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Carsten William Meyers Is Born

February 23, 2016
Melissa and Cory Meyers of Waterloo announce the birth of a son.  Carsten William Meyers was born Nov. 12, 2015, at St. Anthony’s Medical. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.  Carsten is welcomed to the family by two older brothers, Camden, 5, and Maxwell, 4.  Maternal grandparents are Rhonda... Read More

Beckerle – Kremmel Making Wedding Plans

January 21, 2016
Herb and Traci Beckerle of Columbia announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelci Beckerle. She is planning a June 25, 2016, wedding in St. Louis, Mo., to Nathan Kremmel of Dupo. He is the son of Larry and Paulette Kremmel of Dupo The future bride graduated from Gibault High School in 2010. Chelci earned a... Read More

Barchet – Rombach Announce Engagement

January 21, 2016
Steve and Mary Barchet of Fults announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurie, to Brent Rombach of Edwardsville. He is the son of Pete and Sue Rombach of Edwardsville. The future bride is a graduate of Valmeyer High School, attended SIUE and has a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from McKendree University. Laurie is a... Read More

Remington Scott Barks

January 15, 2016
David and Kristin Barks of Columbia announce the birth of a son.  Remington Scott Barks was born Jan. 5, 2016, at St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, Mo. He weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.  Remington is joined in the family by a big brother, Isaac David Barks, 5.  Maternal grandparents are... Read More

Elliot Thiel Ziegler

December 23, 2015
Geoff and Joy Ziegler of Indianapolis, Ind., announce the birth of a son.  Elliot Thiel Ziegler was born Dec. 23, 2015. He weighed 8 pounds, six ounces and was 21 inches long. Elliot was welcomed home by a sister, Emelia, and his big brother, Nolan. Maternal grandparents are Paul and Jane Thiel of Appleton, Wis. ... Read More

River David Rusteberg

December 23, 2015
Aaron and Brittany Rusteberg of Waterloo announce the birth of a son.  River David Rusteberg was born at 1:20 a.m., on Dec. 23, 2015 at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and 18 3/4 inches long. River was welcomed home by two big sisters, Reese and Remi Rusteberg.... Read More

Battin – Taylor Announce Engagement

December 22, 2015
Tiffany Battin and Mark Taylor, both of Madonnaville, announce their engagement to be married. A May 28, 2016 ceremony in Madonnaville in being planned. The future bride is the daughter of Tammy Hagely of Waterloo and Jeff Battin of Waterloo. Tiffany graduated from Waterloo High School in 2008. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree... Read More

Jaxon Dominic Conrad

December 12, 2015
Jennifer and John Conrad of Ballwin, Mo., announce the birth of their first child, a son.  Jaxon Dominic Conrad was born Dec. 12, at Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Cathy Banks and John Scott of Ellisville, Mo. Paternal grandparents are... Read More

Megan Gregson And Josh Busby Planning Upcoming Wedding

December 10, 2015
Megan Gregson and Josh Busby, both of Waterloo, announce their engagement. AJune 4, 2016 wedding is being planned to take place in Waterloo.  The future bride is the daughter of Gary and Terri Gregson of Waterloo. She is a 2009 graduate of Waterloo High School. In 2013, Megan earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and... Read More

Heiken – Nason Announce Engagement

December 10, 2015
Amanda Heiken and Justin Nason have announced their engagement. A May 7, 2016 wedding date has been set to take place in Waterloo.  The future bride is the daughter of Lisa Heiken of Red Bud. Miss Heiken is a 2004 graduate of Gibault Catholic High School. She earned a degree in Early Childhood Education from... Read More