25 Years Ago
1990 – Harlan Newbold was named the new superintendent of the Brownstown School District, effective July 1. Newbold had served as Ramsey High School principal for four years.
Fifty years of band music in the Vandalia school system was to be celebrated at a special concert in the high school gymnasium. Carl Dollinger of Waukesha, Wis., who helped organize the band program in the Vandalia schools in 1940, was to direct the high school band as it played “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God.”