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Milestones

  • Hoffman – 30 years

    Randy and Patti Hoffman of Vandalia celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 8.


    Randy Hoffman, son of the late Raymond and Eileen Hoffman, and the former Patti Kern, daughter of Melvin and Janet Kern, were married on Aug. 8, 1981.
    He is employed at Vandalia Correctional Center, and she is employed at Greenville Regional Hospital.
    They are the parents of two children: Erin and her husband Tim Thomason, and Kyle Hoffman.
    They have one grandchild: Hailey Thomason.

  • Willms – 60 years

    Don and Ellen Willms of Brownstown will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at First Christian Church in Brownstown.

  • Engagement

    Katie Etcheson and Ryan Callahan have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Golden Circle Menus

    Thursday, Aug. 4 – Stuffed green peppers, augratin potatoes, gourmet carrots, cantaloupe and bread.
    Friday, Aug. 5 – Roast beef, mashed potatoes, tomatoes & zucchini, melon medley, peanut butter cookie and whole wheat bread.
    Monday, Aug. 8 – Swiss steak, baked potato, spinach, blushing pears, graham crackers and bread.
    Tuesday, Aug. 9 – Turkey tetrazzini, green peas, glazed carrots, watermelon and whole wheat bread.  
    Wednesday, Aug. 10 – Chicken salad on bun, tomato medley, kidney bean salad and peaches

  • Engagement

    Rachel Ozella and Dustin Graumenz have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Amanda Patterson and Shaye Pommer, both of Mulberry Grove, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Dawn Simpson and Kyle Urban have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Engagement

    Kari Atchison of Patoka and Jared Martin of Altamont have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Birthday

    Floreine Lange
    The family of Floreine Lange has requested a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 11.
    A family dinner is being planned.
    Cards may be sent to her at: 512 Walker St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471.
     

  • Wedding

    Rebecca Kinsey and Joel Brinkmann, both of Albion, were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at First Baptist Church of Albion, with the Rev. Kirk Rowe officiating the double-ring ceremony.