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Harms - Maynard Engagement

Chelsea Maynard of Muscatine, IA and David Harms of Fairbury, Ill., will be united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at Modern Woodmen Baseball Park in Davenport. The reception will follow also at Modern Woodmen Park.

All family a ...more


LeAnn Nolan to Wed Brian Winkler

Marcia and Gary Eckel of Pontiac, IL would like to announce the engagement of their daughter LeAnn Marie Nolan to Brian Joseph Winkler, both currently residing in Helena, MT. The groom is the son of Phyllis and Jim Winkler of Ferdinand, IN. The weddi ...more


Kennedy and Gish to Wed

Bob and Stephanie Kennedy of Pontiac, IL are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynn Kennedy, to Brandon Westley Gish, son of Donald and Christine Gish of Madras, OR. The bride to be is a graduate of Saint Xavier University and ...more


Kennedy and Hernandez to Wed

Bob and Stephanie Kennedy of Pontiac, IL are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Trisha Rose Kennedy, to Michael Patrick Hernandez, son of Rosemary Matsushita of Carpentersville, IL and Mike & Kathie Hernandez of Elmhurst, IL. The b ...more


Jones and Webster to Wed

Larry and Karen Jones of rural Cornell, Illinois are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Daniel Jones, to Mallory Webster, daughter of Cory and Shelli Webster of Maple Park, IL.
Daniel and Mallory will be married October 12, 2013 ...more


Gaznick Applegate to Exchange Vows

Natassia Gaznick, Iowa City, Iowa and Ryan Applegate, Iowa City, Iowa, formerly of Pontiac, Il are engaged to be wed on October 19, 2013.
Natassia is the daughter of Jean and the late Anthony Gaznick, Los Angeles, California. She graduated fr ...more


Welborn and Legner to exchange vows

Ashley Welborn of Champaign, IL, and Luke Legner of Bloomington, IL, are delighted to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Ashley, the daughter of Steve and Deb Welborn of Fisher, IL, is a 2005 graduate of Greenville Colleg ...more


Vietti Lauth to wed.

Greg and Sue Vietti of Pontiac are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Eric,to Samantha Lauth, daughter of Randy and Julie Lauth of Saunemin.
The groom is a 2011 graduate of Pontiac Township High School. He is empl ...more


Griswold and Stuva to wed on September 21, 2013

Dennis and Kim Griswold of Cornell IL
David and Robin Stuva of Auburn IL

Kerry graduated from Flanagan High School in 2003 and Illinois Central College in 2008. She's a Dental Hygienist in Bloomington. Justin gr ...more


Doran-Pierce to Wed

Jenna Doran and Jared Pierce of Aurora, Illinois, both formerly of Dwight, Illinois, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Parents of the future bride and groom are Mitch and Jean Doran and Mike and Jamie Pierce, all of Dwig ...more


Dixon and Carstens to Exchange Vows in May

Frank Dixon of Cornell and Roy and Linda Koenig of Flangan are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Dixon, to Jonathan Carstens, son of Rodney and Brenda Carstens of Flanagan and Terry and Lisa Welch of Flanagan.
The ...more


Delaney and Zabaneh to wed

Shannon Delaney and Marco Zabaneh of Quincy, Illinois announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Parents of the future bride are Daniel and Debra Delaney of Emington, Illinois. Parents of the future groom are Antonio and Chena ...more


Gundy and Smith to Wed

Gary & Carolyn Gundy of Flanagan, Illinois are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Darin Gundy, to Kelsey Smith, daughter of Snuffy & Carol Smith, of Celina, Ohio.

The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Flanagan-Cornell High ...more


Temple Applegate to Exchange Vows

Jessica Temple, Rockwall Texas and Tom Applegate, Rockwall Texas, formerly of Pontiac, IL are engaged to be wed on March 23, 2013.
Jessica is the daughter of Kevin and Lorraine Temple of McLendon-Chisholm, Texas. She graduated from Texas ...more


Jennifer Allen says "I Do" to Paul Tharp in July

Jennifer L. Allen, daughter of Jeff and Lori Allen of rural Pontiac, and Paul M. Tharp, son of Curt and Annette Tharp of Pontiac, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding!

Jennifer is a 2010 graduate of The Vet Tech ...more


Forney/Aaron Wedding

Chasity Aaron and Sean Forney were married on July 27th 2013 at the Apostolic church in Cambria Illinois. The bride's parents are Jim and Leslie Aaron of Cambria, IL. The groom's parents are Mike and Peggy Forney of Graymont, IL. The bride's atten ...more


Miss Elena Herath Weds Mr. Ross Sparenberg

Miss Elena Marye Herath and Mr. Ross Kenneth Sparenberg were united in marriage on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at four o'clock in the afternoon at the bride's grandparents' farm in Kempton, IL. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Richard Herat ...more


McKinley-Cooksey Wedding

Brandy McKinley of Pontiac, IL and Allen Cooksey of Moweaqua, IL, were married on April 20th, 2013 at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard in Mackinaw, IL.

The bride's parents are Brian and Tammy Twait of Lockport and Greg McKinley of Flanagan. T ...more


Temple Applegate Wed

Jessica Temple and Tom Applegate, both of Rockwall, Texas were married on March 23, 2013 at the Hilton on the Harbor, Rockwall, Texas.
The Bride's parents are Kevin and Lorraine Temple of McLendon-Chisholm, Texas. The grooms parents and Steve ...more



Sarah Davis and Isaac Shields, both of Pontiac, were married on May 25, 2013 at Timber Pointe, Hudson, IL.

The bride's parents are Sidney and Hilda Davis of Pontiac, IL. The groom's parents are Rev. William and Lisa Shields of Linde ...more



Jessica Rients and Steven Spencer, both of Flanagan, were married on September 29th, 2012 at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Flanagan, IL.

The bride's parents are Jeff and Patti Rients of Flanagan. The groom's parents are Craig and Ell ...more


Gerdes - McGowan Wedding

Dustin Gerdes and Julie McGowan of Chicago were married on August 11, 2012 at Cantigny Rose Garden in Winfield, IL. A reception followed at the Hilton of Naperville. Maid of Honor was sister of the bride, Kelly McGowan and Best Man was Cole ...more


Tronc's Celebrate 25 Years

Jim and Janeen(Ruff)Tronc celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on a trip to Europe.
Mr. and Mrs. Tronc were married March 19th, 1989 at the First U.M.C. in Pontiac, IL.
They are the parents of Janelle and Matthew Tronc.
J ...more


Orlando and Frances Becker Celebrate 50th Annive

Orlando and Frances (Vill) Becker will celebrate 50 years of marriage and adventures with an open house at Baby Bull's Fine Dining Restaurant, Pontiac, with family and friends on January 11, from 2 - 4 p.m.
The Becker's were married in Ponti ...more



Kyle and Carissa Knapp of Fairbury are the parents of a baby girl born at 9:36 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at Advocate Bromenn Medical Center. Ella Jean weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Paternal great grandmother is Wilma Kn ...more


The Berta's to Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage

Jim and Cheryl Berta of Dwight will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 17th. James Berta and Cheryl Watson were married August 17, 1963 at the Assumption
Catholic Church, Coal City, attended by Carol Maland and Tony ...more


50th Anniversary

Dave was the Allstate Insurance salesman for 33 years in Pontiac and Marilyn worked for I.H.R. and was active in the Vermillion Players. They currently reside in Mesa, Arizona. ...more


50th Wedding Anniversary

50th wedding Anniversary
Larry and Navana (Eyre) Ahrends
June 9, 1963
Married in Christian Church, Jacksonville, IL
Larry retired from R.R. Donnellys and previously worked for Pontiac super wash


Holloway's welcome baby boy

Chad (formerly of Pontiac) and Kelly Holloway of Farmington, IL are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Colt Michael Holloway. Colt was born February 12, 2013, at 6:02 pm at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He weighed 7 l ...more


John Allison Celebrates 85 Years

John Allison of rural Pontiac will celebrate his 85th birthday with a family lunch and a card shower on May 11.
He was born in Pontiac on May 17, 1928. He married Joy Asper in Pontiac on September 11, 1946. They were married 54 years before ...more


Gaspardos welcome baby girl

Joe and Kristy (Bressner) Gaspardo of Minonk, IL are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Brenna Ellen Gaspardo. Brenna was born February 20, 2013, at 3:03 am at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL. She weighed 8 lbs 4 oz and ...more