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Farmer/Farmerette Club

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:36 am

The Farmer Farmerette Club held their monthly meeting at the home of Jeannie and Herman Smith Thursday evening, May 7 at 6 p.m. A carry-in ham and bean supper was served before the meeting. There were four guests present; Mike and Sharon Lewton and also Mrs. Sheryl McNiff, who is daughter of club member Pauline Oberman and Mrs. McNiff’s daughter Janet. President Kay Reading called the meeting to order with

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  • Ladies Auxiliary holds April meeting

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, April 9, at the post home in Vandalia. President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order and opening ceremonies were observed. The minutes were approved as read for the March meeting. The treasurer reported the current balance with her report being filed for audit. Community Service chair Ann Wasson recorded the service of members present. A donation

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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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