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Morton Aviators of the Month – February

Morton Aviators of the Month – February

Congratulations to the Morton Middle School sixth grade Aviators of the Month for February, 2018. Pictured left to right are Kai Adams, Nolan Baker, G...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Morton Aviators of the Month – January

Morton Aviators of the Month – January

Congratulations to the Morton Middle School sixth grade Aviators of the Month for January, 2018. Pictured left to right are Allison Guthrie, Jevonte H...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Smith Middle School holds annual Spelling Bee

Smith Middle School holds annual Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Smith Middle School students who participated in the annual Spelling Bee on Tuesday, May 22. Pictured left to right are first place...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Vandalia Fire recognizes life-saving actions

Vandalia Fire recognizes life-saving actions

VANDALIA — The City of Vandalia’s Division of Fire recognized city employees and a Vandalia Recreation Center patron for quick thinking an...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Butler honors fallen heroes

Butler honors fallen heroes

VANDALIA — Butler High School students and community members honored 16 fallen members of the Vandalia-Butler community during the 39th Annual M...

May 21st, 2018 |  


St. Paul to host Vacation Bible School

St. Paul to host Vacation Bible School

BUTLER TWP. — Send your children to St Paul’s Vacation Bible School to an opportunity to visit Nazareth and to explore the life and times ...

May 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Butler takes down top seed to advance

Butler takes down top seed to advance

CLAYTON - Every year when the OHSAA Tournament rolls around the rules are simple —survive and advance.Overcoming both Mother Nature and the come...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Justice signs with Thomas More

Justice signs with Thomas More

Butler basketball standout Kort Justice (center) signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Thomas More College on Friday. He is picture...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Jackson to golf at University of the Cumberlands

Jackson to golf at University of the Cumberlands

Butler senior Kaitlyn Jackson signed a scholarship to play golf at the University of the Cumberlands last week. She is pictured with her parents Tammy...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Aviators win GWOC American Division championship

Aviators win GWOC American Division championship

TROY — The Butler boys track team used its strength and depth in distance running to overtake Troy for the Greater Western Ohio Conference Ameri...

May 12th, 2018 |  


Aviators advance with rout over Tecumseh

Aviators advance with rout over Tecumseh

VANDALIA — Getting hot at the right time can often be a key to a tournament run, and the Butler Aviator baseball team hopes to ride late season ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


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


Seeking solutions to gun violence

Seeking solutions to gun violence

In the event of a mass shooting, we get mad. We assign blame. We demand change. Some feel there are too many guns in our society while others believe ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Getting to know yourself

Getting to know yourself

I once read that you are the only person you will ever get to know. And, I would add that it will take some effort. I would also argue that the whole ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Vandalia Drummer Letter to the editor policy

The Vandalia Drummer News encourages readers to write letters to the editor:• Letters should be typed, or printed legibly, signed and include cu...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Fix the budget process

Fix the budget process

You could choose any number of marquee dilemmas to illustrate how broken congressional politics has become. Guns, Russian interference, climate change...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Fighting Unfair Trade

Fighting Unfair Trade

We need to enforce our trade laws and crack down on cheaters. That’s something President Trump has said he agrees with me on, and I’m hold...

March 1st, 2018 |  


Vandalia Drummer Letter to the editor policy

The Vandalia Drummer News encourages readers to write letters to the editor:• Letters should be typed, or printed legibly, signed and include cu...

March 1st, 2018 |  


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