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Agape House has 59 guests

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm

The Agape House of Vandalia board members met February 17 at the house. The board learned 59 persons, including 11 children, had stayed at the guesthouse in January while they visited family members incarcerated at Bowling Green and Vandalia. In other business, house manager, Doris Donoho, reported a malfunctioning lock in a guest room. Repairs were made to that lock plus several others in the facility. Snow removal has been

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  • Millie Hulse has 90th Birthday

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    Millie Hulse was honored Saturday with a 90th birthday celebration at the Farber Community Building. Planning this event were her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, and their families: Beth and Chad Colley, Brooke Smith, Brett Smith, Ryan and Taylor Colley, and Tyson Carr, of Mexico; Shea Colley, of Whitestown, Indiana; and Barb and Ed Brandt, of Fulton. Attending were Ryann Early and Sophia, of Whitestown, Indiana; Arlene Hull and Phillip Abernathy, of

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  • Births – Alexis Baham

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    Alexis Kayann Baham arrived February 10 at 3:38 a.m. She is the daughter of Benjamin Terry and Sarah Stephanie (Flowers) Baham, of Jefferson City. Alexis weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz., and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Rodney Dale Flowers, of Perry, and Julie Flowers, of Jefferson City; Sandra Kay McLaughin, of Jefferson City; and Robert and Aurora Baham, of Arlington, Texas. Her great-grandparents are Edward and Julia

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  • Local Farm Bureau attends annual meeting

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    Front row, from left: Patty Fennewald, Barb Wilson, Sophie Fennewald, Darren Reynolds, Robin Reynolds, Erma Wrye, and Susie Johnson. Back row: Jeff Fennewald, Bruce Wilson, Gary Wrye, Jerry Johnson, Brent Erisman, and Joann Roth.

    Just as members did nearly 100 years ago, leaders of the Audrain County Farm Bureau attended the Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting to discuss and approve legislative policies for the coming year. They also took part in celebrating the centennial meeting of the state’s largest farm organization. The occasion drew a record crowd of nearly 1,500 members to Tan-Tar-A at Lake of the Ozarks December 6-9. Past County Farm Bureau

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  • Bob and Alta Bland celebrate 70th anniversary

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 8:52 am

    Bob and Alta Bland

    On January 28, 1945  Robert (Bob) Bland, of Gazette, Missouri and Alta Pettey, of Bowling Green, were married at the Methodist Church in Eolia by the Reverend Homer Burton. Bob was a farmer and also owned and ran the Dairy Queen in Vandalia, for 13 years. Then he went into real estate after which he was elected to become the Audrain Eastern County Judge, which is now called commissioner, for

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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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