Today's News

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    Although the Past Few Days …
    … have been warmer, on Tuesday morning, Little Bucky Burro was staying in his barn because, like his predecessor, the late, adorable little Smoky, the donkey, Bucky doesn’t like to get his pretty ears wet in the needed rain that was falling gently and soaking in the ground nicely.  Although Bucky obviously doesn’t appreciate the showers, we human inhabitants do.

  • St. Elmo News

    Thursday, February 23
    • ExxonMobil Annuitants will not meet until in March.
    Saturday, February 25
    • See article below on Bridal Snobs Flea Market that is being held this Saturday at the Summer Breeze Winehouse and Barn Venue.
    Sunday, February 26
    • St. Elmo First United Methodist Sunday Night Live Youth – High school in church parsonage; and grade school and junior high in church fellowship hall.
    Monday, February 27

  • Cain moves to 15 on state scoring list

    As he scored 18 points in Patoka’s 58-45 win over Dieterich last Friday, the Warriors’ Jered Cain moved into 15th place on Illinois’ all-time career scoring list.
    Cain’s total of 2,717 career points moved him ahead of Dike Eddleman of Centralia.
    At that time, he was 26 points behind No. 14 on the list, Paul Lusk of Trenton Wesclin (2,743).
    In the win over Dieterich, Patoka led 15-9 after one quarter, but Dieterich knotted the score at 23 by halftime.

  • Triplicate
  • Ruffner is High Jump Champion
  • JH Volleyball

    Vandalia Junior High School
    Feb. 21 vs. Greenville – Eighth-graders won, 25-15, 25-16; and seventh-graders won 25-16, 25-9.
    Feb. 16 vs. Litchfield – Eighth-graders won, 25-8, 25-12; and seventh-graders won, 25-3, 25-7.

    Patoka Junior High School
    Feb. 21 vs. Mulberry Grove – Varsity won, 25-13, 25-12. Makayla Gebke had 10 points and 5 aces, Lexi Gray had 8 points and five aces, and Emma Landreth had 5 points and 4 aces. Landreth and Kassidy DeVall each had 1 kill.
    The JV lost, 14-25, 23-25. Shaniqua Sarchet ha 2 aces.

  • Tournament Champions
  • Medal at Opening Meet
  • AAA Tumbling
  • Two wrestlers win first-round matches at state tournament

    Two Vandals recorded first-round wins at the IHSA Individual State Wrestling Tournament, and six of the seven advancing to state participated in wrestleback matches.