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Fayette County Police Reports 10-14-14
Written by Administrator Monday, 13 October 2014 11:17
Taylor R. Richards, 20 of Brownstown, was arrested on Sept. 26 on charges of driving while license is suspended or revoked and driving with no insurance.
Adam C. Warner, 31 of Brownstown, was arrested on Sept. 25 on a charge of driving while his license is suspended or revoked. Bond was $1,500.
David L. Jennings, 61, RR 2, St. Elmo, was arrested on Sept. 24 on a charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was $1,200.
Shana C. Reed, 18 of St. Elmo, was arrested on Sept. 23 on charges of aggravated battery, illegal consumption of alcohol and criminal damage to state-supported property. Bond was $10,000.
Nicholas E. Parker, 22 of 209 St. Elmo, was arrested on Sept. 19 for failure to appear in court in Effingham County on a misdemeanor charge. Bond was $5,000.
Adam C. Warner, 31 of Brownstown, was arrested on Sept. 18 on a charge of driving while his license is suspended. Bond was $1,500.
Family YMCA Begins 5-4-3-2-1 Go!
Written by Administrator Monday, 13 October 2014 11:11
Family YMCA of Fayette County has begun its 5-4-3- 2-1 GO! program in Fayette County schools. The program is a collaboration between the Y, Fayette County Emergency Management Agency, Mid State Special Education, U of I Extension 4-H and Vandalia’s Little Community Garden. During September, 5-4-3-2-1 GO! visited 4th-grade classes at Brownstown, Mulberry Grove, Ramsey, St. Elmo, Vandalia and VCA.
The program consists of a Kick Off (September), five or more fruits and vegetables (October), four or more servings of water (November), three servings of low-fat dairy (January), two hours or less of screen time (February), one or more hours of physical activity (March) and a Wrap Up (April).
The goal of the program is to teach the students healthy eating and exercise habits that reduce childhood obesity and reduce the risk of diabetes and other diseases.
Fayette Homemakers Mark Special Week
Written by Administrator Monday, 06 October 2014 12:34
The week of October 6-12, 2014 is proclaimed as Illinois Association Home & Community Week.
Fayette County HCE was organized 66 years ago on May 18,1948. Approximately 300 women from Fayette and other counties recently gathered at the American Legion in Vandalia to mark the event.
Originally named the Fayette County Home Bureau, the name changed over the years, first to the Home Extension and now the Fayette County Home & Community Education.
American Legion Sells 120 Pounds of Fish
Written by Administrator Monday, 22 September 2014 12:52
BY ANNA JEAN RHODES
The American Legion Post #420 had a stand at the Labor Day celebration and sold 120 pounds of fish sandwiches. The Legion appreciates all who helped them make $800.
The Legion Home has almost been completely updated. The concrete floor soon will be painted with a recommended paint. The kitchen will get a new counter top, a new sink and a commercial style range—six burners, two ovens and a grill. When everything is completed the Legion will have an open house.
Fayette County Police Reports 9-23-14
Written by Administrator Friday, 19 September 2014 08:28
Michael L. Edrington, 39 of Brownstown, was arrested on September 15 on charges of possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, and for failure to appear in court in Montgomery County. Bond was $3,500.
Elmer L. Etherton, 59 of St. Elmo, was arrested on September 14 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane usage. Bond was $3,000.
Jacob L. McGuire, 21 of Altamont, was arrested on September 12 on an alleged probation violation. He was released at the order of a judge.
Lawrence H. Krueger, 48 of Beecher City, was arrested on September 9 for failure to appear in court on a charge of causing a child to be endangered. Bond was $1,500.
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