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Members from local Girl Scouts Troop 9894.

Local Girl Scouts enjoy activities

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 3:39 pm

Girl Scouts from Troop 9894, a group of 24 area girls, have enjoyed trips to the Science Center, the St. Louis Zoo, and two Disney On Ice performances. There are two camps, with one being in Troy and the other in Tuckahoo. The girls enjoy the activities alongside leader Janessa Lee and co-leaders Kassie Scott and Elisha Flowers. Girls in Kindergarten-6th grades who would like to join the group can

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  • McCurdys to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 11:52 am

    Ed and Margaret McCurdy

    Ed and Margaret McCurdy will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on March 15. They were married on March 15, 1945 in Vandalia by Justice of the Peace, Clint Moore. The couple’s attendants were Wes and Grace DeTienne, Ed’s brother-in-law and sister. Margaret is the daughter of the late Floyd and Edna Campbell, who were of Middletown. Ed is the son of the late Charles “Buck” and Iva May McCurdy, who

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  • St. John Lutheran Women’s Guild

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    The St. John Lutheran Women’s Guild met on February 11 at Dotty Cahill’s home. President Brenda Elliott called the meeting to order and opened with prayer. Roll call was answered by seven members using a Bible verse or poem about Love. “Turning and returning” served at the topic for Bible Study and was led by Dotty Cahill. The Secretary’s report and Treasurer’s report were read and approved. Committee reports were

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  • Birth – Lydia Marie Vogt

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 8:51 am

    Lydia Marie Vogt

    David and Michelle Vogt, of Mexico, announce the birth of their daughter Lydia Marie, on December 24, 2014, at 11:47 a.m., at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo. She weighed 5 lbs., 5 oz., and was 18.6 inches long. Lydia’s grandparents are P.A. and Judy Hull, of Farber, and Lee Roy and Sherri Vogt, of Laddonia.  She shares a birthday with her Grandpa P.A.

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  • Wenzel presents program to DAR

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 8:36 am

    Teresa Wenzel

    The Susanna Randolph DAR Chapter met at 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 8 for dinner with 16 members present. Those members were Jennifer Adams, Carolyn Ball, Dorothy Black, Joy Brummitt, Mandi Bryant, Ann Carter, Elaine Dameron, Joy Davis, Glee Brummitt Hanson, Virginia Howdeshell, Crystal McCurdy, Ruth Miller, Cindy Pirch, Teresa Wenzel, Wanda Winders, and Vickie Wright. Everyone participated in the opening ritual. The President General’s message was presented by Joy

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  • Mexico-Audrain Library receives award

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Shown, from left: ACHD Public Health Specialist Jodi Elliott and Mexico-Audrain County Library Director Ray Hall.

    The Mexico-Audrain County Library recently received a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite award. There are three standards; Gold, Silver, and Bronze. ACHD’s goal is to help support other worksites in Audrain County to be recognized as being breastfeeding friendly. Audrain County Health Department congratulated the Mexico-Audrain County Library for becoming a Breastfeeding Friendly Work site. ACHD is part of the HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) program which is sponsored by the Department

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  • VAHS Museum is closed until April

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    The Vandalia Area Historical Society announced that the museum will be closed until approximately April 1 depending upon the weather. Visits to the museum can be arranged by appointment during this time by calling Charlene Teague at 594-3026 or Pat Trower at 594-3999.

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