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Milestones

  • Birth

    Knox David Wehrle
    Michael and Angelica Wehrle of Brownstown are the parents of a boy born at 6:29 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.

    Knox David weighed 7.4 pounds and was 20 inches long.
    Grandparents are JoEllen and Mike Wehrle of Vandalia, Gail Mitchell of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Paulo Azzolini of Paraná, Brazil.
    Great-grandparents are Ed and Lela Themig of Vandalia, Cotton and Judy Wehrle of Vandalia, and Dorothy Trippel of Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • In Uniform

    PFC Ryan Schmollinger
    Private First Class Ryan Schmollinger, 18, of Shobonier, graduated from Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif., on Aug. 16.

  • Births

    Leighton Dean, Tanner Scott and Lillian Kay Sporleder
    Scott and Jennifer Sporleder are the parents of triplets born on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo.
    Leighton Dean was born at 12:16 p.m., weighed 4 pounds and 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
    Tanner Scott was born at 12:17 p.m., weighed 4 pounds and 7 ounces, and was 18½ inches long.
    Lillian Kay was born at 12:18 p.m., was 3 pounds and 3 ounces, and was 17 inches long.

  • Lilly – Schmid

    Sarah Lilly and Chris Schmid, both of St. Elmo, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Collman – Wodtka

    Megan Ann Collman and Nicholas Miller Wodtka, both of Ramsey, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Births

    Elijah Duane Goodman
    Billy and Megan Goodman of Vandalia are the parents of a boy born at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Breese Hospital.

  • Wedding

    Stephanie Anne Molitor of Menomonee Falls, Wis., and Christopher Eugene Jorandby of Brownstown were united in marriage on May 18, 2013, in a 3 p.m. ceremony at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Menomonee Falls, with Pastor David Shelstad officiating.

  • Anniversary

    Ronnie and Millie Elam celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last Saturday, and will be honored by their family this SUNDAY.

  • Anniversary

    Larry and Viola Weger of Vandalia recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

  • Birth

    Elijah Duane Goodman
    Billy and Megan Goodman of Vandalia are the parents of a boy born at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Breese Hospital.

    Elijah Duane weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19½ inches long. He has a brother, Owen Randall.
    Grandparents are Kent and Beth Hoffman of Vandalia, and Randy and Jackie Goodman of Fillmore.
    Great-grandparents are Betty Luallen of Vandalia, Jean Heistand of Bingham and Claudia Sullenger of Ramsey.