25 Years Ago
1990 – Fire gutted Claudia’s clothing store in downtown Vandalia on Monday, Jan. 15.
Kendra Sanders, the 1989 Miss Fayette County Fair, was vying for Miss Illinois County Fair Queen title at the state competition in Springfield.
Dr. Larry Oder was president of the Fayette County Hospital medical staff.
The Rev. Steve Diehl was the new minister at First Baptist Church, Vandalia.
30 Years Ago