Today's News

  • KC Digital Imaging Graduates

    Kaskaskia College recently held a pinning ceremony for the graduating class of its Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.

  • KC still has art scholarships

    Kaskaskia College has announced that several fine and performing arts scholarships are still available for students for the fall semesters.
     The scholarships are for students in the field of arts and include tuition and mandatory fees. These scholarships are talent-based, but require the recipient to meet  scholarship program requirements.
    Scholarships consist of a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees assessed to students who enroll in classes, maintaining full-time status, at Kaskaskia College.

  • School Menus


    Monday, Sept. 12 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.   
    Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Pancakes w/syrup.
    Wednesday, Sept. 14 – Choice of cereal and doughnut.   
    Thursday, Sept. 15 – Scrambled eggs, sausage links, toast and jelly.   
    Friday, Sept. 16 – Choice of cereal, toast and jelly.
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.

  • College News

    Tori Lyn Hagy of Vandalia was named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Eastern Illinois University.

  • Reservations accepted for All-School Reunion on Oct. 1

    The Vandalia Community High School All-School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the American Legion Home in Vandalia.
    Students in classes 1936-2011 will be honored, but all VCHS graduates, along with the public, are invited to the reunion, which is sponsored by the Vandalia Community Schools Foundation.
    A dinner and social hour runs from 5-8:30 p.m., with the cost being $25 per person.
    Live music and dancing will be available from 8:30-10:30 p.m. There is no charge.

  • Locks of Love Donor

    Kadi Jackson, 10, recently donated 10 inches of her hair to the Locks of Love Foundation while having her hair cut at Shear Dezigns Tanning and Salon.

    Locks of Love is a public, non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged individuals under the age of 21 who are suffering from long-term hair loss due to medical conditions. Others who may be interested in participating the program may call 283-3953.

  • Golden Circle Menus

    Thursday, Sept. 8 – Fried chicken, baked potato, lima beans, mandarin oranges and whole grain roll.
    Friday, Sept. 9 – Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, tomatoes and zucchini, melon medley, peanut butter cookie and whole wheat bread.
    Monday, Sept. 12 – Swiss steak, scalloped potatoes, spinach, blushing pears, graham crackers and bread.
    Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Grilled chicken breast, roasted Rosemary potatoes, green beans, cinnamon applesauce, oatmeal cookie and whole grain bread.  

  • County 4-H'ers do well at state fair

    On Sunday, Aug. 14, Fayette County 4-H’ers had the opportunity to show off their talents at the Illinois State Fair.  
    Results include:
    • Emily Aderman exhibited in fiber and received an Award of Excellence.
    • Kayla Black exhibited in photo editing and received an Award of Excellence.
    • Iris Daiber exhibited in nature and received an Award of Excellence.
    • Isaac Daiber exhibited in woodworking II and received a Superior.
    • Courtney Howard exhibited in clay and received an Award of Excellence.

  • Engagement

    Karli Waddell and Seth Kruenegel, both of Vandalia, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Sara White and Zac Guerrettaz, both of Park City, Ky., have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.