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Today's News

  • Mulberry Grove softball sectional game postponed

    The Mulberry Grove High School softball team's game against Marissa at the Lebanon sectional tournament that was scheduled for Thursday at 4:30 p.m. has been postponed until Saturday at 1 p.m.

    The winner of that game will play for the sectional championship on Monday. Any additional schedule changes will be posted here as they become available.

    Whichever team wins the sectional championship will play at the super-sectional in Raymond on Monday.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    First Of All
    Please Attend the
    Brownstown Memorial Day Program…
    …which will be given by the Brownstown VFW Post 9770 on Monday at the Memorial Wall in the Brownstown City Park, at 11 a.m.

  • Frogtown News

    Auxiliary News
    The St. Peter American Legion Auxiliary Unit #380 met at the Legion home at 7:30 p.m. on May 17, with 15 members present.
    President Patti Taylor called the meeting to order and proceeded with the opening rituals. The minutes of the previous meeting were read by the secretary, and also the treasurer’s report, since the Treasurer Arlene Lee was not present due to illness. Both reports were approved. A note from Lee was also read.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Wednesday, May 25
    • Royal Neighbors of America #5784, 1 p.m., Phillips Building.

  • Church Briefs-May 26, 2011

    Brownstown First Baptist to hold VBS
    First Baptist Church of Brownstown will hold Vacation Bible School from Monday, June 13, to Friday, June 17. The nightly sessions will run from 6-8 p.m.
    For more information, call Mary Graumenz at 267-4941.

    VBS at Patoka Christian is June 5-10
    Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, at Patoka Christian Church.
    Under the theme of High Seas Journey, the sessions run from 6-8:30 p.m. nightly for students in pre-K through fifth grade.

  • Evergreen Outreach-May 26, 2011

    By Mary Woolsey
    What a day! This was a day that started off sunny, was supposed to reach 80 degrees, but ended up 53 degrees as I drove home. It has been an erratic spring!
    However, we had wonderful music. As we entered Evergreen Outreach, SoftFire was playing “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” and “Oh, What a Wonderful Day.”

  • Minister's Forum

    Concerns change from generation to generation, but there is never a lack of “things’* to trouble us.

  • Vandalia Junior High Band Concert
  • KC pays tribute to Whitten

    In honor of National Nurse’s Week, Kaskaskia College paid tribute recently to a long-time employee, former Dean of Nursing Mary Lou Whitten.

  • Region 5 of IEA honors Verla Reed

    Verla Reed, Brownstown elementary school librarian, was honored as an Outstanding Educational Support Professional Employee at the Region 5 Illinois Education Association’s Awards Banquet held April 12 at the Edwardsville campus of the Lewis and Clark Community College.