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Today's News

  • VJHS Basketball

    SEVENTH GRADE
    Monday
    Vandalia 27, Salem Franklin Park 18
    Vandalia – Eckhardt 16; LaMonica 4, Willenborg 2, Hartlieb 2, Lupton 2, Austin 1.
    Friday
    Vandalia 26, Mulberry Grove 15
    Vandalia – Eckhardt 18, Willenborg 8, LaMonica 4, Symonds 2, DuPlayee 2, Lupton 2.
    Thursday, Oct. 11
    Vandalia 22, Litchfield 10
    Vandalia – Eckhardt 14, LaMonica 6, Willenborg 6.
    Tuesday, Oct. 9
    Vandalia 34, Pana 18
    Vandalia – Eckhardt 14, LaMonica 8, Austin 8, Hartlieb 4.

  • SCHS wins Bronze Pool at NTC Tourney

    South Central won the championship of the Bronze Pool at the National Trail Conference Volleyball Tournament.
    The Lady Cougars defeated Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 25-18, 25-16, to win the pool championship.
    South Central – Lutz 9 points, ace, 10 assists, dig, kill; Landreth 9 points, 2 aces, 2 kills, dig; Potter point, 5 kills, 3 digs; Hall 6 kills; Magnus 4 points, 7 assists, ace, dig; Kollman 3 points, 2 kills, dig; Smith 3 points, 3 kills, dig; Roberts kill, dig.
    Earlier in the Bronze Pool, South Central defeated Dieterich, 13-25, 25-18, 25-15.

  • SEB picks up two wins in EI Tourney

    St. Elmo/Brownstown picked up two wins on the second night of the Egyptian Illini Conference Tournament on Tuesday at St. Elmo.
    The Lady Bombers defeated Ramsey in two games, 25-17, 25-23, and Mulberry Grove in two games, 25-22, 25-18.
    St. Elmo/Brownstown vs. Ramsey – Christensen 6 kills, 6 points; Cripe 2 kills, 2 digs, 2 points; Curry 3 kills 10 assists, 2 aces, 2 digs, 5 points; Maxey 2 aces, 5 digs, 2 points; Nolen 8 kills, 6 assists, 5 digs, 8 points; Oberlink 2 kills, 3 assists, ace, dig, 3 points; Smith 7 digs; Yagow kill, assist, point.

  • Lady Vandals top SW, fall to Carlyle, Pana

    The Lady Vandals were defeated by Pana on Tuesday, 16-25, 19-25.
    Vandalia – Hagy 2 kills, dig; Jackson 3 kills, 2 blocks; Kern 4 blocks; Lidy 3 kills, block, dig; McNary 5 assists, 2 digs; Miller assist, dig; Mills ace dig; Stewart 4 assists, 2 digs; Wilkerson 2 kills; Worker 6 digs.
    The junior varsity Lady Vandals lost to Pana, 11-25, 18-25, and the freshmen lost, 12-21, 23-21, 6-15
    On Monday night, Vandalia lost to Carlyle, 21-25, 19-25.

  • Laack 21st at state golf tourney

    While Chase Laack may not have been pleased to see snow for the first round of his first state golf tournament, it worked out well for him in the end.

  • Vandalia 43, Roxana 7 – Game Stats

    First Quarter
    Vandalia: 8:25 – 4-yard run, Trevor Smalls; Cameron Withers kick (V 7-0).
    Second Quarter
    Vandalia: 1:12 – 15-yard run, Trevor Smalls; Cameron Withers kick (V 14-0).
    Third Quarter
    Vandalia: 7:54 – 5-yard run, Matthew Wells; Blake Morrison run, 2-point conversion (V 22-0).
    Vandalia: 4:47 – 10-yard run, Matthew Wells; Cameron Withers kick (V 29-0).
    Vandalia: 3:00 – 42-yard run, Trevor Smalls; Cameron Withers kick  (V 36-0).

  • Big third quarter lifts Vandals

    After a sluggish first half, the Vandalia Vandals exploded in the third quarter against Roxana to improve to 7-1 going into the final game of the regular season.

  • Marriage Licenses

    The following marriage license application was filed in the office of Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Vicky Conder:

    Caleb William Burrus
    Beecher City
    Staci Nicole Selby
    Beecher City
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    Bradley Keith Siebert
    Vandalia
    Ruth Irene Hathaway
    Vandalia
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    Eric Dale Green
    East Alton
    Lisa Rae Brown
    Vandalia

  • Sheriff's Arrest Log

    • Loretta S. McElroy, 42, 429 S. Sixth St., Vandalia, was arrested on Oct. 15 for an alleged probation violation. Bond was $5,000.
    • Royelle D.L. Hunt, 29, Indianapolis, Ind., was arrested on Oct. 14 on a charge of driving while his license is suspended or revoked. Bond was $1,500.
    • Charles W. Leidner Jr., 34, 1103 W. Tower St., Vandalia, was arrested on Oct. 14 on a charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was $1,500.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, October 18

    ✔ Soroptimist International of Vandalia invites all local women and young ladies to attend its program meeting at noon in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steakhouse. The club's new website will be unveiled at this meeting. All guests are welcome to purchase lunch. Those attending are asked to RSVP with Janice Hejl at janice.hejl@gmail.com or 322-6538.
    Friday, October 19

    ✔ The Vandalia Lions Club will have the Lions Hearing Bus at Walmart in Vandalia from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.