• BHS Prom

    Brownstown High School will hold its prom from 8-11 p.m. this Saturday, with the coronation set for 8 p.m.

    The prom candidates are pictured. In front, from left, are Allyssa Philpot, Danielle Austin, Michaela Walk and Mackenzie McClintock. In back are Jeff Taylor, Jacob Behrends, Dustin Lawson and Jacob Rolfingsmeier.

  • Health Grant for Brownstown Schools

    Brownstown Community Unit School District #201 received $2,000, along with CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) curriculum and materials, after deciding to participate in a Coordinated School Health Program.

  • Matthew Sefton receives USAF Academy appointment

    Matthew Brian Sefton of Brownstown has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.

  • Kaskaskia College

    New student orientation on main campus
    Kaskaskia College invites new students to attend new student orientation on the main campus.
    The free program is designed to introduce students to information and contacts important for a successful start of their college experience.
    Information about services, activities and classroom success strategies will be included. Students will be given resources they will be able to use throughout their time at KC. Students are encouraged to bring a family member with them.

  • Vandalia retirees to be honored May 1

    The Vandalia Board of Education will hold an appreciation dinner on Thursday, May 1, at Vandalia Junior High School.
    This year’s retirees being honored include:
    • Donna Cripe, Vandalia Jefferson Primary School principal.
    • Jacquelene Durr, Vandalia Community High School teacher.
    • Susanne Galloway, Vandalia Elementary School teacher.
    • Mike Hicks, district maintenance employee.
    • Duane Houghtaling, VES teacher.
    • Candy Konrad, JPS clerk.
    • Connie Lamb, JPS teacher.

  • Phi Theta Kappa at KC

    Kaskaskia College recently held a spring Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society induction.

  • Honor Rolls

    Third Quarter

  • NHS at BHS
  • Honor Rolls


    Third Quarter

  • Backing the Brownstown Backpack Program

    Winners in the 5K walk/run held on Saturday to raise funds for the Brownstown Schools Backpack Program are pictured.

    In the first photo, from left, are: Susan Murphy, female ugliest Christmas sweater winner; Brownstown Superintendent Adam Bussard, male race winner; and Amber Schnarre, female race winner. In the second photo is Andy Powell, male ugliest Christmas sweater winner.