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Milestones

  • Halmagyi – Parvin

    Viktoria Halmagyi of Vandalia and C. Landon Parvin of Fredericksbug, Va., have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    The future bride is the pastor of St. James Lutheran Church in Vandalia and Zion Lutheran Church in Loogootee.
    The future groom is a writer.
    They will be married on Sunday, Nov. 13, following the worship service at St. James Lutheran Church.
     

  • Adcock-Hasenmyer

    Samantha Lynn Adcock and Jeffery Stephen Hasenmyer, both of Greenville, have announced their engagement.

  • Colgan-Brown

    Jessica Colgan and Mike Brown have announced their upcoming marriage.
    The future bride is the daughter of Bob Colgan of Chaffee, Mo.

  • Birth

    Matthew and Jamie Smith of Brownstown are the parents of a boy born at 3:21 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

  • Baumann-Durbin

    Amanda Baumann and Christopher Durbin have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Easton-Huffman

    Cassie Easton and Jeff Huffman have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The future bride is a graduate of Patoka High School and Kaskaskia College with an associate's degree and cosmetology license. She is currently employed at Attitudes Hair Salon in Carlyle.
    The future groom is a graduate of Patoka High School and is currently employed at Foltz Welding in Patoka.
    The couple are planning a Saturday, Oct. 22, wedding at the Huffman residence.

  • Kramer-Lane

    Bethany Kramer and Blake Lane were united in marriage on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in Salem, with the Rev. Robert Zwilling officiating.

  • Opfer-Doehring

    Nicole Opfer and Blake Doehring were united in marriage on July 30, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in rural Shobonier.

  • Birth

    Cameron Parker Hummel
    John and Emily Hummel of Chatham are the parents of a boy born at 8:14 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield.


    He weighed 9 pounds, 11½ ounces, and was 21 inches long. He was named Cameron Parker.
    He has one brother, 20-month-old Ashton.
    Grandparents are Rich and Debby Frailey of Altamont. Great-grandparents are Dennis and Evelyn Meseke, and Mary Frailey, all of Shobonier.

  • Birthday

    Lucille Smith
    Lucille Smith of Vandalia will celebrate her 95th birthday on Monday, Oct. 3.


    She has three children: Jon Smith of Sherman, Pat Frost of Gainesville, Fla., and Pam Sapp of Livermoore, Colo.
    She has four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.