https://www.leaderunion.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Fayette County Queens https://www.leaderunion.com/content/fayette-county-queens-0 <img src="https://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/july18_2018_missfayette.jpg" alt="Miss Fayette County Kaylee Sefton" title="Miss Fayette County Kaylee Sefton" align="left" hspace="6" width="49" height="85" /> In Next Week's Issue: https://www.leaderunion.com/content/next-weeks-issue <p> &bull; Congregation of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Augsburg celebrates 100th anniversary of their church.</p> <p> &bull; Group Workcamps youth repair homes in Fayette County.</p> <p> &bull; More photos from the Fayette County Fair, including pageant courts and other award winners.</p> Recycling checkup https://www.leaderunion.com/content/recycling-checkup <p> A Vandalia City Council committee meeting on Monday to receive financial information from the two local entities providing recycling services said it wants more information from one of those entities.<br /> Aldermen Ken Hubler, chairman of the council&rsquo;s cemetery and landfill committee, earlier this month set up Monday&rsquo;s meeting to receive and discuss financials from FAYCO Enterprises and the Fayette County Soil and Water Conservation.<br /> 2018 Fayette County Royalty https://www.leaderunion.com/content/2018-fayette-county-royalty <p> <strong>Miss Fayette County Kaylee Sefton</strong><br /> 1st Runner-up Tessa Philpot<br /> 2nd Runner-up Marlee Nolen<br /> Miss Photogenic-Marlee Nolen<br /> Miss Congeniality-Dana Shelton<br /> People&#39;s Choice-Dana Shelton<br /> ---<br /> <strong>Little Miss Fayette County Ella Lach</strong><br /> 1st Runner-up Zoey Kraemer<br /> 2nd Runner-up Aniston Mahon<br /> People&#39;s Choice-Kinley Walker<br /> <br /> <strong>Jr. Miss Fayette County Reagan Roberts</strong><br /> 1st Runner-up Alexandra Goldesberry<br /> 2nd Runner-up Natelly Beall<br /> Miss Fayette County Court https://www.leaderunion.com/content/miss-fayette-county-court-1 <img src="https://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/july19_2018_missfayette_courtp.jpg" alt="Kaylee Sefton (seated, center) was crowned the 2018 Miss Fayette County Fair queen on Monday. In front, from left, are 2017 Little Miss Fayette County Ryker Burns, Sefton and 2018 Little Miss Fayette County Ella Lach. In back are first runner-up Tessa Philpot, 2017 Jr. Miss Fayette County Jadalyn Whitehead, 2017 Miss Fayette County Elizabeth Miller and second-runner-up Marlee Nolen. " title="Kaylee Sefton (seated, center) was crowned the 2018 Miss Fayette County Fair queen on Monday. In front, from left, are 2017 Little Miss Fayette County Ryker Burns, Sefton and 2018 Little Miss Fayette County Ella Lach. In back are first runner-up Tessa Philpot, 2017 Jr. Miss Fayette County Jadalyn Whitehead, 2017 Miss Fayette County Elizabeth Miller and second-runner-up Marlee Nolen. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> Old State Burial Ground Improvements https://www.leaderunion.com/content/old-state-burial-ground-improvements <img src="https://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/july19_2018_vcc_osbg.jpg" alt="A crew from Vandalia Correctiomal Center is working at the Old State Burial Ground in Vandalia, working with volunteers Dorothy Donley and Bret Brosman (above) to build a retaining wall around the new cemetery sign and creating a flower garden. Donley received a grant from the Ruemmelin Foundation to fund the project." title="A crew from Vandalia Correctiomal Center is working at the Old State Burial Ground in Vandalia, working with volunteers Dorothy Donley and Bret Brosman (above) to build a retaining wall around the new cemetery sign and creating a flower garden. Donley received a grant from the Ruemmelin Foundation to fund the project." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /> Calendar https://www.leaderunion.com/content/calendar-310 <p> Wednesday, July 18<br /> <br /> ✔ The Fayette County 4-H Show continues with the dog show at 2 p.m. and cat show at 4 p.m.<br /> ✔ The Fayette County Fair in Brownstown continues. The grandstand event is a truck and tractor pull at 7 p.m.<br /> <br /> Thursday, July 19<br /> <br /> ✔ The Fayette County 4-H Show continues with the general projects show at 8 a.m.<br /> Registration information for area school districts https://www.leaderunion.com/content/registration-information-area-school-districts <p> Registration for area schools have been announced:<br /> Brownstown<br /> The Brownstown School District is again offering online registration for students in grades K-12 through July 31.<br /> Parents will still need to attend registration on Aug. 9 to fill out medical information and pay any registration fees.<br /> By registering online, parents will be able to update their children&rsquo;s information and save time on registration day.<br /> To register online, parents log in to their TeacherEase account and follow the link at the top of the page.<br />