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Agape House meets

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:52 pm

In their April 21 meeting, board members of Agape House of Vandalia held their quarterly inspection of the facility. It was found to be in exemplary condition. All areas were very clean and in good order.  Guest surveys were also examined and generally, very complementary of the house and its management. In other business, board members amended a portion of the policy manual regarding vacation time for the manager.  The

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  • Monday Study Club meets

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    The Monday Study Club met April 13 at the United Methodist Church. The meeting was called to order by President Donna DeTienne leading in the pledges to the American and Christians flags. The devotional was given by Martha Hopke from “The Upper room” and was entitled, “How to Pray.” Hopke also led in the opening prayer. Val Galloway, financial secretary, discussed the cost of new books and yearly dues. New

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  • DAR holds December meeting

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    The Susanna Randolph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met on December 4 at the United Methodist Church in Vandalia. Regent Ann Carter called the meeting to order. Joy Davis asked the blessing before the meal. The meeting began with the opening ritual including the singing of the National Anthem. The President General’s message was read by Davis, Judy Flowers delivered the American Indian Minute, and Brenda Gower

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  • Talent shared to raise awareness for Salvation Army

    Posted on December 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    Shown, from left: Performing at County Market. Reverend Jeff Mims, Mr. Ian Housman, Miss Jessica Carr, and Miss Maleah Hagen.

    Reverend Jeff Mims and a few of his music students played at the County Market, Dollar General, and True Value Hardware stores in Vandalia on Saturday morning to raise awareness for the Vandalia Salvation Army. On behalf of the staff and board of the Vandalia Salvation Army, we would like to thank the stores for allowing us to use their businesses for the annual drive this year. We would also

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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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