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Pike Pickings – 2.1.23

10 YEARS AGO: ROGER YAEGER DONATES 160TH PINT OF BLOOD ■150 Years Ago Feb. 6, 1873 The north side of the Pittsfield square now adds to its business a first-class harness and saddle shop under the management of David Foreman. William Gillis, Esq., of Chambersburg Township, fed and sold this winter one lot of 44…

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Osment-Carter wed

Karley Jean Osment and Joshua Steven Carter were united in marriage Aug. 12, 2022. The ceremony and reception were held at Hamilton’s in Jacksonville.

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Griggsville Class of ‘57 holds 65th reunion

The Griggsville Class of 1957 held their 65th class reunion at the Cardinal Inn on Saturday, Oct. 1. Those attending were Dawson and Martha Lou Dean, Marjorie Showalter, Rose Smith, Roderick and Arrettea Rumple, Philip and Linda Bradshaw, Gary and Barbara Goacher, Ronnie DeSpain, and Janice Sneeden.

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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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