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Today's News

  • St. Elmo Jr. High Softball (Aug. 16)

    The St. Elmo Junior High softball team is 2-4 through the first six games of the season.

    Box scores for those games follow:

    Tuesday, Aug. 14
    Mulberry Grove 15
    St. Elmo 3
    SE:   2-0-1-0—3-3-4
    MG: 5-4-2-4—15-8-2
    LP: Hoopingarner
    Lady Eagles: Parkison, 1-for-2, run, RBI; Viramontes, 1-for-2, run; Brown, 1-for-2, run; Moss, RBI; Hoopingarner, BB; Da. Shelton, BB.

  • Riedle Law Office wins St. Paul basketball league

    The St. Paul summer basketball league recently held its championship tournament, with Riedle Law Office winning the title.

    Riedle won the best-of-three championship series against the Pink Panthers, winning game one, 49-45, and game two, 58-52.

    The tournament started with play-in games for seeds 3-6.

    Joe’s Pizza defeated the Opfer Clan, and China Gate defeated Team Bushue. China Gate went on to defeat Joe’s Pizza, 68-46, while the Opfer Clan beat Team Bushue.

  • Charity Bass Tournament (June 23)

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Charity Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, June 23.

  • Buddy Bass Tournament (July 7)

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Buddy Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, July 7.

  • School Menus

    The new USDA meal pattern regulations require schools to serve more vegetables and whole grains.
    The Vandalia School District will be incorporating a variety of different vegetables and whole grain products into its menus to follow those regulations.
    District cafeteria personnel hope the students will try these new vegetables and whole grains, and create healthier eating habits for themselves.
    Thursday, Aug. 16 – No school – teachers’ inservice.
    Friday, Aug. 17 – No breakfast or lunch – early dismissal.
    Breakfast

  • KC Vandalia

    Fall PE classes
    Kaskaskia College and the Fayette County YMCA will be offering a variety of physical education classes for the upcoming fall semester.
    Courses include:
    • Jogging – This course is an individualized program of running activities for self-motivated runners.
    Each student will meet with the instructor. At that time, a schedule of training sessions will be agreed upon for the semester.

  • College News

    Illinois College
    Whitney Hagy graduated from Illinois College in May.

  • Reunion

    Elam
    The 74th annual Elam reunion was held on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Mulberry Grove Community Building. There were approximately 52 in attendance.  

  • Card Shower

    Helen Stine
    A card shower is being requested for Helen Stine of Brownstown, who will celebrate her 90th birthday.
    Cards may be sent to: 1667 N. 1625th St., Brownstown, Ill. 62418.
     

  • Wedding

    Blythe McKay Smith and Nathaniel Alan Bergstrom, both of Florissant, Mo., were united in marriage in a 3 p.m. ceremony on June 2, 2012, at North County Community Church in Hazelwood, Mo., with the Rev. Jimmie Montaigne officiating.