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Today's News

  • Gottman will address chamber

    The Vandalia Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon on Wednesday in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steakhouse.

    A noon luncheon will be followed by a business meeting and the program. This month, Vandalia Mayor Rick Gottman will give his "State of the City" address.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News June 30, 2011

     “Nadine” Has Come to Brownstown and Gone… (But the memory lingers on…)
    …And what memories!

  • Frogtown News June 30, 2011

    St. Peter Auxiliary
    The St. Peter American Legion Auxiliary held its meeting at the Legion Home on June 21 at 7:30 p.m., with 12 members present.

  • St. Elmo News-June 30, 2011

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, June 30
    • Exxon/Mobil Annuitants, noon, Vandalia Ponderosa.

  • Church Briefs-June 30, 2011

    Metro Church plans Kids Bible Kamp
    Metro Community Church will host a Kids Bible Kamp on July 11-14 at Rogier Park in Vandalia. The daily camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon for children from age 4 years through sixth grade.
    Under the theme of a "safari adventure," the event will include Bible stories, an obstacle course, sno cones, music and games.
    For more information, call 283-3465.

    Mother of Dolors plans rummage sale

  • Evergreen Outreach-June 30, 2011

    By Joyce Mueller
    Evergreen Outreach should be regarded as a warm and welcoming place to congregate each Monday.
    Many of those attending get to come through the availability of the Operation OUTING bus, as well as other outings provided throughout the year.
    All of the EO programs receive thanks and appreciation from everyone who attends.
    On stage this week were David and Patricia Pence, the SoftFire duo from Hillsboro. They always present outstanding music and songs, using a variety of musical instruments.

  • Minister's Forum-June 30, 2011

    Our language is full of phrases that we can use to encourage people who are dealing with disappointing results  or unexpected outcomes. We remind ourselves that our ship will come in one day.

  • In Uniform

    Mitchell Green
    Mitchell Green, an Army staff sergeant with the 2/2 Stryker Cavalry Regiment, has returned on block leave to his home in Vandalia after finishing a year-long combat deployment in Afghanistan as a squad leader in a Stryker vehicle unit.

  • KC offers eBay class

    Kaskaskia College will offer a "How to Buy and Sell on ebay" class at the KC Vandalia Campus on Saturdays, July 9, 16 and 23,  from 8:30 to 11 a.m.  
     Students will learn to turn items from their attics and basements into cash by using online auction sites.
    This hands-on computer class teaches the students how to put unwanted items up for sale on eBay.
    This course is designed for the beginner online auctioneer.  It will include demonstrations on  how to post items on eBay.

  • Engagement

    Judy Morell of Ramsey and Ben Inman of Switz City, Ind., have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    The bride-to-be recently retired from Graham Packaging in Vandalia.
    The couple will be married at 3 p.m. this Satuday at Christ Tabernacle Apolstolic Church in Herrick.
    A reception at the Christ Tabernacle Eva Hunt Center will follow the ceremony.
    All family members and friends are invited to attend. They may send RSVP's to bsprague70@gmail.com.