NEWS


Susag second in graphic design contest

Susag second in graphic design contest

Congratulations to Morton Middle School seventh grader Lily Susag who won second place for grades 6-8 in the Ohio Youth Art Month Graphic Design Conte...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Vandalia Police Reports

Vandalia Police Reports

VANDALIA - The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in court of l...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Vandalia Police Reports

Vandalia Police Reports

VANDALIA - The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in court of l...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Pruszynski appointed to vacant Vandalia-Butler Board of Education seat

Pruszynski appointed to vacant Vandalia-Butler Board of Education seat

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Board of Education appointed Melissa Pruszynski to its vacant seat on Tuesday evening. Pruszynski, who is employed...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Vandalia City Council passes outdoor feeding ban, welcomes TNR programs to reduce feral cats

Vandalia City Council passes outdoor feeding ban, welcomes TNR programs to reduce feral cats

VANDALIA — The Vandalia City Council passed an outdoor feeding ban for stray and wild animals on Monday night. The measure was passed as an emerg...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Morton Middle School Honor Roll – Third Quarter

Morton Middle School Honor Roll – Third Quarter

VANDALIA — The following Morton Middle School students earned inclusion on the Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year:Eight...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Rec Talk

VANDALIA — For some athletes, the love of the game goes hand in hand with the amount of passion they have while competing or playing. For sophom...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Dent inducted into the Centerville Baseball Hall of Fame

Dent inducted into the Centerville Baseball Hall of Fame

CENTERVILLE — Steve Dent, owner of Christy’s Pizza in Vandalia, was recently inducted into the Centerville High School Baseball Hall of Fa...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Butler United Purple U11 wins Germantown Spring Sting

Butler United Purple U11 wins Germantown Spring Sting

Congratulations to the Butler United Purple U11 girls soccer team who won their first tournament of the season at the Spring Sting in Germantown. The ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Knight earns Honorable Mention All-Southwest District

Knight earns Honorable Mention All-Southwest District

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2016-2017 Associated Press Southwest All-District girls high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel fro...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Joiner earns Honorable Mention All-Southwest District

Joiner earns Honorable Mention All-Southwest District

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2016-2017 Associated Press Southwest All-District boys high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Pietro seventh at State Wrestling Tournament

Pietro seventh at State Wrestling Tournament

COLUMBUS - Logan Hoskins and Ronnie Pietro met with mixed success in the opening rounds of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s 80th Stat...

March 14th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Rose Music concerts
Rose Music concerts

Rose Music concerts

Barenaked Ladies in concert June 8Barenaked Ladies are once again taking their boisterous live shows to audiences nationwide this summer announcing La...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Sister Cities Oktoberfest provides scholarships, youth exchanges

Sister Cities Oktoberfest provides scholarships, youth exchanges

VANDALIA — Sister Cities of Vandalia just hosted its 39th annual Oktoberfest at the Vandalia Sports Complex on September 11, 12, and 13. Since i...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Focus Vandalia – September 2015

Focus Vandalia – September 2015

VANDALIA — The latest issue of Focus Vandalia has been released by the City of Vandalia. In this episode, we get a look at the new Red Robin rest...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


Guess What’s New in Reading?

Guess What’s New in Reading?

ENGLEWOOD — I recently returned from a trip to Norway to see two foreign exchange students who lived with us in the past. Norway is a beautiful ...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Pack 307 to hold sign-up night

VANDALIA — Cub Scout Pack 307 will hold its annual sign up night on Tuesday, September 8 from 7 - 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at St. John̵...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Aullwood Audubon Center September Calendar

Aullwood September calendar at a glanceThrough September 7 – Aullwood is a Blue Star Museum (Center and Farm)Through September 13 - A Secret Gar...

August 31st, 2015 |  


OPINION


Reflecting Upon Women’s History Month

Reflecting Upon Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month in the United States, a period of reflection and commemoration of important women’s movements and the contr...

March 15th, 2017 |  


I’m grateful to call Bruce Sucher a friend

I’m grateful to call Bruce Sucher a friend

Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened by the news of Bruce Sucher’s death on Friday.Sucher, the President of the Vandalia-Butler Board of...

March 13th, 2017 |  


The threats to our representative democracy

The threats to our representative democracy

With so much turmoil in Washington and around the country these days, it’s easy to get caught up in the crises of the moment. These are, indeed,...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Veterans do not want pity

Veterans do not want pity

The way in which we care for military veterans in this country is shameful, to say the least. And, so far in the Trump administration’s first te...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Offsetting the Challenges of Middle School

Offsetting the Challenges of Middle School

“Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Many middle school educators have cho...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Stopping surprise hospital bills

Stopping surprise hospital bills

Far too many Americans face out-of-control surprise medical bills, often for emergency care, despite the fact that they spend their hard-earned money ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA