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Today's News

  • New Location for Sweet Peas Consignment Boutique

    After nearly 18 months in business on Veterans Avenue, Sweet Peas Consignment Boutique has moved to 1504 Sunset Drive.

  • Wedding

    Bethany Gabrielle Stuemke and Lee Anthony Doyle were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the Wallace pond and gazebo of Bethany’s grandparents.

  • Engagement

    Stephanie Henna of Vandalia and Mitch Ashbaugh of Effingham have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Koontz of rural St. Elmo will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14.

  • Rotary Wins Challenge

    The Vandalia Rotary Club was the winner in a recent Making A Difference Challenge against First United Methodist Church of Vandalia.

    In that challenge, the two groups competed to see who could get the most donors to the Red Cross blood drive on Jan. 24. Rotary donated the $200 prize to Habitat for Humanity. From left, are Liz Greenwood of the American Red Cross, Roger Grimmett of the Rotary Club, Tim Metzger of Lincoln Land Credit Union and Sandra Leidner of Habitat for Humanity. 

  • At new spa, it's All About You

    When Ashley Metzger Miller decided to open her own day spa, there was no question where it would be. It had to be in the Metzger Building at 522 W. Gallatin St. in Vandalia.

  • Trent West joins Vandalia law firm

    Nokomis native Trent West has joined the Vandalia law firm of Burnside, Johnston & Sheafor as an associate. The firm is a general practice law firm that practices in most areas of the law.

  • Copper Penny Bar & Grille observes first anniversary

    Given Abraham Lincoln’s pervasive influence on Vandalia, it was natural to name a restaurant across the street from the Vandalia Statehouse after the 16th president. After all, it was in the majestic Statehouse where Lincoln cut his political teeth and launched his legal career.

  • At new spa, it's All About You

    When Ashley Metzger Miller decided to open her own day spa, there was no question where it would be. It had to be in the Metzger Building at 522 W. Gallatin St. in Vandalia.

  • Church Briefs

    St. Peter sausage supper set

    The men of St. Peter's Lutheran Church will host a sausage supper with a full menu this Sunday in the St. Peter Lutheran School gym.
    Serving begins at 5 p.m. Carryouts are available.

    Love Banquet and Auction

    Holy Cross Lutheran Church will hold its third annual Love Banquet and Auction in the church fellowship hall this Sunday.