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Today's Opinions

  • The Way We Were

    20 Years Ago

    1996 – Vandalia Mayor Rich Walker reported that the project to extend sewer lines to the city’s western Interstate 70 extension was nearing completion.
    South Central was knocked out of postseason play with a 79-55 loss to Freeburg at the Vandalia Sectional Tournament.
    Fayette County State’s Attorney Rod Irvin and Vandalia Police Department Sgt. Fred Willms told local business owners what they could do to fight shoplifting and bad check offenses, giving recommendations at a meeting of the Vandalia Chamber of Commerce.

  • Banks of the Okaw

    There is no photo this week.
    There was no photo last week.
    This week’s Scrambler: itbialy sah hoitgnn ot od thiw tupotpryino.
    Can you unscramble it? If so, call The Leader-Union, 283-3374, by 5 p.m. next Monday.
    Last week’s Scrambler: Great opportunities are often fleeting.
    Unscrambling it were: Cy and Lorene Locke, RuthAnn Garrison, Kyli Sidwell's fifth-grade class, Wayne and Bonnie Purtilar, Larry Cable, Juanita Workman, Lois Jackson, DeeDee Diveley, Judy Elder, and Harold and Loretta Tidwell.

  • Vandalia Memories
  • Vandalia Memories
  • VCHS students do us proud

    While a Vandalia Community High School group and its leader continued to receive accolades, other students at the school were recognized for their efforts in the classroom and growth as individuals.
    On Sunday, VCHS wrestling coach Jason Clay was recognized as the Decatur Herald Area Coach of the Year for that sport. It’s the third time in his nine years at the VCHS helm that Clay has received the honor, though there have been numerous other years that he was deserving of the honor.

  • The story of Little Hickory Church

    In the past few years, it seems more people have asked me about Little Hickory Church in North Hurricane Township than any other church in the county.

  • The story of Little Hickory Church

    In the past few years, it seems more people have asked me about Little Hickory Church in North Hurricane Township than any other church in the county.

  • Banks of the Okaw

    There is no photo this week.
    Last week's photo: Ken Cripe.
    Identifying him were: Carol Behrends, Robert and Esther Meyer, Roger and Betty Roe, Patti West, Rube Yarbrough, Boyd and Norma Ledbetter, Donna Chrisman, Steve Merriman, Lisa and Davis Schaal, Brad and Connie Brannon, and Beth and Steve Tarter.
    This week’s Scrambler: etagr teuporistnpio rea eotnf neligtfe.
    Can you unscramble it? If so, call The Leader-Union, 283-3374, by 5 p.m. next Monday.
    Last week’s Scrambler: Remember that credit is money.