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Today's Features

  • One of the things that my wife and I enjoy doing is going to antique stores and looking for antiques.
    There is something that is very intriguing to me about sitting in a 110-year-old chair and thinking about the people, the conversations, the laughter and the tears that may have happened while sitting in this chair.

  • A Sad Farewell to “Pricey”…
    …our beloved and sweet great pyrnese. “Pricey,” was beautiful in appearance, with her thick and long white coat, her baby seal-like large dark eyes, and in her sweet and lovable disposition.
    She was 9 years old, and still acted much like a younger dog.

  • Family Weekend
    Dane and Belinda Harpster of St. Peter met their family in Carbondale and spent Friday and Saturday at “Cabin by the Pond.”

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, July 21
    • Vit-Em-In Sunday school class potluck, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

  • Mr. and Mrs. David Belden of St. Elmo have announced the approaching marriage of their son, Zane Eric, to Bethany Grant.

  • Kate Doll and Ben Timmermann, both of Vandalia, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.

  • Gordon and Diana Finley of Ramsey will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary with a wedding vow renewal at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at the Christian Church in Ramsey.

  • Earl and Deanna Hovious of Brownstown will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at First Christian Church in Brownstown.

  • Marisa Thomason said she was shocked when she heard her name announced as the 2011 Fayette County Fair queen.  But those who know her well were probably not at all surprised.

  • The House Air Is Cool, But Josie Is Getting A Little Hot Under The Collar
    Since it has been so very hot and humid, Callie, the kitty, and Josie, the 11-year-old puppy, are staying in the house most of the time, going outside for brief visits only when necessary.