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Births – Ceilidh Brid Montgomery

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm

The Montgomery family are proud to announce the birth of Ceilidh Brid Montgomery on July 7, 2014 at 12:22 p.m. Ceilidh danced into the world weighing 7 lbs. and 1 oz.

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  • First Birthday

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Willow Skyann Underwood

    Willow Skyann Underwood turned 1 year old on July 4, 2014. She celebrated at a birthday party on July 4 with cake and ice cream at 1000 S. Maple in Vandalia. Present were her mother Ciarria Thomas; her great-grandfather, Dempsey Dixon; great-grandmother, Gene Dixon; aunt Jolene Dixon; sister McKenzie Underwood; and Mercedes Underwood; and also her brother, Payton Underwood. On Saturday, July 5, Willow was given another birthday party with

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  • Engagement

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Scott Deimeke and Jina Marie Stuckenschneider

    Gary and Sherry Stuckenschneider of Martinsburg announce the engagement of their daughter Jina Marie, to Scott Curtis Deimeke, son of Clarence and Janis Deimeke, of Laddonia. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Community R-VI High School and a 2013 graduate of Columbia College Columbia, Mo. She is currently employed at the Martinsburg Farmers Elevator in Martinsburg.  The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Community R-VI High School and

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  • Annual Cowden reunion held

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    The annual Cowden Reunion was held on Sunday, June 29 at the Modern Maturity Building in Vandalia. A carry-in meal was held at noon. Those attending were Ruth Ann and Junior Riechards, Jason Riechards, Madisonville; John and Deanna Riechards, Hico, Texas; Joy Neuschiefer, Boonville; Dawn Neuschiefer, Darrell Gaw and Kathryn Berry, Center; Wanda and Henry Johnson, Spokane, Washington; Mary Wasson, Perry; Cheryl Evans, Paris; J.P. and Beth Witte, Fayette; Del

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  • Births – Maxton Joseph Moore

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    Maxton Joseph Moore

    Maxton Joseph Moore was born February 27, 2014. He weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19 1/2 inches long. Maxton is the son of Corey and Stephanie Moore, of Topeka, Kansas. His grandparents are Rex and Debbie Moore, of Vandalia; and Dave and Sarah Gigous, of Topeka, Kansas. Maxton joins a 3-year-old sister, Macy.

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  • Missouri Veterans Home

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    Highlights from the week A church service was provided for the residents in the chapel on Sunday morning. On Monday afternoon the Perry VFW Post & Auxiliary No. 4088 sponsored a Bingo game for the residents. A Lutheran service was held on Tuesday morning on the Special Care Unit and then after lunch a Bible study was held in the chapel.  Lost Laddonia Boys entertained with music in the afternoon.

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  • MO Veteran’s Home Highlights

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Highlights from the week A church service was provided for the residents in the chapel on Sunday morning. On Monday morning the residents loaded the bus and traveled to a local fishing hole and caught a few fish. In the afternoon residents enjoyed a card game in the dining room. On Tuesday residents gathered in the activity room and enjoyed trivia and jokes followed by a Bible study in the

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