15 Years Ago
1997 – Democrat David C. Marty, Fayette County treasurer for the past 28 years, announced that he would not seek an eighth term in office. Later in the week, Democrat Rose Hoover, a deputy clerk under Marty, announced that she would run for treasurer.
The Vandalia football squad defeated Piasa Southwestern to finish the year at 6-3 and win an at-large playoff berth.
20 Years Ago