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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:55 PM

GROVER HILL – Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Nickols will be celebrating 15 years of marriage on June 27.

The couple will be renewing their vows at 3 p.m. June 30, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

There will be a luncheon barbecue following the ceremony. All friends and family are welcome to come and share in this event.

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church is located on Road 151, outside of Grover Hill.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 1:38 PM

PAYNE – Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mutschelknaus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 8.

Bob Mutschelknaus and Marilyn Bendele exchanged wedding vows on June 8, 1963, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paulding.

They are the parents of two children, Julie Brokamp of Lexington, Ky. and Mike Mutschelknaus of LaCrosse, Wis.

They have been blessed with four granddaughters, Sarah and Emily Brokamp of Lexington, Ky. and Emma and Natalie Mutschelknaus of LaCrosse.

The couple celebrated the occasion with a reception hosted by their children, at the Diving Mercy Catholic Church Hall in Payne.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 1:37 PM

PAULDING – Ashley LaBounty and Samuel Smith, both of Paulding, have announced their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles and Susan LaBounty of Plainfield, Ill. She is a 2004 graduate of Paulding High School and received an associate of science degree in nursing at Northwest State Community College. She is employed as an R.N. at Paulding County Hospital.

Her fiancé is the son of Jerry and Brenda Smith of Paulding and Chuck and Linda Hankinson of Antwerp. He is a 2003 graduate of Paulding High School and is employed as a truck driver at Kauser Trucking.

The couple will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Paulding.

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 2:19 PM

PAULDING – Harley and Jacki Dunakin will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on June 2.

Harley Dunakin and Jacki Huebner were married on June 2, 1973, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church by the Rev. Dave Everton.

Harley is retired from General Motors and Jacki worked in a cafeteria.

They are the parents of six children, Harley Dunakin Jr., Dionicia Webster and April Dunakin, all of Paulding, Shawn of Detroit, Erin of Maumee and Storm Dunakin of Fort Jackson, S.C.

The couple have 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The couple went on a cruise out of Port New Orleans for seven days to celebrate the occasion.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 1:41 PM

PALMETTO, Fla. – Jodi Lynne Utendorf and Joseph James Koehler are announcing their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-elect, the daughter of James and Linda Utendorf of Grover Hill, is a 2005 alumna of Wayne Trace High School who received a degree in radiology from the University of St. Frances in 2007 and holds a masters in desimetry. She is a desimetrist for 21st Century Oncology in Sarasota, Fla.

Her fiancé is the son of James and Sue Koehler of Parrish, Fla. He graduated Davison High School in 2001 and received his degree in pro golf management from Ferris University in 2006. He is an EMT for Sun Star Paramedics in Tampa, Fla.

The pair will be united in marriage at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Palmetto Bed and Breakfast in Palmetto.

They will make their home at 4122 Middle River Terrace in Ellenton, Fla.