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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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  • 2nd Birthday

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:59 pm


    On April 5, Evelyn Deimeke celebrated her second birthday at her home in Laddonia. The theme was the Minions from “Despicable Me.” Many family members and friends attended the celebration along with her cousins, Daniel and Logan Stansbuy from Kansas City and her big brother, Skylar Curtis. Pictures of the party were taken by Bruce Boyce and Ashley Curtis. Snacks along with cake were served to everyone who attended. Evelyn

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  • Marriage Licenses

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    The following people have applied for their marriage license in the office of the Recorder of Deeds Janis Deimeke. Roy Dale Bradshaw, Jr., Licking, Mo., and Melissa Mae Youngblood, Vandalia, Mo. Lino Barrera Gomez, Boonville, Mo., and Tonya Jo Burcham, Vandalia, Mo. Nathan Daniel Robinett, Auxvasse, Mo., and Emily Elizabeth Magnuson, Auxvasse, Mo. Cheyenne Coty Hott, Mexico, Mo., and Veronica Lynn Shaw, Mexico, Mo. Grant Allen Van Den Heuvel, Fremont,

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  • Wiser turns 90

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    Front row, from left: Mrs. Ida Wiser and Brianna Hammers, great-great-granddaughter, of Cape Girardeau, Mo. Back row: Brent Hammers, great-grandson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Jackie Jones, daughter, of Rock Island, Ill., and Ronnette Lerma, granddaughter of Mexico, Mo.

    A surprise birthday dinner and celebration was held on March 29 at Sacred Heart Parrish, in observance of Mrs. Ida Wiser’s 90th birthday. The celebration was given by her children Mrs. Jackie (James) Jones, Rock Island, Ill.; Mrs. Janet (Ronald) Turner and Mrs. Wanda (Louis) Connor, Vandalia, Mo.; and Mr. Darrel (Valerie) Wiser, Macon, Mo. Mrs. Wiser was greeted with a host of family and friends. Mrs. Wiser was born

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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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  • Engagements – (Nemec – Moore)

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm


    Alan and Paula Moore of Vandalia, Mo., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacia Nichole Moore, to Christopher Lee Nemec, son of Brant and Donna Nemec of Arnold, Mo. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Centralia High School and is studying social work at Moberly Area Community College. Stacia is employed at American Family Insurance in Vandalia, Mo. Her fiancé is a 2008 graduate from Peoples

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  • Engagement – (Hesse – Kirkendall)

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 1:22 pm


    Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kirkendall, Omaha, Nebraska, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Jo Kirkendall, to Ryan Patrick Hesse, Omaha. Kelli is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Kirkendall, and Mrs. Janice Roarson, all of Sloan, Iowa, and the late Jerry Roarson. She is also the great-granddaughter of Mary Ellen Kirkendall also of Sloan, Iowa. Ryan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Hesse,

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