Fayette County Newspapers

 
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Current Addresses of Newspapers 
in 
Fayette County


FARINA NEWS 
 FARINA IL 62838 
 618-245-6216 
RAMSEY NEWS JOURNAL
217 S SUPERIOR 
RAMSEY IL 62080
 618-423-2411 
ST ELMO BANNER
   P.O. Box 10
407 N MAIN 
ST ELMO IL 62458-1636
618-829-3246 
VANDALIA LEADER UNION
229 S 5TH ST 
VANDALIA IL 62471-2703
618-283-3374 



 
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The Library's newspaper collection has been cataloged through the nationwide
program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Researchers may
borrow newspapers on microfilm through interlibrary loan. The collection may
be searched online at the Illinois Newspaper Project site. 
 

Some of these papers are available on microfilm and can be viewed at local area libraries: 

Farina-Helen Matthes Public Library-Effingham, IL
Evans Public Library-Vandalia, IL
Ramsey-Evans Public Library-Vandalia, IL
St. Elmo-St. Elmo Public Library District-St. Elmo, IL
Vandalia-Evans Public Library-Vandalia, IL



 
Timeline of Past & Present Newspapers 
of Fayette County


Farina
Ramsey
St. Elmo
Vandalia

 

(These are listed by location and in chronological order.)


Farina

 
Title: Farina News
       Town of Publication: Farina
        Life Span: 1888-9999
        Holdings Information:
              Illinois Historical Library Holdings:  1913-1947
              Completeness:  Scattered & Possibly incomplete

 
 
Ramsey

 
Title: Ramsey Democrat 
     Town of Publication: Ramsey
     Life Span: 188u-9999 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1883-1886
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25187975 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Ramsey News 
     Town of Publication: Ramsey 
     Life Span: 18uu-189u 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1893
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25188063 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: Fayette County News (Ramsey, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Ramsey
     Life Span: 18uu-1uuu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1894
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25188008 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Ramsey News-Journal 
     Town of Publication: Ramsey 
     Life Span: 189u-9999
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1895-1899,1901- 
          Completeness: Large gaps 
     OCLC Number: 25188092  (Click here to see detailed record) 

 
St. Elmo

 
Title: St. Elmo Banner and the St. Elmo Herald 
     Town of Publication: Saint Elmo 
     Life Span: 1uuu-19uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1905 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25357133 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: St. Elmo Press 
     Town of Publication: Saint Elmo 
     Life Span: 19uu,19uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1924-1926 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 40529618 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: St. Elmo Banner 
     Town of Publication: Saint Elmo 
     Life Span: 19uu-1977 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1946,1959-1977 
          Completeness: Large gaps 
     OCLC Number: 25356200 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: Banner (Saint Elmo, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Saint Elmo 
     Life Span: 1977-9999 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1977- 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 25356142 (Click here to see detailed record) 

 
Vandalia

 
Title: Vandalia Whig and Illinois Intelligencer
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 1832-183u
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1832-1834 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 08821990 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: Illinois Advocate and State Register (Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1833-1835 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1833-1835 
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: 1833-1835
          Cumulative Holdings: 1833-1835 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 08821246 (Click here to see detailed record) 
 Title: Illinois Advocate (Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 1835-1836 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1833-1835
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: 1833-1835 
          Cumulative Holdings: 1833-1835 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 08821262 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Illinois State Register and Illinois Advocate
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1836-1836 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1836 
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: 1836 
          Cumulative Holdings: 1836 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 08821477 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Illinois State Register and People's Advocate 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1836-1839 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1836-1839 
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: 1836-1839 
          Cumulative Holdings: 1836-1839 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 08821522 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: Vandalia Free Press, and Illinois Whig
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 1837-1843 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1837-1841
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 08922665 (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: Busy Body (Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1838-18uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1838
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25187905 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Illinois Sentinel (Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1839-18uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1842,1844 
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: 1839-1840 
          Cumulative Holdings: 1839-1840,1842,1844 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 08821219 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Vandalia Free Press (Vandalia, Ill. : 1843) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1843-18uu
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1843-1844 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25187761 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Olive Leaf(Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 18uu-1uuu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1845 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25187841 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Baptist Helmet 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1844-18uu
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1845
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25187938 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Fayette Yeoman
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 1849-18uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1850-1851 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 21576610 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Age of Steam 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1852-185u 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 
           1852 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 11422564 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Age of Steam & Fire
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 185u-18uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1853
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25175845 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Fayette Observer (Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1856-18uu
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1856,1859
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25175692 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Fayette Democrat (Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 186u-18uu
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1862,1868-1877 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 12564061 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Vandalia union(Vandalia, Ill. : 1866) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 186u-18uu 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1866-1867 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25176866 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Fayette County Democrat(Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia
     Life Span: 18uu-1uuu
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1880-1882,1885-1886
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25184540  (Click here to see detailed record) 
Title: Vandalia Weekly Union 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 18uu-188u 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1887 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25321859 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Vandalia Union (Vandalia, Ill. : 1888) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 188u-1978
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library
          Holdings: 1888-1890,1893,1896-1946,1954,1958-1978 
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: 1915-1919 
          Cumulative Holdings: 1888-1890,1893,1896-1946,1954,1958-1978 
          Completeness: Large gaps 
     OCLC Number: 22503384 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Leader(Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 18uu-1uuu
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1893,1899 
          Completeness: Scattered issues held 
     OCLC Number: 25176885 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Vandalia Leader(Vandalia, Ill.) 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1uuu-1978 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1920-1921,1940-1943,1946-1978 
          Completeness: Large gaps 
     OCLC Number: 25321998 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Vandalia Leader-Union 
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1979-1982
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1979-1982 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 25322043 (Click here to see detailed record)
Title: Leader-Union
     Town of Publication: Vandalia 
     Life Span: 1983-9999 
     Holdings Information: 
          Illinois State Historical Library Holdings: 1983- 
          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Holdings: Retains current 3 months 
          Cumulative Holdings: 1983- 
          Completeness: Possibly incomplete 
     OCLC Number: 25322075 (Click here to see detailed record)

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