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Please join Living Water Ministries as they welcome “St. Louis’ First Family of Gospel Music” – The Lesters. The group will be sharing their music ministry on Sunday, June 16 during the 10:30 am worship service. The public is welcome. Living Water Ministries is located inside Perry Christian Academy at 1235 E. Main in Perry.
The Vandalia Area Fair is selling season passes at a discounted rate starting Friday, June 7. Rates will go back up on Monday, June 17. The discounted prices include $20 for senior passes (ages 65 and over), $20 for kids, and $25 for adults. Current places for ticket sales include First National Bank, County Market, Martinsburg Bank and Trust, as well as Bank of America.
The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013 schedule of events for the Perry Fourth of July Celebration. This year’s celebration will be held on Thursday, July 4 at Bill Trower Memorial Park in Perry. The day will include a parade, antique tractor pull, fish and gizzard fry, frog jump, train ride, antique kiddie cars, kids games, and a baby contest. For more information visit www.perrymissouri.com.
Vandalia High School Class of 1953 celebrates 60 year reunion. The Class of 1953 of Vandalia High School gathered in Vandalia on April 26 and 27 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their graduation. The group met at the Methodist Church on Friday night for a casual get-together and snacks, sharing photos, scrapbooks and memories of good times. A buffet dinner was held at the Fire Brick on Saturday evening.
Several awards were given for the 2012-2013 school year during the Community R-VI Academic Awards Banquet held last week. Awards presented included: Academic Letter Bryan Allen, Brandon Arens, Conner Brooks, Kyle Curtis, Lakin Davenport, Kelsey Hilderman, Trever Hoyt, Samantha Jackson, Treyton Kobush, Luke Robison, Kristen Rutherford, Dana Schulte, Adessa Slavens, Clay Thebeau, Lane Thebeau, Sean Wilson, and Jewelee Winn. Academic Bar Alex Becker, Paige Curtis, Justin Durahm, Jacob Eastwood, Lindsey
Angela’s Dance Company LLC presented their Sixth Annual Recital on May 4, 2013. In Creative Dance, “Spoonful of Sugar” was performed by Elaina Brogden, Nora Bybee, Jonah Edmond, Josiah Edmond, Bella Hopkins, Kenya Jones, Jacy Lowrance, Elliott Utterback, KayLynne Wallace, and Khloe Wallace. In Tap II, “Do Your Thing” was performed by Paige Dameron and McKenna Orf. In Lyrical, “I See the Light” was performed by Abigail Carlyle, Sierra
The Van-Far Music Department celebrated its chorus and band students during the High School Band and Choir Concert and Awards Ceremony held Monday, May 6. Van-Far’s High School Mixed Chorus performed “Just A Single Voice,” “The Climb,” and “Thank You For The Music.” Choral awards Conference Choir – Tenéza Davis, Tina Florea, Devan Gentry, Nicole Harvey, Ashley Marshall, Lindsey Nitcher, Aaryn Phillips, Krysta Stubblefield, and Emily Williams Most Improved –