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Today's News

  • Trees Planted at Family YMCA

    On Saturday, May 7, the YMCA planted 35 trees. The trees were donated by Rural King Supply.

  • Births

    Carissa Grace Myers
    Chad and Sarah Myers of Edinburg are the parents of a girl born at 6:33 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield.

  • Wedding

    Amanda DuFaux and Jeff Burnam were united in marriage on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at First United Methodist Church in Vandalia.

  • Anniversary

    Philip and Rosalie Hart will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 2.
    Philip Hart and the former Roaslie Washburn were married on July 2, 1946, in Vandalia.

  • Anniversary

    Danny and Barbara Oberlink of Vandalia will celebrate their 55th anniversary on Thursday, June 30.

  • Anniversary

    Allen and Jeanette Sasse of Augsburg, rural Shobonier, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 17.

  • Raminator Visits Hosick Motors

    Special activities at Hosick Motors in Vandalia last Saturday included a visit by the Dodge Raminator monster truck.

  • Flooding Causes Sinkhole...Again

    A year after severe flooding caused a sinkhole on West Main Street at the intersection with Remann Street, a severe storm over the weekend caused an even bigger sinkhole. Employees in Vandalia's public works department were working early Monday morning to remedy the situation.

  • College Graduates

    SIUE
    R. Mackenzie Holaday of Vandalia graduated from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville on May 6. Holaday graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing.

  • VCSF Scholarships

    The Vandalia Community Schools Foundation awarded two $1,000 scholarships to the top two of 19 scholarship applicants: Morgan Hll (second from left), daughter of Dave and Tammy Hall. and Nicole Wells (second from right), daughter of  Darin and Melissa Wells. Presenting the scholarships were Sandy Peyton (left) and Sharon LaDage (right).

    The scholarship money will be held for them until graduation, and will be awarded to the school of their choice at that time.