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Today's News

  • Brownstown - Sefton

    A Rare Privilege and Opportunity…
    … is the occasion of sharing a dear friend’s 100th birthday when the friend is as active, alert and in as good physical and mental condition as Lucille is!  Much enjoyed was being a part of Lucille Fisher’s 100th birthday open house on Saturday, April 27, at the Golden Years Club Building.
    More than 100 of Lucille’s family and friends gathered to share in her special day on April 27.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, May 9
    • Lunch Bunch, noon, Mary Ann’s Restaurant.

  • Lucken speaks at Chamber meeting

    Tom Lucken, who heads up the Field of Dreams organization provided the program at last week’s monthly meeting of the Vandalia Chamber of Commerce.

  • FAYCO hosting autism program May 23

    FAYCO Enterprises of Vandalia will be hosting on May 23 Dr. Temple Grandin, a woman with autism who has become one of the leading advocates for people with autism.

  • New CPAs

    Two employees of the Vandalia accounting firm of Luallen, Cearlock, Barth & Burnam Ltd. have earned their certified public accountant’s credentials.
    Tyler Osborne and Amy Palecek successfully passed the Uniform CPA Exam.

  • FBC seniors honored at breakfast

    By Panzi Blackwell
    The “seniors” of First Baptist Church in Vandalia were honored Sunday morning with breakfast, special decorations  and live music.

  • Church Briefs

    First Church of God to honor mothers

    First Church of God will be honoring mothers with a continental breakfast from 9:30-10:15 a.m. this Sunday.
    Mothers will also be honored during the worship service with a video program that features  responses from children of the church that were composed from Proverbs 31. The children also will be performing a song.
    The church is located at the corner of Thrill Hill Road and Lakewood Drive.

    Holy Cross plans to celebrate Ascension

  • Hof Speaks At Prayer Breakfast

    Cindy Hof of Vandalia was the main speaker at last Thursday's National Day of Prayer breakfast at Crawford-Hale American Legion Home.

    She told the story of her daughter's recovery from a serious illness, and how that has become an opportunity to praise God. "When we trust in God, he gives us opportunities to live for him – to shine," she said. The breakfast was the culmination of a week-long series of prayer events at various locations around Vandalia. The Vandalia Ministerial Alliance coordinated the activities. 

  • Patoka Poppy Contest Winners
  • Honor Rolls

    VANDALIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
    Second Quarter
    A Honor Roll
    Andrew Myers, third grade
    Billye Maegyn Worker, third grade
    Kali Bruno, fourth grade
    Katelyn Koontz, fourth grade
    Trista Smith-Stone, fourth grade
    Cameron Withers, fifth grade
    Hope Budny-Clymer, seventh grade
    Audrey Myers, seventh grade
    Madeline Cade, eighth grade

    B Honor Roll
    Emily Morecraft, third grade
    Kirsten Sharp, fifth grade
    Robert Durbin, fifth grade
    Wade Shafer, fifth grade