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Magician Rick Eugene entertains at Vandalia Library

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Professional magician Rick Eugene entertained more than 50 adults and youngsters during the Vandalia Library’s Summer Reading Program on Wednesday, July 9. The event was free to the public.

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  • Vandalia Rotary Club holds Tractor Cruise

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    Brian Snodgrass at the beginning of the event.

    Thirty-five tractor drivers braved dusty roads and fresh blacktop to participate in the Annual Rotary Tractor Cruise. The cruise left the Vandalia Area Fairgrounds going east to Amish country. They stopped at Waggler’s Bakery for hot cinnamon rolls and then on to Eicher Brothers Cabinet Shop for a tour. They then headed west to Eicher’s Store and Footwear (middle photo) for a group photo in front of the store (top

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  • Mel Elzea to be guest speaker for VAHS

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    Mel Elzea

    Mel Elzea, a native Vandalian, will be the guest speaker at the Vandalia Area Historical Society meeting on Friday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. Elzea says that he has fond memories of his hometown and has written a book entitled “All About m.e.” His career includes 14 years in the broadcast television industry, nine and a half years in pioneering broadcast FM radio and 25 years originating mobile units for

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  • 4th of July event in Laddonia

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 1:08 pm

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    There was a parade, Baby Show, several contest, Yee Haw dancers, and a Fireworks Show during the 4th of July event in Laddonia. Shown in the photo: Adult mud volleyball players gave it their all during tournament games held last Friday. “Team Flipper” won the title with “Mud King” finishing second and “17v ICP” placed third. (Get pictures of Baby Show in this week’s issue of The Vandalia Leader)

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  • Farber Fun Fest schedule officially set for Aug. 1-2

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm

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    The Farber Fun Fest committee invites you to the annual Farber Fun Fest, Friday, August 1 and 2. The fun filled festival will feature activities for all ages. On Friday night starting at 6 p.m., the Fun Fest starts off with the Ice Cream Social featuring a barber shop quartet. At 7 p.m., the Missouri Farm Pullers start their pull at the track while “Pike 41” will start their show

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  • Results from the 38th Annual Vandalia Area Fair contests

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 1:25 pm

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    Baby Show Results Winners in the 0-6 month boys category: first, Ian Hull, son of Aarron and Tori Hull of Vandalia; second, Kaiden Oligschlaeger, son of Michael and Julia Oligschlaeger of Middletown. Winners in the 0-6 month girls category: first, Alayna Richardson, daughter of Tawney Brewer and Dylan Richardson of Centralia; second, Kaydince Drummond, daughter of Kayla Drummond of Kingdom City; third, Adalynn Zeiger, daughter of Terry Zeiger and Kasi

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  • Magician to appear at Vandalia Library

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    As part of the Vandalia Library Summer Reading program, a professional magician will be performing a magic show for adults and children of all ages. Everyone is invited to come and see Rick Eugene on Wednesday, July 9 at 1 p.m. at the Vandalia Library. The magic show is free. Call 594-6600 with any questions.

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