Today's News

  • Frogtown News

    Legion Auxiliary
    The St. Peter American Legion Auxiliary Unit 380 met at the Legion Home at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, with 11 members present.

  • St. Elmo News

    Wednesday, July 27
    • Royal Neighbors of America #5784, 1 p.m., Phillips Building. The RNA is collecting school supplies, which need to be taken to the meeting.

  • Church Briefs

    Blood drive Aug. 9 at Liberty Christian

    A blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Liberty Christian Church from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
    Donors are entered in a drawing to win a $250 weekly gas card, and will be entered in a car giveaway sweepstakes.
    Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or by visiting www.redcrossblood.org. Use the Liberty Christian code to schedule an appointment.
    All donors must present a photo identification.

    All-church garage sale at Liberty

  • Evergreen Outreach-July 28, 2011

    By Edith Elliott
    No matter what turn of events change, the Evergreen Outreach “planned” program, it all works out to be outstanding. It has to be a “God” thing.
    There are absolutely no words to tell how great Patricia and David Pence “SoftFIRE” are. You must come and hear them.

  • Family Comedy Night is this Sunday in Brownstown

    Larry DeLawder, an award-winning impersonator, comic and harmonica player,  will be featured at Brownstown First Christian Church this Sunday at 6 p.m.

  • Minister's Forum

    I once asked a man if he knew Jesus as his savior. “That’s personal,” he replied.

  • Knights of Columbus Donates

    Vandalia Knights of Columbus gave a $500 donation to TLC classes at Vandalia Middle School in May.

    With this donation, the classes purchased lower-level reading books and life skills materials to teach students basic life skills and safety. This donation was made possible for these students by donations given during the Knights of Columbus annual MH Candy (Tootsie Roll) Drive.

  • Area schools set registration dates, times

    Registration for students in all Vandalia schools will beheld from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Vandalia Junior High School.
    St. Elmo
    • Aug. 1 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Aug. 2 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Aug. 1 – 6-8 p.m. – Seventh-grade orientation/registration for all seventh-grade students and parents.

  • Births

    Rylee Suzanne Sasse
    Levi and Bre Sasse of Vandalia are the parents of a girl born at 9:55 a.m. on Friday, June 3, 2011, at Greenville Regional Hospital in Greenville.

  • Engagement

    Michelle Berger and Caleb Miller, both of Brownstown, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.