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Today's News

  • Minister's Forum

    If you want to start an interesting (and often heated) conversation today, all you have to ask is, “Who is responsible for this financial mess we are in?”

  • Engagement

    Katie Etcheson and Ryan Callahan have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Golden Circle Menus

    Thursday, Aug. 4 – Stuffed green peppers, augratin potatoes, gourmet carrots, cantaloupe and bread.
    Friday, Aug. 5 – Roast beef, mashed potatoes, tomatoes & zucchini, melon medley, peanut butter cookie and whole wheat bread.
    Monday, Aug. 8 – Swiss steak, baked potato, spinach, blushing pears, graham crackers and bread.
    Tuesday, Aug. 9 – Turkey tetrazzini, green peas, glazed carrots, watermelon and whole wheat bread.  
    Wednesday, Aug. 10 – Chicken salad on bun, tomato medley, kidney bean salad and peaches

  • Engagement

    Rachel Ozella and Dustin Graumenz have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Amanda Patterson and Shaye Pommer, both of Mulberry Grove, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Dawn Simpson and Kyle Urban have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Kari Atchison of Patoka and Jared Martin of Altamont have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Birthday

    Floreine Lange
    The family of Floreine Lange has requested a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 11.
    A family dinner is being planned.
    Cards may be sent to her at: 512 Walker St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471.
     

  • Wedding

    Rebecca Kinsey and Joel Brinkmann, both of Albion, were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at First Baptist Church of Albion, with the Rev. Kirk Rowe officiating the double-ring ceremony.

  • Wedding

    Brianne Taylor and Jason Garner, both of Glendale, Ariz., were united in marriage on Saturday, June 11, 2011, in a 2 p.m. ceremony at Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.


    The bride is the daughter of Greg and Krystal Hohlt, and Ed and Kim Taylor, all of Vandalia. She is currently a teacher of the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
    The groom is the son of Alan and Janet Garner of Lone Tree, Colo. He is in the Air Force.
    The couple resides in Glendale, Ariz.