The Way We Were

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By The Staff

25 Years Ago

1988 – Caring and Sharing volunteers distributed 419 baskets to needy residents.
The Vandalia City Council rejected a three percent tourism tax.
Brownstown won the St. Elmo Holiday Tournament.
Vandalia resident Cheryl Matzker got a telephone call from singer Donny Osmond, who just called to wish her a Merry Christmas. Matzker was a member of his fan club.
Tasha Ragel and Rod Denton were crowned homecoming queen and kind at St. Elmo High School.

35 Years Ago

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