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Today's News

  • Langley – 50 years

    Bob and Joan Langley of Vandalia celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 19.
    A family dinner celebration was held, and a trip through America by rail is planned for mid-August.

  • Golden Circle Menus

    Golden Circle Nutrition Program, located at 616 W. Jackson St. in Vandalia, provides meals in a comfortable setting to people 60 years and older and their spouses.
    There are no income guidelines or any type of restrictions besides the age limit.
    Meals are prepared by Deb’s Catering of Altamont and delivered fresh daily. The suggested donation is $2.60 for meals.
    Call the site director, Sharon Harris, at 283-1040 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. the day before you wish to eat there.

  • Miley – 60 years

    Emmet and Cora Miley of rural Beecher City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 14.

  • Sesquicentennial Farm

    The Illinois Department of Agriculture has designated the farm in Ramsey owned by Paul Sarver and Phyllis Sarver of Herrick a Sesquicentennial Farm.

  • ExxonMobil Annuitants

    The ExxonMobil Annuitants Club met on July 30 in Litchfield at Maverick Restaurant, with 24 members and three guests present.
    President Dean Black welcomed everyone, followed by the pledge to the flag. David Poe gave the blessing for the meal.
    After the meal, Black called the meeting to order.
    The secretary and treasurer report were read and approved. Birthdays and anniversaries for July were read.
    Laura Mulhern had completed a brochure that included everything about the club, and each couple or member was given one.

  • Frogtown News

    Prairie Days Floats
    In commemoration of its 40th Anniversary, the Prairie Days Committee invites area businesses, civic organizations, and area churches to consider building floats for the Prairie Days parade this year.
    St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
    Worship attendance on Sunday morning was 140.
    The organist was Jamie Lotz.
    Ellijah Bahde served as acolyte.
    Attending elders were Allen Magnus and Mark Wollin.
    Remember in Your Prayers
    • Those with health concerns:
    -Jeaneane Jenne
    -Ryan Gullion

  • Durbin – Meseke

    Ashley Durbin and Tyler Meseke have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Kent and Teresa Durbin of Vandalia, and the future groom is the son of Curt and Lori Meseke of Vandalia.
    The couple are planning an Aug. 22 wedding at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Augsburg, and will reside in the Vandalia area.
     

  • Durbin – Norris

    Amber Nicole Durbin of Vandalia and Alex Scott Norris of Beecher City have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Special council meeting on Friday

    One day after a structural engineer issued the opinion that three downtown Vandalia buildings need to be demolished, a special meeting of the Vandalia City Council was set.

    The council will meet in special session at 6 p.m. on Friday to consider the adoption of an ordinance "granting the mayor extraordinary powers and authority during a state of emergency."

  • Vandalia Memories

    David Crye uploaded to Vandalia Memories this old photo of Vandalia's railroad depot in the 100 block of South Sixth Street.