• Miller-25 years


    Charles and Deb Miller of Vandalia recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

    The couple renewed their vows and hosted a reception at Northside Christian Church in Vandalia, and in honor of their anniversary, they also took a trip to Branson, Mo.

  • Durbin-50 years

     Mr. and Mrs. Billy E. Durbin of St. Elmo will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15, with an open house from 2-4 p.m. at the Phillips Building in St. Elmo.

    Billy Durbin and Lois Dial were married on Dec. 15, 1963, at Locust Grove Church in rural St. Elmo.

  • Birthday

    Gladys Ruth Reeter
    An open house will be held this Saturday afternoon to celebrate the 100th birthday of Gladys Ruth Reeter.
    The open house will be held from 1-3 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia.

  • In Uniform

    Zachary J. Jackson
    Air Force Airman 2nd Class Zachary J. Jackson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas, on Sept. 27.

  • Births

    Eli William Fulton
    Aaron and Lydia Fulton of LaQuinta, Calif., are the parents of a boy born at 8:05 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2013, at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif.

  • Martheny-Adams

    Lauren Elizabeth Matheny and Brock Richard Adams have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Births

    Cooper Dean Schilling
    Charles J. and Jessika Schilling of Vandalia are the parents of a boy born at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Greenville Regional Hospital in Greenville.

  • Birthday

    Vickie Stewart
    An open house to celebrate the birthday of Vickie Stewart will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. this Sunday at the Family Worship Center on Janett Avenue in Vandalia.
    Friends and family members are invited to attend.

  • Cripe-Hill

    Sarah Cripe and Kam Hill, both of Vandalia, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Birthday

    Lorene Brown
    An open house to celebrate the 95th birthday of Lorene Brown will be held on Sunday.