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Hauser boys celebrate birthdays

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Hugh Hauser, son of David and Kathleen Hauser, of Milan, celebrated his 3rd birthday on January 21. Due to an open heart surgery his grandpa had at the time of this birthday, an Easter lunch and  birthday party were celebrated on April 5. Hugh’s grandma Frances Stuart, of Vandalia, made and designed a dueled-out Ford New Holland tractor birthday cake. Hugh blew out the birthday candles on top of his

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  • St. Cecilia Music Club

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:53 pm

    The St. Cecilia Music Club met at 7 p.m. on April 20 at the Farber Christian Church. Members present were Ruth Calcaterra, Deanna Frey, Brenda Gower, Leanna Leake, Denna Nichols, Brenda Owens, Veanna Snodgrass, Glee Hanson, and Valerie Franke. The meeting was called to order by Leanna Leake, president. The date for the Gospel Sing was kept as July 12 and the program was discussed. Veanna Snodgrass stated that she

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  • Births

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    Mark and Dr. Alicia Lynn Schumacher, of Lake St. Louis, are parents of a son born at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, March 26, at Mercy Hospital, in St. Louis. He weighed 11 lb., 9 oz., and was 22 3/4 inches long. He was named Chase William. Chase has a sister Kailee, who will be three in June. Chase’s grandparents are Wayne and Juanita Lynn, of Vandalia; Judy and Larry Rowland, of

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  • Local Girl Scouts enjoy activities

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 3:39 pm

    Members from local Girl Scouts Troop 9894.

    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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