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GCS donates to Jersey County CEO

GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $760 in the month of August to benefit Jersey County CEO through their “Don’t Stop Donatin’ Jeans” program. The Don’t Stop Donatin’ Jeans Program is funded by GCS employees who make monthly, monetary donations out of their own pockets to a local organization. By donating $15 or…

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Roundcounts celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Edward and Debra (Hopkins) Roundcount of Jerseyville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary earlier this month. The couple was wed on Sept. 2, 1972 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville. They have two children, Michelle (husband Rick) Dyer of Godfrey and Travis (wife Rhonda) Roundcount of Decatur, and seven grandchildren, Autumn, Alicia and Amber Dyer…

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Seets graduates from Tri County Beauty

Tri County Beauty Academy announced their recent graduate, Bethany Seems, from their cosmetology program for hair, skin and nails. Seets, from Brighton, graduated with high honors in the program and is employed at Cindy’s County Girl Salon and Tanning in Mount Olive.

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Johnsons announce birth of daughter, Delilah

Terah Lacy and Kyle Johnson, of Virden, welcomed a daughter, Delilah Yvonne Johnson, into the world at 3:05 a.m. on June 28, 2022. Delilah was born at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces. She has two older brothers, Hudson Dean Johnson, age 4; and Maverick Jack Johnson, age 1. Delilah’s…

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Gourleys celebrate 50 years of marriage

Steven and Nancy Gourley of Alsey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 20. The pair wed on Aug. 20, 1972 at Alsey Baptist Church. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Ralph Williams. Steve retired from Winchester FS and WInchester Farmers Elevator. Nancy is also retired after working as a secretary at Winchester…

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Swan welcomes baby Valeigh

Lexi Swan of Jerseyville welcomed a baby girl, Valeigh Swan, on July 6, 2022. Valeigh was born at Alton Memorial Hospital at 10:26 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces at the time of her birth. Valeigh is the granddaughter of Brad and Amy Welton of Holiday Shores, and Ed Swan of Calhoun; and…

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Mortensens celebrate 50 years of marriage

Reid and Marsha (Sever) Mortensen of Medora celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary earlier this month. The Mortensens were wed on July 7, 1972 in Mesa, Ariz. Ried worked as an insurance agent and Marsha was a homemaker. The Mortensens have six children, Becky (Adam) Rose, Ginger (Rodney) Bailey, Amy (Steve) Chase, Katie (Jeff) Cannon, Mike…

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Pattons celebrate 60 years of marriage

Gary and Janet Patton were married on July 22, 1962 at the Pentacostal Church in Newbern. Janet is retired from CVS and Gary is retired from Industrial Pyrometer and Dollar General. Additionally, Gary is a Veteran of the U.S. Army.

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Swan welcomes baby Valeigh

Lexi Swan of Jerseyville welcomed a baby girl, Valeigh Swan, on July 6, 2022. She was born at Alton Memorial Hospital at 10:26 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces at the time of her birth. Valeigh is the granddaughter of Brad and Amy Welton of Holiday Shores, and Ed Swan of Calhoun; and…

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