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Happy 1st

Beckley Rae Carter turned one-year-old April 28. She celebrated with a “Sweet One” Strawberry party with her family. She is the daughter Josh and Karley Carter. Grandparents are Debbie and David Rhodes, Scott and Kathy Osment, Stacey Shaw and Shawn and Laura Carter. Great-grandparents are Kathy Carter, Dian Shaw, Steve “Shag” Shaw and the late…

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Cravens celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Buster and Rose Anne Craven recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. The Cravens were married on September 23, 1972 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pittsfield. Buster is the son of the late Hub and Mary Craven of Griggsville and Rose Anne is the daughter of the late John and Margaret Smith of Pittsfield. They…

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Merle Carlton turns 90

Merle Carlton of Newton will be turning 90 years old this month and will be celebrating the occasion with an Open House at the Pike Senior Center.

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Ring-Filbert wed

Cami Lynn Ring of Griggsville and Rowland Dean Filbert of Pittsfield were married on June 11, 2022 at the Pittsfield United Methodist Church. Reverend Mick Laflin officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony. Maid of honor and attendants were: Claire Geier of Tucson, Ariz., Haleigh Shepard of Dover, Tenn. and Lauren Templeton of Whitehouse, Tenn. Best man…

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Filbert graduates from U of I Urbana-Champaign

Martin Dawson Filbert graduated with honors on May 14, 2022 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business with a Bachelor’s of Science in management. He is currently working for Scoular in Charlston, South Carolina as an international commodities trader. Filbert is the son of Dr. Amelia Dean and Walker Filbert of Pittsfield.…

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Smith family celebrates reunion

The children and grandchildren of John and Margaret Smith enjoyed a family reunion on Friday, June 24, they came from Griggsville, Quincy, Peoria, Danville, St. Charles, Arlington Heights, Ill.; Denver, Co.; and San Francisco, Calif. They especially enjoyed the tour Bob Evans gave them of the East School Museum, as five of them had attended…

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Geisendorfer-McGrew wed

Melanie Geisendorfer and Blake McGrew were married February 22, 2022 in a snowy outdoor ceremony in Estes Park, Colorado with Rev. Scott Awbrey officiating. The bride is the daughter of Karl Geisendorfer and the late Nancy Geisendorfer of Pittsfield. She is a 2006 graduate of Pittsfield High School and a 2011 graduate of Illinois State…

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Osment-Carter engaged

Together with their parents, Karley Jean Osment and Joshua Steven Carter are pleased to announce their engagement. Karley’s parents are David and Debbie Rhodes, Scott and Kathy Osment, all of Pittsfield. Josh’s parents are Stacey Shaw of Griggsville and Shawn and Laura Carter of Washington, Mo. Her grandparents are the late Don and Betty Hayden…

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