Today's News

  • Fayette County Speedway Results – May 11

    Friday, May 11
    HEAT 1
    1.            G1          Gabe Menser
    2.            22M       Matt Mevert
    3.            20           Cody Clark

  • Lady Aces win regional title

    The Mulberry Grove High School softball team won a regional championship by defeating Odin, 11-1, on Thursday afternoon. With the victory, the Lady Aces will battle the winner of the Altamont Regional next Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Woodlawn Sectional.

  • Hill advances to state finals

    St. Elmo sophomore Molly Hill advanced to the finals in the discus throw at the Illinois High School Association state meet.

    She threw 113 feet, 6 inches to make the finals; her throw was the seventh best.

    The finals begin at noon on Saturday at O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

  • VCHS Awards Day
  • MGHS Alumni Banquet is June 2

    The Mulberry Grove High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 2, in the MGHS gym.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6 p.m.
    To make reservations, contact Linda Leely by calling 664-1605 or by e-mail at lneely39@gmail.com.

  • College News

    Jonathan Denning graduated magna cum laude from the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville on May 5.

    Denning is the son of Howard and May Denning of Vandalia, and the grandson of Dwight and Darla Denning of Vandalia, and Erlinda Samson of Sacramento, Calif.

  • VJHS band presents spring concert
  • Peace Officers Week

    Mayor Rick Gottman, left, signed a proclamation declaring this week as Peace Officers Week in Vandalia, to recognize the efforts of local police officers to serve and protect Vandalia residents. With Gottman is Vandalia Chief of Police Larry Eason.

  • Laborers' Roadblock Day

    Mayor Rick Gottman, right, signed a proclamation declaring this Saturday Southern and Central Illinois Laborers' Roadblock Day. On Saturday, laborers will be collecting funds, with the donations used to help disabled children in Southern and Central Illinois. With Gottman is Joe Hill, field representative for Laborers' Local 1197.

  • DAR meeting held

    The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Benjamin Mills Chapter, met for its monthly meeting on May 9 at The Glenwood in Greenville.
    Special guests were sisters Jane Hubbert and Ann Hunter, long-time members of the Benjamin Mills Chapter and residents of The Glenwood.
    Jennifer Dunkley from the Greenville campus of Kaskaskia College presented the program on literacy and discussed the Reading Link program, which she heads on the Greenville campus.
    After the business meeting was adjourned, refreshments were served.