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Milestones

  • Carter-Hart

    Holly Carter and Michael Hart of Ramsey were united in a double ring ceremony at 4 p.m. on June 22, 2013, at the Christian Church in Ramsey, with Pastor Terry Sapp officiating.

  • In Uniform

    Kel-C Sefton
    Air Force Airman Kel-C J. Sefton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Births

    Ivy Elizabeth Oberlink
    Jason Oberlink and Casey Cummins of Lawrenceville are the parents of a girl born at 7:24 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

  • Birthdays

    Marie Warner
    An open house to celebrate Marie Warner’s 100th birthday will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at First Baptist Church in Ramsey.

  • Tally – Knebel

    Emily Elizabeth Tally of Smithboro and Travis Mitchell Knebel of Vandalia have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Snow-Petre

    Shelley Snow of O’Fallon, Mo., and Tony Petre of Macon, Mo., were united in marriage on Saturday, June 29, at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Macon, Mo., with the Rev. Vie Comstock officiating.
    The bride is the daughter of Don and Vicky Snow of Jacksonville, and the groom is the son of Jim Petre of Macon, Mo., and the late Jackie Petre.

  • Native of Vandalia has book published

    Vandalia native Janet Elliott has recently written and published her first children’s book.
    Elliott was born and reared in Vandalia, graduating from Vandalia Community High School in 1983.

  • Engagement

    Sara Beth Meyer and Timothy Whitten, both of Vandalia, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Paula and Walt Barenfanger, and Mike and Cheryle Meyer, all of Vandalia.
    She is employed as manager and bookkeeper at Kaskaskia Supply in Vandalia.
    The future groom is the son of Clayton and Bonnie Jean Whitten of Vandalia.
    He is employed as a carpenter for DOLJ Construction in Edwardsville.
    The couple are planning a Jan. 25 wedding.
     

  • Births

    Jaqueline Paige Greenwood
    Jeffrey Allen and Jo Lynne Greenwood of Flora are the parents of a girl born at 1:19 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
    Jaqueline Paige weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She has a brother, Quenton Alexander, age 5.
    Grandparents are Tony and Mary Schwarm of Sullivan, Mo., and Larry and Sharon Greenwood of Flora.

    Josey Renee Cole

  • Givens – Domenech

    Brittany Marie Givens and Lucas Edward Domenech, both of Orlando, Fla., have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The future bride is the daughter of Dave and Audrey Givens of Vandalia, and the granddaughter of Tom and Mary Givens, and Hallie Strole and Beaulah Strole.
    She earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and marketing, and is employed as a senior financial analyst.
    The future groom is the son of Ed and Jeanie Domenech of Venedy, and the grandson of Lowell and Jane Wilson, and the late Mariano and Raquel Domenech.