15 Years Ago
1996 – Kevin Kaegy, president of the Bond County Historical Society, was the guest speaker for the Lincoln’s Birthday program at the Vandalia Statehouse.
Five members of the Vandalia Community High School wrestling team earned the right to compete in the state wrestling tournament. Advancing were Todd Hale, David Graumenz, Nathan Graumenz, Mike Mabry and Jeremy Durbin.
Former Vandalia residents Ray and Beatrice Davis were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.