25 Years Ago
1989 – Vandalia’s post-prom casino night was attended by about 100 students.
Queen and king of the VCHS prom were Melinda Sue Yarbrough and Gary Graumenz.
Brownstown Junior High School eighth grade boys track team tied with Peoria Pleasant Valley for the state title. Curtis Schwarm had two seconds and a third, and was a member of the second-place relay team.
Teachers retiring from the Vandalia District included Ellen Black, Jessie Mae Halbrook, Elizabeth Molett, Marjorie Blythe May, Melvin Donnelley and Eli Hefron.