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Computer Classes

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:49 am

The schedule for Wednesday Computer classes to be held at the Vandalia Branch Library. • Beginning Internet classes will be on February 4, from 10- a.m. to 12:15 p.m. • Step 2: Microsoft Word classes will be on February 18 from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. • Email classes are on February 25 from 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Please register in advance at the library.

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  • YMCA Project’s a go, meeting on Jan. 22

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:43 am

    There will be a capital campaign meeting on January 22 at 6-7 p.m. at the Vandalia Area Historical Society on Main Street pertaining to The Eastern Audrain Library/YMCA Project. When the project acquired the $500,000 from the NAP grant, that made this project official. Pledges are being collected as well as one time donations to help fund and start construction. The sooner people contribute the sooner the project can get

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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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  • VAHS Museum is closed until April

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    The Vandalia Area Historical Society announced that the museum will be closed until approximately April 1 depending upon the weather. Visits to the museum can be arranged by appointment during this time by calling Charlene Teague at 594-3026 or Pat Trower at 594-3999.

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  • 2014 Year in Review – Births

    Posted on December 31, 2014 at 2:30 pm


    A list of babies born and their announcements published in The Vandalia Leader in 2014. Lorelei (Lola) Lumsdaine Chapin, born December 25, 2013 to Dickie and Joe Lumsdaine Chapin, of Downey, California. Rose Joye Van Riggs, born December 8, 2013 to Alicia and Larry Van Riggs, of Oakland, California. Micaiah Alan Waters, born November 4, 2013 to Terry Alan and Crystal Diane Waters, of Vandalia. Hannah Edith Webber, born December

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  • Marshall Thanksgiving

    Posted on December 24, 2014 at 12:23 pm


    About 29 people attended the Thanksgiving Reunion for the Marshall family in November. (Not everyone is pictured.)

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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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