Today's News

  • Calendar

    Thursday, September 1

    ✔ The Fayette County Farm Bureau's marketing committee will hold its annual crop survey and steak dinner. The survey gets under way at 8 a.m. with breakfast in the Farm Bureau office basement; all interested in participating are to call the Farm Bureau, 283-3276, and to show up at that time. The steak dinner is at 6 p.m. at the Farm Bureau office, with Jim Riddle of Total Grain Marketing being the speaker; the cost is $5 and reservations are required. Contact the Farm Bureau at 283-3276 to make reservations for the dinner.

  • Fayette County Speedway (August 27 results)

    HEAT 1
    1.    84 TYLER DIEBERT
    2.    28 MICHAEL BOLYARD
    4.    0P DEAN PRUETT
    HEAT 2
    1.    81 PAUL BAILEY
    2.    K9 WILL KRUP
    4.    21 KHRIS FOHNE
    HEAT 3
    1.    95 LARRY ANDERSON
    2.    1 ZACH FAIR
    3.    21S KENNY SHAW

  • Area Prep Roundup (Sept. 1)


  • Bombers pick up first win of the season over CHBC, 7-3


  • Lady Vandals open season with two-game sweep over SEB


  • Vandals use second-half surge to top Miners, 15-14


  • Ramsey teen dies in accident

    A Ramsey teen sustained fatal injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday afternoon in Montgomery County.

    The Illinois State Police said that Payge Donaldson, 18, of Ramsey, was pulling out of Indian Springs Golf Course onto Ill. Route 185 in a 2014 Ford passenger car at 3:08 p.m. and failed to yield to a westbound 2005 Sterling tractor pulling a homemade tailer driven by Eric Wehrle, 40, of Vandalia.

    The tractor driven by Wehrle was unable to avoid striking the Donaldson vehicle, according to state police.

  • Ramsey teen dies in accident


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    A Ramsey teen sustained fatal injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday afternoon in Montgomery County.

  • Governor in Vandalia on Saturday

    Governor Bruce Rauner will be in Vandalia as he participates in a motorcycle ride that runs from Marion to Camp Butler in Springfield.

    The group of cyclists are scheduled to be in Vandalia at about noon, and they will have lunch at the Moose Lodge before heading to Pana.

    For their stop, Third Street will be closed from Gallatin Street to Edwards Street from 11 a.m. until they leave for Pana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    The following marriage license applications were filed in the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Vicky Conder:

    Adam Wayne Focht
    Chelsie Ann Schwarm
    James Allen Eckart
    Lora Ann Bartholomew
    Brian Scott Huhnke
    Alexandra Janelle Perry
    Jeremy Stephen Davis
    Mulberry Grove
    Josie Renee Summann
    Mulberry Grove
    Michael Joseph Tomchak