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Fraud alert for area

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:56 pm

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating several incidents of fraud that has occurred throughout Ralls County. At this time the investigation has centered around two subjects from the Licking , Missouri area, who are currently suspects in these incidents. The subjects, Robert Wilbur COPENHAVER (White Male 39 years old height: 5’9” weight: 145) and Robert Dale LANE (White Male 35 years old height: 5’9” weight: 125). The subjects

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  • License Office officially open at new location

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Vandalia Housing Authority Executive Director Alan Chandler talks with staff who are ready to assists License Office customers in Vandalia.

    The Vandalia License Office officially opened its doors on April 9 at its newest location, inside the Vandalia Housing Authority building on Main St. Executive Director Alan Chandler said the office will offer the same services most recently provided by the City of Vandalia. “On the initial day we had a computer glitch but other than that, things seem to be running smoothly,” Chandler said. The License Office hours are

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  • AMC board gets good news from survey

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    The Audrain Medical Center Board of Trustees met Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11 a.m. In the President’s report, Mr. Neuendorf provided the hospital update. The Joint Commission was at AMC last week for their triennial survey. The survey went very well and there were very few findings. The surveyors were impressed with the facility because of the unique array of services it provides. According to meeting minutes, three new

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  • Learning more about the Grain Belt Express Clean Line Project

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:03 pm


    A proposed route has been established for the hotly debated Grain Belt Express Clean Line in Missouri, but Audrain County is not included in the project. The final result came after an extensive process meeting with landowners, government agencies, community leaders, and more to determine a route with “minimal impact to land use” as well as natural and cultural resources. A sketch shows the route running from the Illinois border,

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  • Swank wins biscuit contest with Hardee’s

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:02 pm

    Shown, from left: Max Soria - Operating Partner; Brenda Redd - District Manager; Jake Mitchell; Justin Swank; and Tom Trotter - Operating Partner.

    Vandalia native Justin Swank continued to make a name for himself within the Hardee’s business through Tristar Ventures d.b.a after winning the Best Biscuit Bakers contests as a general manager for a second straight year. Swank is the general manager of a Hardee’s in Rushville, Ill. The location is one of 31 owned by Tristar Ventures d.b.a in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa. His prize involved Swank having all of his

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  • Vandalia Rotary recognition

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 1:45 pm


    Vandalia Rotary Club President Joe Boone, left, recognizes Rotary Assistant Governor Cindy Blaylock, right, during the club’s meeting on Thursday, March 20 at the Vandalia Hotel.  Blaylock presented a tutorial explaining the use of the Rotary District 6060 internet website.  Blaylock is among 15 Assistant Governors who share administrative responsibilities for 55 Rotary Clubs that comprise District 6060 in the eastern third of Missouri.  Blaylock is a member of the

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  • License Office to open on April 9

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    The official last day for the Driver’s License Office in Vandalia to be opened at City Hall is Friday, April 4. The new office, inside the Vandalia Housing Authority on Main St., will open on Wednesday, April 9.

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