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Today's News

  • Vandalia KC Nurse Assistant Students

    Pictured is the group of students who completed the nurse assistant class at the KC Vandalia Campus on Oct. 14.

  • KC Vandalia sets November classes

    The Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus will be offering a wide variety of community classes in November.
    • Beekeeping II will be held Saturday, Nov.12.
    This course will get you on the road to your own colony of honey bees.
    The class will be held from 9 a.m.-noon. The registration number is COED 8033VA02W.
    • Writing your own life story will be held Mondays and Tuesdays, Nov. 14-Dec. 5.

  • VCHS class of 1966 holds reunion

    Sixty-eight classmates from of the class of 1966 gathered in Vandalia for their 45th VCHS class reunion the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

  • Church Briefs

    Fall dinner Sunday at St. Mary's Church

    St. Mary's Church on U.S. Route 40 in St. Elmo will be holding a fall dinner this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    The meal will offer a choice of turkey or roast beef, plus all the trimmings.
    The price is $8 for adults, $4 for children 5-12 and free for pre-schoolers. Carryouts are available. For more information, call 829-3908.

    Veteran's Day service at Northside

  • Evergreen Outreach-nov. 10, 2011

    By Dr. Melanie Schaafsma
     On this wet and rainy Monday, Evergreen Outreach was in full swing – bringing sunshine to everyone!
    Pam Childers played the piano, delighting us all with old-time hymns and gospel songs, followed by the old standbys: "Bill Bailey," "Bye Bye Blackbird," "Clementine"  and "Bicycle Built For Two."

  • Enjoy the beauty of the fall season – leaves and all

    What a great time of year this is. The heat of summer has given way to the coolness of fall. The leaves on the trees are changing from various shades of green to bright yellow, gold and red.

  • Walmart buys dictionaries

    The Walmart Foundation recently selected the Vandalia Rotary Club's dictionary program to receive a grant of $700.

    Through that program, every third-grade student in Fayette and Bond counties is given a dictionary. Pictured are Vandalia Walmart Manager Ken Wamble, left, and Vandalia Rotary Club President Lyn Gartke.

  • Gottman speaks to Chamber

    Since he had given a full report at the recent new business breakfast, Mayor Rick Gottman presented an abbreviated update as the program for last week’s monthly meeting of the Vandalia Chamber of Commerce.

  • Business Briefs

    Robbi's Restaurant to close on Nov. 20
    After 2½ years in business, Robbi Phillips is shutting down the grill at her Vandalia restaurant.
    Sunday, Nov. 20, will be the last day for Robbi’s Restaurant, located in the Days Inn motel on U.S. Route 51.
    “It wasn’t an easy decision,” she said. “It makes me sad. Most of us have been together for more than 10 years.”

  • LaDage joins Real Living

    Vandalia native Tim LaDage recently joined the staff of Real Living Vandalia Real Estate.
    A licensed real estate broker since 2005, he has considerable experience in residential real estate sales, although he also has worked in commercial property sales. He even owned his own real estate company for a time.