allowed to move down to the lower seat immediately after the Cardinals game.

  • Smalls breaks record again

    A month after breaking the school record in the long jump, Vandalia’s Trevor Smalls did it again.

  • Lady Vandals edge SEB for first win

    The Lady Vandals picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday, edging St. Elmo/Brownstown in an extra-inning contest.

  • Baker's new sentence is 85 years

    The 22-year-old man who initially was given a life sentence for murdering a neighbor couple in Loogootee about 6½ years ago on Monday was given what the judge termed “a de facto life sentence.”

  • Putting faces to the mural

    The faces that will appear in Vandalia’s first professional painted mural have been chosen.
    Members of the Vandalia Mural Committee met at Denny’s on Tuesday afternoon to draw the winners from among those who purchased tickets in the raffle held to help fund the city’s first mural.

  • Few races, low turnout Tuesday

    With very few races on the ballot throughout Fayette County, it’s no surprise that voter turnout was low for Tuesday’s consolidated election.