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Agape House gets new member

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:06 pm

Edith Westmoreland of Bowling Green joined the board of directors of Agape House of Vandalia during the August 19 meeting.  Westmoreland is a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and holds part-time employment in Hannibal. In other business, the manager’s report indicated there were 97 guests, including 28 children, at the house in July. Plans were announced for the annual cleanup day.  Five to six offenders from WERDCC and their

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  • Early deadlines set for Sept. 3 issue

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 1, The Vandalia Leader has set early deadlines for the Wednesday, September 3 issue. All submitted stories and advertisements will need to be turned into the newspaper no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, August 29. Ads can be emailed to Submitted stories can be emailed to

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  • Dairy Queen holds Miracle Treat Day for MU hospital

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Front row, from left: Alec Bauman and Hannah Bauman. Back row: Lori Swank, T.J. Tiger, and Chantal Irish of the Childrens Miracle Network.

    Dairy Queen, in Vandalia, raised money last Thursday during it’s annual Miracle Treat Day, with Blizzard treat proceeds (sales price minus cost of ingredients) going to the MU Children’s Hospital in Columbia, Mo. T.J. Tiger was at the event. (Total expected to be reported at a later date). Since 1984, Dairy Queen’s all over North America have raised more than $100 million in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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  • Laddonia Library Summer Program visits Avery’s

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:28 am


    The Laddonia Library Summer Program toured Avery’s Floor Mats on July 31. Kristen Greenplate conducted the tour. At the beginning, fork-lift trucks moved the rolls of carpet. The floor mats are hand cut. Every step of the floor mat process was demonstrated. At the end of the tour, refreshments of juice and cookies were served in the break room. Hand made bookmarks were given to each person at the tour.

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  • AMC holds monthly meeting

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:27 am

    The Audrain Medical Center Board of Trustees met Thursday, July 24 with Bill Dubbert, Chairman; Sterling Oliver, vice-chairman; Jo Ellen Craghead, Secretary, and Peter Perll, M.D. member in attendance. Staff attending were David Neuendorf, President; Kari Wilson, Vice President Clinical Services/COO/CNO, and Renae Rowe, Executive Asistant. Jo Ellen Craghead presented the July trustee inspection report. She reported that she and Dave Neuendorf toured the old public health building at 605

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  • Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day on August 14

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:26 am

    —submitted by Dairy Queen, Vandalia, We have a very exciting event happening at Dairy Queen this Thursday, August 14.  During this one day event, our store will be donating all of our Blizzard® Treat proceeds (sale price minus cost of ingredients) to MU Children’s Hospital in Columbia, Mo. As you may already know, CMN Hospitals is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising

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  • Audrain County Farm Bureau set for annual meeting

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:21 am

    The Audrain County Farm Bureau will be having their 2014 Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 21 at the 4-H Center on Route D, South of Mexico. A Social will begin at 6 p.m. with a meal, prepared and served by the county board members, at 6:30 p.m. This meeting is held every year to show appreciation for those that are members of Farm Bureau in the County. To make a

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