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Today's Features

  • The Arm Prairie Christian Church was built in 1879, with the completion of construction possibly running into 1890, roughly making the church building close to 140 years old.

  • Sometimes, more often than not, it is difficult to turn the page, shut a door behind you and step a across a new threshold to make new memories for one’s self and others.

  • Last year, during the Lenten Luncheons in Vandalia, Lora Foutch spoke at the United Methodist Church, sharing a message that was sincere and from her heart.

  • During a meeting of the Fayette County Home and Community Education Board, Donna Blair, the community and family issues officer, said that an area family should be nominated for the annual Illinois Association of Home and Community Education Great American Family Award.

  • Following the welcome extended by the women of St. James Lutheran Church, a tribute was given for the late pianist, Richard Tucker, who so generously gave of his time and talent to play for many Lenten Luncheons.

    Jay Smith was then introduced as the speaker, and he began by sharing that he was a fourth generation member baptized at St. James Lutheran and had received his Christian education there.
    He said that he wanted to speak a little bit about the words “vocation” and “application.

  • “We returned to her room. Reality was setting in that we may lose our little girl. I called my parents and told them that we needed someone to hold us together.

  • Fayette County Home and Community Education recently recognized Steve and Sally Zimmerman and their children, Rachel and David, by presenting the family with the following: Certificate of a Special Award – In recognition of your dedication to providing a morally, mentally and physically safe environment through education of the home, schools, and community.

  • Jimmy Feezel seems to have been born with the spirit of giving, the true spirit of Christmas, not seasonal, but all year long.

  • There have been many “Fayette Faces” involved in the building of the Golden Years Club building, from the first dawning of realization of the members that the old, familiar Pilger on the corner just a block from the village main street was deteriorating and a new home was needed.
    When the members held their first potluck meeting in the new building, it was also, appropriately, the first Christmas dinner, as they all joined hands in prayer, some vocally, while all did so silently, within their hearts.
    The House that Faith Built …

  • Saturday evening at 6 p.m., the village of Brownstown will hold a celebration, “Christmas on Main Street,” with lighting of the Community Christmas Tree.