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Today's News

  • Evergreen Outreach Nov. 24

    By Joyce Mueller
    Chilly, gray days seem much brighter with holiday happenings. Nowhere are there more inspired people than our Evergreen Outreach volunteers and guests, who now are anticipating the upcoming day of Thanksgiving.
    Our holiday program began with Bernie Ray at the piano. Some of her selections included: "Beautiful Ohio," "Now is the Hour," "Pearly Shells," "Harbor Lights" and "Release Me."

  • We must re-evaluate our commitments, priorities

    Many of today’s young adults were not the No. 1 object of their parents' affection.

  • Woman's Club Winner

    The winner of the GFWC Vandalia Woman's Club drawing, Candy Sivia, receives a County Market gift certificate from club member Peg Dees. The club uses the funds raised through this and other activities for local philanthropic projects.

  • Cages Donates to Relay for Life

    Dave King (left) and David Paulding (right) of Cages in Vandalia present to Dave Rickman of Fayette County Relay for Life a donation of $919.

    The donation represented the proceeds from Cages' third annual Labor Day Bike Show.

  • Bowlers Make Donation

    Marie Davis of Vandalia and Larry Earnest, owner of Vandalia Bowl, held a nine-pin, no-tap tournament on Oct. 23 to raise funds for digital mammography equipment at Fayette County Hospital.

    The organizers raised $438 for the equipment, and (above) they presented the proceeds to Marci Barth, chief nursing officer at the hospital. Winning the tournament was the team of Marie Davis, Jeanette Spence, Sam Lovall and Debbie Lovall. Finishing second was the team of Keith and Fran Cole, John Swain and Curt Haas.

  • Births Nov. 24, 2011

    Gia Claire Durbin
    Angie and Bryan Durbin are the parents of a girl born at 6:32 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.

  • Wehrle-50 years

    An open house to honor Kenneth and Jean (LaDuke) Wehrle will be held at 4 p.m. this Saturday at Los Amigos Restaurant on Veterans Avenue in Vandalia.

  • Adermann-Conrath

    Samantha Jo Conrath and Matthew Tyler Adermann, both of Taylorville, were joined in marriage at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, in a double-ring ceremony at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Peter Kolb officiating.

  • Monday Morning Fire

    Joe Patterson and Lucas Emerick of the Vandalia Fire Department are silhouetted as they prepare to fight a blaze that destroyed a storage building on the former Schultz Orchard property just west of Shobonier.

  • Remembering a Friend

    A large crowd turned out last Thursday evening for the inaugural memorial walk in honor of Tammy Vosholler.

    The memorial walk on the Vandalia Community High School track was held on the one-year anniversary of Tammy's death. Funds raised through the event, which included dinner and the sale of various items to memorialize the teen, go to a scholarship fund in her name. Organizers, which include Tammy's mother, Mitzie, hope to make the walk an annual event.