Today's News

  • Tourney, Regional Champions
  • Plummer opens office in Vandalia

    This area’s new state senator has announced the opening of his offices.
    Senator Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) will have staff on hand to help constituents on a full-time basis in two locations within District 54 and Springfield.
    He and his aides can be reached in downtown Vandalia, across from the Vandalia Statehouse in the space previously held by state Sen. Kyle McCarter, and at the current Statehouse in Springfield

  • KC signs four more agreements with SIUC

    The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees on Monday signed four more agreements that will help KC students advance into further studies at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

  • Chamber honors Myers, Hagy

    The Greater Fayette County Chamber of Commerce last week recognized a St. Elmo man for service to his community as an elected official and volunteer, and a Vandalia man was honored for his extensive community service.

  • Campbell hits for 22 in SEB win

    Olivia Campbell scored 22 points on Tuesday to lead Brownstown/St. Elmo to a 57-47 win over North Clay.
    The Bombers were up 19-12 after one quarter, then Campbell scored 10 points in the second quarter to push Brownstown/St. Elmo to a 36-18 lead at halftime.
    Campbell also had seven rebounds and three steals for the Bombers.
    Natalie Oberlink scored 14 points, pulled down 11 rebounds, and had five assists and five steals.

  • Lotz scores 23 in South Central win

    Logan Lotz scored 23 points to lead South Central to a 68-42 win against Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City on Friday.
    South Central improved to 11-8 overall and 2-3 in National Trail Conference play.
    South Central – Lotz 8 6 23; Roberts 0 4 4; Hall 1 0 2; Dodson 0 1 1; Brandt 5 0 11; Hester 2 0 4; Miller 2 3 9; Shumate 1 0 3; 5 0 10; Patten 0 1 1.
    CHBC – Webster 3 3 9; Curl 1 0 2; Smith 4 2 10; Edwards 1 0 2; Lucas 1 0 2; Beck 0 1 1; Miller 2 1 5; Clearwater 5 0 11.

  • Seventh-graders defeated at regional

    The Vandalia Junior High School seventh-graders saw their season come to an end with a 39-29 loss to Pana in the quarterfinal round of the Hillsboro Regional on Tuesday night.
    Andrew Kelly and Kanon Wollerman each had nine points to lead the Vandals.
    Vandalia – Kelly 3 3-6 9; Wollerman 2 5-9 9; Lotz 2 0-0 2; Robbins 1 0-2 2; Brannon 1 0-0 2; Sachan 0 1-2 1.
    The seventh-graders ended the season with a 10-13 record.
    Last Thursday, the seventh-graders lost to Litchfield, 54-13.

  • Dooley Gets 200th Win
  • Feezel now tops wins list at St. Elmo; SEB edges MG

    St. Elmo/Brownstown coach Greg Feezel became the wins leader among St. Elmo coaches as the Eagles edged Mulberry Grove, 57-56, last Friday.
    Feezel picked up his 189th win, surpassing Dan Denton, who coached the Eagles to a third-place finish in the state tournament in the 1980s. Feezel was one of the players on that squad.
    In Friday’s contest, the Eagles and Aces were tied at 40 entering the fourth quarter, and SEB outscored Mulberry Grove 17-16 in that quarter to eek out the win.

  • Lady Vandals suffer 4 losses at Effingham Tournament

    The Lady Vandals closed out play in the Effingham Tournament on Monday with a 45-39 loss to Bloomington.