Today's News

  • PHOTO: Altamont Fast-Pitch Champs

    The Altamont fast-pitch softball league champions were Grobie Flooring. The team includes several players from Fayette County.

  • The Next Level: Graduated athlete roundup (Aug. 1)

    Many athletes who spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who recently made headlines.

  • Fayette County Speedway Results (July 26)

    HEAT 1
    2.            3E        ROBBIE EILERS
    3.            5          ROB TIMMONS
    4.            1A     STEVE MEYER JR
    HEAT 2
    1.         35  CLARK ROBERTSON

  • Slideways RC (July 27)

    Saturday, July 27
    Kidz Modz
    1. Blane Pruett (33P)
    2. Eric Holaday (2)
    3. Dalton Whitten (67)
    4. Gaige Beall (1B)
    5. Matt Nash (27N)
    6. Dawson Barker (99B)
    7. Lucas McElroy (22)
    8. Cody Stewart (14)

    1. Josh Lofland (2)
    2. Jared Ramsey (14R)
    3. Stacy Stewart (14S)
    4. Rob Gwinn (77)
    5. Jon Schmidt (1)
    6. Bill Prehn (24)
    7. Mike Pasley (35)
    8. Cody Clark (20)

  • Vandalia Men's Slo-Pitch Softball (July 22-23)

    Tuesday, July 23
    Game 1
    Montgomery Plumbing 9
    Liberty Trading 6
    •For MP: Jon Hawthorne, 3B; Michael Wells, 2B.
    Game 2
    Liberty 9
    Montgomery 5
    •For Liberty: Kevin Knisley, 4 hits.
    •For Montgomery: Trevor Montgomery, 3B.
    Game 3
    BCH Auto Detail 1
    Stout Adjustment 0
    Game 4
    BCH 1
    Stout 0

    •BCH, 19-1
    •Thomas Farms, 14-6
    •Liberty, 8-12
    •Stout, 5-15
    •Montgomery, 4-16

  • Mabrys file motion to dismiss

    The Vandalia couple planning to open a restaurant on Vandalia Lake filed on Monday its response to a city suit aimed at preventing them from operating that business.

    Steve “Luke” and Latisha Mabry’s attorney, David Cates of Swansea, filed a motion to dismiss the city’s request for a declaratory judgment in Fayette County Circuit Court.

    In their motion, the Mabrys contend that their property is outside city limits and that the city has “has no jurisdiction beyond their corporate limits.”

  • Births

    Winston Xavier Hall
    Brandon and Cindy Hall of O’Fallon, Mo., are the parents of a boy born at 1:50 p.m. on May 10, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.

  • Hill - 50 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hill of Ramsey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday at the Ramsey American Legion Home.

  • Reunion

    The Atwood reunion was held on Saturday, June 29, at Rogier Park in pavilion.
    After a noon meal, President Jim Atwood started the business meeting by leading the group in the Lord’s Prayer. The minutes from last year’s reunion were read, with no corrections made.
    Two weddings were reported:
    • Keli Atwood, daughter of Crystal Critchloe and granddaughter of Jim and Charlotte Atwood, to Travis Hastings on May 10, 2012.

  • OUR PLACE Open House

    OUR PLACE Youth Center, headed by LeAnn Bales, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.