25 Years Ago
1989 – Vandalia Correctional Center received word that its road camp was scheduled to reopen in October, a little more than two years after it was closed. It meant an additional 25 jobs at VCC.
Grace Kepner of the Wheatland HEA was named homemaker of the year at the annual meeting of the Fayette County Home Extension Association.
The First Baptist Church youth choir was readying its musical “Live It to the Max,” for a multi-state tour.
Ten girls were vying for Miss Fayette County Fair honors.