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Everyone In The World Has One! We’re Talking Birthdays Here

by Lucy Engbring On a beautiful, crisp autumn Sunday, daughter Susie and I, along with a record number of out-of-towners, were browsing through all the goodies at the Oktoberfest stands in Maeystown. The sunny day was special because it was also Susie’s birthday. Then I got to thinking that there must be hundreds, no, thousands……

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After Extended Summer Temps, Fall Has Arrived

by Stella Linnemann Hi folks. Autumn is here and we closed our family swimming pool. This was later than normal because of the warm weather lasting a bit longer.  I was still in the water Oct. 1 doing my physical therapy. My leg seems to be doing better, although my balance isn’t that great. It……

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Time To Fall Into The Fall

by Judy Krebe Halloween is getting closer. I can’t believe that another year is quickly going by. Before we know it, it will be turkey and dressing then Santa Claus will be coming to town.  Everyone continues to talk about the pending demise of the Fults softball field. While the news is sad, hearing everyone……

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Lenhardt – Johnson Planning June 2020 Wedding

Tim and Kris Lenhardt of Waterloo announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Lenhardt, to Kenny Johnson, the son of Roger and Anita Johnson of Waterloo.  The future bride is a 2012 Waterloo High School graduate. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in information technology in 2017 from Lindenwood University. Brooke is employed……

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Yrigollen – Mueth Exchange Vows

Julie Yrigollen and Jeremy Mueth were married April 21, 2019 in Jonesborough, Tenn. A reception followed at The Bristol Hotel in Bristol, Va.  The bride is the daughter of Danny and Linda Yrigollen of Fresno, Calif. After graduating from Clovis (Calif.) High School, she earned a degree from the University of California at Irvine. Julie……

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Daniels Mark 65th Anniversary

Ronald and Doylene Daniels celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 13. The couple were married Oct. 13, 1954. Ronald and Doylene have four children who blessed them with seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent.  If you are are not yet a subscriber you can…

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Hoping For A Mild Flu Season As Summer Once Again Migrates Into Autumn

by Stella Linne,amm Fall is here and it’s time for your annual flu shot. I think the best time to get the vaccine is the end of October. The flu bug often starts circulating in November or December and hits its peak by February.  Sure, one who’s gotten the shot can still get hit by……

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Put Pendleton, Oregon On Your Bucket List

by Lucy Engring After reading daughter Susie’s vivid description of her great visit to the Grand Canyon recently, I was again surprised to hear of the Northwest exploits of son John and his family. I wasn’t aware that a major annual rodeo is held every September in Pendleton, Ore.  They say the Pendleton Round-Up is……

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Time For Shrimp Boils And Car Shows

by Judy Krebel The fall harvest of corn has started as the soybeans continue to ripen. The calendar may read September, but it sure doesn’t feel like fall has yet arrived.  I am good with that, because cold weather doesn’t suit me well.  Several events took place the last couple of weeks. Our Lady of……

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GHS Class of 1999 Celebrates 20 Year Reunion

The Gibault High School Class of 1999 celebrated its 20-year reunion with a bar crawl through downtown Waterloo on Sept. 7. Stops included Stubborn German, JV’s, Uncle John’s and Main Street Saloon. Stopping by Stubborn German are, left to right, first row, Tony Gilbreth, Michele (Green) Matecki, Katie (Waldron) Zucha, Callie (Reed) Stuart, Julia (Kreher)……

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