15 Years Ago
1998 – St. Elmo native Bruce Williams, a 1979 graduate of St. Elmo High School, was killed in a U.S. Navy helicopter crash.
Vandalia Community High School wrestler Ty Kidd placed third in the 160-pound class at the state-wrestling tournament.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hoffman of Bingham were celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
Emil Graumenz, a long-time resident of the St. Peter area, was celebrating his 90th birthday.