Forms and Submissions

Announcements

  • Anniversary Announcement

    Submit an anniversary announcement online. Anniversary announcements and card showers are $20 for two weeks. 50th anniversary or more, 2 col. pix; under 50th anniversary 1 col. pix. After you submit the announcement, someone from our staff will contact you for payment. Please see below for a sample announcement.

    Lee and Dora Faye Jeardoe will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31 with a fish fry for family and friends.The couple was married Sept. 1, 1944, in Belleville by a justice of the peace. They still farm and ranch. The couple has five children: Keith and Paula Jeardoe, of rural Belleville; Virgil and Tanya Jeardoe, of rural Tipton; Melvin and OraLee Jeardoe, of rural Belleville; Leon Jeardoe, of Salina; and Bill and Vickie Jeardoe Noble, of rural Belleville. The couple has 11 grandchildren and 12-great-grandchildren with two more on the way. Cards may be sent to them at 1486 Valley, Belleville, KS 66935.
     
  • Birth Announcement

    Submit a birth announcement online. Birth announcements are $20 for one week and include a photo. After you submit the announcement, someone from our staff will contact you for payment.

    Please see below for a sample announcement.

    Nealy Jaid Eickman

    Jason and Rachel Eickman, of Chester, announce the birth of their daughter, Nealy Jaid Eickman, who was born Aug. 7 at Beatrice, Neb. She was 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Lyle and Jacque Probst, of Odell, and John and Kandy Eickman, of Chester. Great-grandparents are Winona Foster and Karen Probst, of Odell. Great-great-grandmother is Hilda Probst, of Beatrice.

     
  • Engagement Announcement

    Submit an engagement announcement online. Engagement announcements are $20 for one week. After you submit the announcement, someone from our staff will contact you for payment. See below for a sample announcement:

    Ashley Reinke, of Seattle, Wash., and Adam Worobec, also of Seattle, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Dan and Lori (Mach) Reinke, of Defiance, Mo. Grandparents are Arla J. Mach, of Belleville; Raymond C. Mach, of Scandia; and Laurence and LaVon Reinke, of Hebron Neb. The future groom is the son of Myron and Helen Worobec, of Ellisville, Mo. Reinke is a 2003 graduate of Indianola High School in Indianola, Iowa, and a 2007 graduate of Minneapolis School of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minn. She received a degree in graphic design. She is a senior graphic designer for Catalyst Marketing in Seattle. Worobec graduated high school in 1997 from Ellisville and received a bachelor of science degree in engineering from University of Missouri - Rolla in 2003. He is an electrical engineer with ElectroImpact in Mukilteo, Wash.

    The couple will be married in an outdoor ceremony near Leavenworth, Wash.

  • Obituary Form

    Submit an obituary online. Obituaries are $40 for one week and edited to our style; otherwise they are $9/col. inch. Deadline is 10 a.m. Tuesday. After you submit the obituary, someone from our staff will contact you for payment.

     

  • Wedding Announcement

    Submit an wedding announcement online. Obituaries are $40 for one week and edited to our style; otherwise they are $9/col. inch. Deadline is 10 a.m. Tuesday. After you submit the announcement, someone from our staff will contact you for payment. Please use the example below to create your announcement.

     

    Lia Ciardi, of Papillion, Neb., and Nathan Poppe, of Omaha, were married July 26 at First Lutheran Church in Papillion by Pastor Ron Benson and Pastor Bill Steinbauer. The bride is the daughter of Ed and Debra Ciardi, of Norman, Okla. The groom is the son of Steven and Cindy Poppe, of Chester, Neb. He is the grandson of Rosalie Splichal, of Belleville, and Betty Poppe, of Chester. Wedding musicians were Nick and Tyler Talbot, Shawna Hanson, and Nicci Ciardi. Maid of Honor was Kayla Ciardi, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Alanna and Nicci Ciardi, sisters of the bride, and Alison Schutz. Best Man was Ben Rauert, cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were Zach Warner and Kyle Bowers, brothers-in-law of the groom, and Lane Bowers, nephew of the groom. A reception and dance was at Regency Lodge in Omaha. The bride is a 2008 graduate of Norman High School North in Normon, Okla. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012. She works for Lutheran Family Services. The groom is a 2008 graduate of Republic County High School in Belleville and is a 2012 graduate of University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in mechanical engineering. He works for Intersystems in Omaha. After a honeymoon to Maine and Boston, Mass., the couple lives in Omaha.

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