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Today's News

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Betsy & the Bovine Family
    Betsy, the coriente longhorn, is the leader of the pack (or herd, in this case). Now that the pasture has been frosted over, they look forward to their supplement diet of Pam and Pete LeDuc’s good hay.

  • Frogtown News

    Volleyball in Springfield
    The St. Peter Lady Saints volleyball team traveled to Springfield over the weekend to compete in the LSA State Volleyball Tournament. They came home with a sixth-place finish.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, Nov. 10
    • The Lunch Bunch, noon at Mary Ann’s Restaurant.

  • 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.