The Way We Were

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By The Staff

30 Years Ago

1989 – The Fayette County Agronomy Day program drew 140 farmers.
Five people filed nominating petitions for mayor: Rich Walker, Herb Walker, Jim Horn, Robert E. Carroll and Everett R. Jarrett.
Debra Sue Logsdon was appointed Vernon postmaster.
Tom Long was named manager of the Vandalia Kroger Store.
St. Elmo’s eighth grade basketball team won its regional basketball tournament, beating Altamont, 47-31, in the IJHSAA finals.

35 Years Ago

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