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Today's Features

  • Fifteen members were present for the May 9 Mother’s Day potluck and meeting of the Sefton HCE Unit. Chairman  Flo Allen welcomed those present, and Panzi Blackwell asked the blessing for the meal. Following the meal, Sally Behrends and her kitchen helper cleaned the area.

  • Kimberly Cole and Kyle Kloss, both of Pocahontas, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Elizabeth “Beth” Smith had an enjoyable history of working with seniors before she joined the staff of Brookstone Estates of Vandalia ... and she loves her job now.

  • Family members from Ohio, Missouri and Illinois gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Aukamp in Vandalia to help Gerald Aukamp celebrate his 90th birthday.

  • Melissa “Missy” Rainey of Vandalia and Feron Michael Ice of Salem have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Confirmation
    Jonathan Cavaletto, son of John and Andria Cavaletto, and the late Michele Cavaletto, was confirmed on Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Centralia.
    Following the service, a dinner was held at the Cavaletto home.  Attending were: John, Andria, Rachel and Jonathan Cavaletto; Rob and Rita Smith; Rob Jr., Roni, Lauren & Robbie Smith; John, Connie, Kevin, Jason and Taylor Cavaletto; Marilyn and Glori Magnus; Earl and Hazel Magnus; Larry, Sue, Kyle and Olivia Urban; and Dane and Belinda Harpster.
    St. Peter Church

  • A Rare Privilege and Opportunity…
    … is the occasion of sharing a dear friend’s 100th birthday when the friend is as active, alert and in as good physical and mental condition as Lucille is!  Much enjoyed was being a part of Lucille Fisher’s 100th birthday open house on Saturday, April 27, at the Golden Years Club Building.
    More than 100 of Lucille’s family and friends gathered to share in her special day on April 27.

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Thursday, May 9
    • Lunch Bunch, noon, Mary Ann’s Restaurant.

  • By Panzi Blackwell
    The “seniors” of First Baptist Church in Vandalia were honored Sunday morning with breakfast, special decorations  and live music.

  • First Church of God to honor mothers

    First Church of God will be honoring mothers with a continental breakfast from 9:30-10:15 a.m. this Sunday.
    Mothers will also be honored during the worship service with a video program that features  responses from children of the church that were composed from Proverbs 31. The children also will be performing a song.
    The church is located at the corner of Thrill Hill Road and Lakewood Drive.

    Holy Cross plans to celebrate Ascension