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Today's News

  • Frogtown News

    WEEK OF JUNE 25
    Retirement
    Sunday was the Rev. William Emrick’s last Sunday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. A dinner was held following the church service in the basement, with about 200 in attendance. Pastor Emrick will be joining his wife, Roxanne, at their home in Indianapolis, Ind.
    Baptism
    Emma Neri Elizabeth Wodtka, daughter of Brian and Rhiannon Wodtka, was baptized on Sunday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Her godparents are Lincoln Brasel, and Clint and Erica Storck.
    St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

  • Retired teachers group offers scholarship

    The Fayette County Retired Teachers Association is offering a $500 scholarship to a qualifying individual who meets the following criteria: graduate of an accredited Fayette County high school, resident of Fayette County and enrolled at an accredited Illinois college in the field of education preparing to student teach during the 2017-2018 school year.
    The deadline for applications is July 31.  
    For more information contact Diane Curll at 283-0492 or dcurll@sbcglobal.net.

  • Kaskaskia College classes

    AARP driver safety class
    The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will offer an AARP driver safety course class at the Vandalia Campus from 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, July 12 and 13.
    The registration number is LLI 7608 VA01D.
    The AARP Smart Driver course teaches valuable defensive driving skills and provides a refresher of the rules of the road.

  • Two named Outstanding Teachers

    The Illinois Education Association recently named Brownstown high school teacher Michelle Seabaugh and Vandalia Title 1 reading teacher Susan Culbertson Outstanding Teachers.

  • KC sets July KICK classes at Vandalia Campus

    The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College has announced the schedule for KICK classes to be held in July at the Vandalia Campus, located at 2310 West Fillmore St. in Vandalia.

  • KICK Drawing Class at KC
  • KICK Balloon Art Class at KC
  • KC, SIUC sign agreement for three areas

    At its regular meeting on June 26, the Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees approved new agreements with Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

  • College News

    University of Illinois Springfield
    Hannah E. Blythe of Vandalia was among the students named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at University of Illinois Springfield.
    A total of 548 students were selected; 75 are students in the College of Business and Management, 51 are students in the College of Education and Human Services, 347 are enrolled in programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 58 are enrolled in programs in the College of Public Affairs and Administration and 17 are non-degree seeking or undecided.

  • Vandals' Fourth Shootout