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Today's News

  • Evergreen Outreach-Oct. 21, 2010

    By Pat Rhodes
    Monday was a picture-perfect autumn day. The sun was shining, the air was cool and the trees were beginning to show their colors. I welcome the cooler weather after what seemed like a long, hot summer.
    Evergreen Outreach is once again meeting at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church following several months at Fayette County Long Term Care.

  • Keep your priorities straight – attend church

    Rev. Bruce Milash

    Immanuel Lutheran Church, Augsburg

  • Fayette County Speedway Results from Oct. 15-17

    UMP DIRTcar Modified Division
    - Saturday (33 cars)
    Heat 1        
    1.    73B    Brian Bielong
    2.    5    Rob Timmons
    3.    6B    Dave Baldwin
    4.    28X    Kevin Morrow
    Heat 2        
    1.    N59    Chad Evans
    2.    1X    Tim Hancock

  • Brownstown falls in NTC Tournament

    Tenth-seeded Brownstown was defeated by Windsor (25-11, 25-10), St. Elmo (25-14, 25-20) and Neoga (25-23, 25-15) in the National Trail Conference Volleyball Tournament.

    Kills – Morgan Stinebring, 8; Katy Satterthwaite, 6; Bethany Oberlink, 2; Tara Johnson, 2; Breann Barnick, 1.
    Service Aces – Satterthwaite, 6; Oberlink, 3; Morgan Walk, 2; Stinebring, 1.
    Digs – Johnson, 8, Brittany Kistler, 5

  • Brownstown/St. Elmo co-op junior girls basketball results

    The Brownstown/St. Elmo co-op junior high girls basketball teams have started their seasons.

    The seventh-graders are 1-5 thus far, having defeated Sacred-Heart, 36-10, and lost to Ramsey (28-8), Greenville (30-16), Stew-Stras (43-21), Altamont (39-19) and Greenville (30-11).

  • Vandalia Jr. Pro basketball slated to start Oct. 30

    Vandalia High School athletic director and boys basketball coach Kevin Jackson has announced the dates for the Jr. Pro basketball program.

    Boys in grades K-6 are eligible to participate in the program, which will meet on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9-10:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 2, from 6-7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9-10:30 a.m.; and at the Red/White game on Nov. 13. Registration is $25 for an individual and $40 for two or more children from the same household. Forms can be picked up at the high school office.

  • Hosick Motors sponsoring fund raiser for Vandal athletics

    Hosick Motors will be hosting a tent event and tailgate by KFC/Taco Bell in Vandalia this Friday to raise money for Vandalia High School athletics.

    For each vehicle at the event that is test driven throughout the day prior to the football game, Vandalia athletics will receive $20.

  • Kinney hands out soccer awards

    Coach Walt Kinney handed out the following awards at the Vandalia High School soccer team banquet on Tuesday:

    Most Valuable Player – Lucas McDowell

    Hustle Award – Matt Hubbart

    Hustle Award – Steven Daley

    Iron Man Award – Brett Ambuehl

    Iron Woman Award – Chelsea Roberts

    Most Goals – Matt Grove

    Most Goals – Lucas McDowell

    Most Assists – Lucas McDowell

    Coach's Award – Austa Keppler

  • South Central names assistant basketball coach

    Louis Daugherty, a 2005 graduate of South Central High School, has been hired as an assistant high school basketball coach for the Cougars.

    Additionally, he will coach the JV and freshman/sophomore teams.

    Daugherty played basketball for the Cougars in high school and was named to the IBCA Honorable Mention All-State Team as a senior. He also played baseball for South Central.

  • Marriage Licenses-Oct. 21, 2010

    The following marriage licenses have been issued by the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Terri D. Braun:

    Todd Matthew Emerick
    Vandalia
    Tracey Lynn Field
    Vandalia
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    Tyler Wayne Blankenship
    Vandalia
    Andrea Nicole Stunkel
    Vandalia
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    David Robert Goldsborough
    Brownstown
    Rachael Michelle Wingo
    Brownstown
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    Torney Ray Carter
    Vandalia
    Patty June Daugherty
    Vandalia
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    Billy Allen Hutchcraft