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Engagements (Brooks – Wieczorek)

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Artie J. Brooks, of Wellsville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter Kayla Michelle Brooks to Jason Michael Wieczorek, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Wieczorek, of Perry, Mo. and Ms. Sarah Bradshaw of Troy, Mo. Miss Brooks is the granddaughter of Mrs. Val Galloway, of Vandalia, Mo. and Mrs. Lizzie Brooks, of Mexico, Mo. Mr. Wieczorek is the grandson of Mrs. Lucille Wieczorek, Mr.

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  • Baby Shower

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Jolene and Konstantin Chartkov were honored with a miscellaneous baby shower on Saturday, March 29, in St. Pat’s Hall, Vandalia.  Jolene is the daughter of Dennis and Rhonda Smith and the granddaughter of Bob and Carolyn Gish, all of Vandalia.  Konstantin is the son of Victor and Svetlana Chartkov, St. Louis. The shower was hosted by Beth Straube, Vandalia, Dr. Rachel Williams, Farmington, and Abbie Rothermich, Kansas City. Those attending

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  • Wedding Shower

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    Kelli Kirkendall, fiance of Ryan Hesse, was honored with a miscellaneous bridal shower on Saturday morning, March 15, in St. Pat’s Hall, Vandalia. Kelli is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kirkendall, Omaha, Neb., and Ryan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Hesse, Farber. The shower was hosted by Ann Carter and Cindy Norton, Vandalia, and Sherry Sebastian, Jefferson City. Those attending the shower include Wendy Kirkendall,

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  • — Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow —

    Posted on March 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    Dean Frey holds his locks in front of Nici Brown.

    — Submitted Story In May, 2008, Pastor Dean Frey was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells. Since then he has spent a lot of time in the Infusion Center at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. One time he noticed a lady who was dressed very well; a nice pant suit, a fur coat, and a turban covering her head. She had lost her hair due

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  • Births – Triplets

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Clint Matthew and Kimberly Dawn Shepard, of Jefferson City, were blessed with the safe arrival of triplets, on February 27, 2014 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Cadence Harmony Michelle arrived at 5:51 p.m. weighing 4 lbs., 5 oz., and measured 17 3/4 inches long. Cassidy Irene Mae arrived at 5:52 p.m. weighing 3 lbs., 9 oz., and measured 17 inches long. Clinton Matthew Dale arrived at 5:53 p.m. weighing

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  • Historical Society Meets

    Posted on February 26, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    President Paul Ray opened the February 21 meeting of the Vandalia Area Historical Society by welcoming those in attendance and asking for new discoveries or donations. Charlene Teague reported the following donations. Rusty Strother donated a Vandalia Recreation Corporation vest used in training gun safety to local youths. Jackie Marshall donated a framed front page of the St Louis Post Dispatch Daily Magazine, dated May 22, 1929 with pictures of

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  • Births

    Posted on February 19, 2014 at 12:21 pm


    BROOKS ROLLIN WYATT Andy and Kerri Wyatt, of Columbia, are the parents of a son, born November 19, 2013 at Women and Children’s Hospital in Columbia. The baby weighed 7 lbs., 8 oz., and was 19 1/2 inches long. He has been named Brooks Rollin Wyatt. His grandparents are Jim and Velma Rentfro, of Vandalia, and Larry and Beverly Wyatt, of Columbia.

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