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New book in works for VAHS

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:45 am

— submitted by the Vandalia Area Historical Society The Vandalia Area Historical Society is planning a new book to be available in late 2015. For this book, we will need personal stories of local significance which are unique, ranging from the hilarious to heartwarming. As families gather during this holiday season, these stories are told and retold. We think it would be very nice to share these stories, giving readers

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  • Farmerettes enjoy party

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    The December meeting and Christmas party of the Farmer Farmerette Club was held at the lovely holiday-decorated home of Jerry and Keri Bradford at noon on Friday, December 5 with Keri as hostess. Jerry asked the blessing before a delicious dinner of smoked pork loin was enjoyed by all. President Kay Reading called the meeting to order with the pledge to the American flag led by Bradford. Roll call for

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  • St. John Food Pantry

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Please remember St. John’s Food Pantry this holiday season and throughout the coming year. We serve all of Van-Far and Community R-VI people the third Tuesday each month 9-11 a.m. May God bless each of you and happy holiday from JoBeth Schlemmer, 573-373-5387, and Mary  Frances Hoyt, 573-373-2157. St. John Food Pantry is located at 601 South Elm, Laddonia. Oh God… Oh, God, when I have food, help me be

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  • Tri-County Care Center news

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    Monday, November 10 From 9-11 a.m., the residents enjoyed nail care with the assistance of Traci Shaw, Brooke McPike, Susan Jennings, Karen Housman, and Davaline Overton. A very large crowd was in attendance. At 1:30 p.m., the residents enjoyed exercises with the assistance of Davaline Overton and the staff. At 6 p.m., the bi-weekly Bible class was held with Denna Nichols. She was assisted by Tracy Shaw and Davaline Overton.

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  • Farmer Farmerette news

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    The monthly meeting of the Farmer Farmerette Club was held Thursday evening November 6 at 6 p.m. at the home of Paul and Wanda Hanson. President Kay Reading called the meeting to order with the pledge to the American flag led by Wanda. Roll call was answered by Pauline Oberman, Keri Bradford, Kay Reading, Wanda Hanson, Clara Shaver, Claudine Lybarger, and Jeannie Smith, with each telling something about either the

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  • DAR meeting minutes

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 1:23 am

    The Susanna Randolph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its meeting on October 2 at the Methodist Church. Ann Carter, Regent, called the meeting to order. Linda Sue Galloway asked the blessing before the meal. The meeting began with the opening ritual including the singing of the National Anthem. Judy Flowers delivered the American Indian Minute and Brenda Gower offered a Conservation Minute, Carter then explained a

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  • Veterans Home

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    Highlights from the week A church service was held in the chapel on Sunday morning. The card players gathered for a game of “Pass the Trash” on Monday morning and in the afternoon a game of Mexican Train Dominos was played. On Tuesday morning a group loaded the bus and headed to Hannibal to the Riverboat for a lunch cruise. A Bible study was held in the afternoon. “High/Low” was

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