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Football pairings for post season play to be announced Saturday night

The road to the IHSA Football Playoffs is always a test of stamina over the course of the nine-week regular-season, but high school football fans in Illinois have never endured a wait like this. On Saturday, Oct. 23, the IHSA Playoff Pairing Television Show will reveal the 2021 football playoff field during a live telecast…

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Vandals play Friday for possible piece of conference title

With the guarantee of post-season play, the Vandals will face Greenville in their final game of the season on Friday night, Oct. 22. The Vandalia Vandals have clinched a playoff berth, and at 7-1, is looking to improve to 8-1 to try to secure a home game in the first round with a victory over…

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OctoChem honored by state during Manufacturing Month

OctoChem of Vandalia was recently honored as one of the home-grown companies in the State of Illinois, and for its continued operation and expansion during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kala Lambert, of the regional economic development director of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunities, made the presentation during ceremonies held last Tuesday, Oct. 12 at…

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