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Happy Hustlers set for fundraiser event

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 8:56 am

The Brice Happy Hustlers 4-H Club All You Can Eat Soup Fundraiser will be February 7 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Menu includes chicken noodle soup, chili, and vegetable  soup, sandwich, dessert, and drink for $6. Children ages three and under eat free with a adult purchase. The fundraiser will be held at the Modern Maturity building.

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  • “Story Time” set for Feb. 5 in Vandalia

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 8:56 am

    The Vandalia Branch Library will start “Story Time” on Thursday, February 5 from 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. “Story Time” is for children  ages 2 1/2 to 5. Parents will need to stay with their child during Story Time. It will be held every Thursday unless school is not in session or is canceled due to bad weather. Our Programs are planned around a weekly theme. The library staff will read books,

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  • Card Party hosted by VAHS

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Vandalia area residents enjoyed this year’s Card Party held last Saturday, which was hosted by the Vandalia Area Historical Society.

    The Vandalia Area Historical Society (VAHS) held their 2nd Annual Fundraising Card Party last Saturday. Due to the party’s overwhelming success these past two years, it was decided to make this an annual event. At the party, the VAHS expressed appreciation to Charlene Teague and Pat (Ray) Trower for their dedication and professional management of the local history museum. In addition, the VAHS expressed gratification to the continued support of

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Community R-VI FFA Greenhand Officer Katie Miles helps 3rd graders with their Christmas Tree Snow Globe.

R-VI FFA hosts Food for America event

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Audrain County R-VI Chapter and Greenhand Officers planned a Christmas themed Food For America program for Kindergarten-5th grade classes at Community R-VI Elementary School. FFA members taught elementary students about Christmas tree production, then created Christmas tree snow globes in mason jars. Officers plan a monthly program for the elementary students to educate them about different areas of agriculture, ranging from food production, commodities, plant science, and animal science.

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  • Community R-VI holds Winter Concert

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    The Community R-VI Middle School Choir performs during the Winter Concert held last Tuesday, December 10.

    A Winter Music Program featuring Community R-VI Middle and High School students was held last Tuesday night inside the new gym. The program took place under the direction of Eva Eikel and Rose Wilburn. The High School Choir sang “Rise Up Shepard, and Follow,” “Sing Hey!,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and “All I Want for Christmas.” The 6th grade band followed with “Angels Diggin’ It,” “The Green Rushes of

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  • Van-Far’s 5th/6th grades perform

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Van-Far’s 6th grade band students perform.

    The Van-Far Elementary School 5th and 6th grade students presented “North Pole Exposure” on Monday, December 16 in the gymnasium. The 6th grade band opened with “Jingle Bells” and the 6th grade choir performed a “Jolly Jingle Christmas” medley. The “North Pole Exposure” play consisted of eight scenes. Scene one- Welcome to the North Pole; Scene two- The Four-Hooved Flying Red-Nosed Reindeer, Volunteer Delivery Corps; Scene Three- I’m Tired; Scene

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