25 Years Ago
1989 – The Wooden Nickel in downtown Vandalia was gutted by fire.
Patoka celebrated its first regional tournament championship in 15 years, beating Mulberry Grove 72-62 at St. Elmo.
Fayette County Girl Scouts sold 15,396 boxes of cookies.
After 50 years of service, Vandalia Laundry and Dry cleaning announced plans to close its doors.