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Today's News

  • Evergreen Outreach

    By Pat Rhodes
     In my Evergreen Outreach article last month, I believe I was complaining about all of the rain we were having. Don’t you wish we could have a little of that rain now? Every time I am out in the heat, I thank God that I can go home to a cool house.

  • Ex-Cardinal Mike Matheny Speaks

    Former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Mike Matheny spoke at last Wednesday's recognition event sponsored by the Vandalia Christian Athletes.

    In the first photo, Nathaniel Weaver receives a handshake and a certificate from Matheny for completing the Vandalia Christian Athletes camp. Matheny also spoke to the group assembled at the Vandalia Junior High School gymnasium, sharing his baseball memories and his Christian faith.

  • Minister's Forum

    One of the things that my wife and I enjoy doing is going to antique stores and looking for antiques.
    There is something that is very intriguing to me about sitting in a 110-year-old chair and thinking about the people, the conversations, the laughter and the tears that may have happened while sitting in this chair.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    A Sad Farewell to “Pricey”…
    …our beloved and sweet great pyrnese. “Pricey,” was beautiful in appearance, with her thick and long white coat, her baby seal-like large dark eyes, and in her sweet and lovable disposition.
    She was 9 years old, and still acted much like a younger dog.

  • Frogtown News

    Family Weekend
    Dane and Belinda Harpster of St. Peter met their family in Carbondale and spent Friday and Saturday at “Cabin by the Pond.”

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, July 21
    • Vit-Em-In Sunday school class potluck, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

  • Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. David Belden of St. Elmo have announced the approaching marriage of their son, Zane Eric, to Bethany Grant.

  • Engagement

    Kate Doll and Ben Timmermann, both of Vandalia, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Anniversary

    Gordon and Diana Finley of Ramsey will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary with a wedding vow renewal at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at the Christian Church in Ramsey.

  • Anniversary

    Earl and Deanna Hovious of Brownstown will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at First Christian Church in Brownstown.