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Reggie Householder and Richard Primus get a good visit in during the 10th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night on Friday, April 26.

Martinsburg’s set for annual Cruise Night and Car Show

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Martinsburg will be welcoming spring on Friday, April 25, with the annual Cruise Night and Car Show.  Martinsburg Area Community Betterment Council will host the eleventh annual event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  While it might be a bit early in the season for the true car show enthusiasts, the get-together is sure to invoke some spring fever in local contenders.  Spectators are invited to stroll the downtown area

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  • Fine Forgiveness Week at libraries

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    It’s Fine Forgiveness Week at your library. Bring in your overdue items in good condition during National Library Week of April 13-19. The overdue fine for the items will be forgiven. This will be a good time to bring in those items that have been lost under the bed or in the closet. Drop the items at any of the Mexico-Audrain County Library District locations in Mexico, Farber, Laddonia, Martinsburg,

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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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  • Tri-County Care Center News

    Posted on March 19, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    Monday, March 10 At 10 a.m., the residents enjoyed story time with the assistance of Brooke McPike and Davaline Overton. At 1:30 p.m., the residents enjoyed the trivia game of “Springtime Jingo” with the assistance of the staff. At 6 p.m., the Bible class was held with Denna Nichols who was assisted by Traci Shaw. Tuesday, March 11 At 1:30 p.m., the residents enjoyed exercises with the assistance of Davaline

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  • YMCA Project

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Task Forces—Operation Task Force The Operations Task Force will determine what it is going to take to operate the Library/YMCA for everyday use and to maintain long term financial sustainability. Members of the Operation Task Force: Donna Wilson grew up on a farm and has lived in the Vandalia/Farber area all her life.  Banking has also been a big part of her life.  Donna began her banking career at Laddonia

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  • Vandalia Recreation Corp. receives NAP Grant

    Posted on February 26, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    Vandalia Recreation Corporation was one of three organizations to be awarded the Missouri Department of Economic Development Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) grant. The Department of Economic Development administers the NAP that helps not-for-profit organizations raise private-sector funds by providing partial state tax credits to businesses that make contributions to approved community improvement projects. Businesses can donate cash, materials, supplies or equipment; technical assistance and professional services; labor; or stocks and

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  • Farber Officer Maskey resigns

    Posted on February 19, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    The Board of Aldermen of the City of Farber, Audrain County, Mo., met in regular session at City Hall in Farber, Mo., at 5 p.m., on Monday, February 10, 2014, with the following members present: Mayor John Hodde, Alderpersons Ronald Greenplate, Tony Shade, Lynn Flowers, and Marie Bounds, City Clerk. The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as presented. The listing of Accounts Payable was presented and approved. The

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