Summer Marie Fagg and Greg Richard Long of Bettendorf, Iowa, were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. July 18, 2009, in First United Church of Christ at Clay City, Ind.
Donald Yegerlehner officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Susan and Mike Fagg of Clay City and a 2004 graduate of Clay City High School. She is a 2008 graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural finance and a real estate loan officer with Quad City Bank and Trust in Moline, Ill.
The bridegroom is the son of Cathy and Richard Long of Clay City and a 2003 graduate of Clay City High School. He is a 2007 graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural and biological engineering, and a 2009 graduate of Purdue University with a master of science degree in engineering. He is an engineer at John Deere in Moline.
The bride was given away in marriage by her father.
Micah Humphreys of Rosedale, Ind. was honor attendant. Elizabeth Harden of Cory, Ind., Mikki Warnock of Urbana, Ill., and Kara Trosper of Bloomingdale, Ill. were bridesmaids.
Scott Long of Plainfield, Ill., brother of the bridegroom, was best man, Cody Gerber of Clay City, Keith Mears of Delphi, Ind., and Joe Dynes of Columbus, Ind., were groomsmen.
Brad Long of Clay City, cousin of the bridegroom, Adam Ream of Clay City, and Keith Harmeyer of Lafayette, Ind., were ushers.
A reception followed in The Ohio Building at Terre Haute.
The couple took a wedding trip to Hawaii and now reside in Bettendorf.
Natalie Ann Weihert and Michael Andrew Hussmann were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2009, in Foursquare Gospel Church.
The Rev. Merrillyn Smith officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Rachel Denny of Terre Haute, a 2002 graduate of Terre Haute North Vigo High School and a 2006 graduate of IUPUI with a bachelor of science degree in physical education. She received a doctor of physical therapy degree in 2009 from the University of Evansville and is a a physical therapist at ProRehab, PC in Evansville.
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‘Passion in the Park’ re-enacts birth, trial, crucifixion, resurrection of Jesus
Many say it is a life-changing experience that brings the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus to life. It is certainly a community effort driven by a desire of many volunteer Christians who come together to express their passion for the passion of Jesus Christ.
Anniversary listings: April 13, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. John Berry
Engagement listings: April 13, 2014
Providence Food Pantry going strong after year at new location
The setup inside the building makes it feel like you’re walking into a “mom-and-pop” grocery store, with a check-in area, and aisles for patrons to walk through and eye all the food set up perfectly on tables.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Time to take next step toward Wabash Valley Food Hub
I hope a few years from now we can look back and have a fantastic story to tell about how the Wabash Valley Food Hub was born and be an inspiration for communities across our great nation.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Use this sauce on ribs, pork chops, hamburgers and more
A friend of mine from church invited us to her home to celebrate her son, Nick’s graduation.
She had made so much food I couldn’t believe it. Her husband can’t eat a lot of different food.
She made a barbecue chicken — but you can use this on ribs, pork chops, hamburgers, etc.
ENGAGEMENTS: April 6, 2014
ANNIVERSARY: April 6, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hardesty
Engagement listing: March 30, 2014
Shape of an Idea: Inspiration flows from 19th-century songwriter to modern-day sculpture in his honor
As a child, Teresa Clark played near a river. A century earlier, young Paul Dresser did the same.
Their memories inspired artwork. A song Dresser wrote in 1897 flows through a sculpture Clark is now creating.
GRAPE SENSE: Winemakers, grape growers anxious to educate public at state fair
Indiana winemakers are anxious to pour their wines at the Indiana State Fair, and Hoosier grape growers are ready to stand alongside Indiana’s other agricultural producers.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: You won’t believe these cookies are made with soda crackers
This is one of those recipes that when you taste them you want the recipe, but you don’t believe they are made with a certain ingredient.
Vigo parks offer spring programs
Throughout 2014, the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department will offer fun, educational programs that will engage participants through hands-on learning. Programs are designed to convey knowledge regarding nature, conservation and environment.
Anniversary listing: March 30, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Jackson
CHRIS DAVIES: Important cornerstones to fitness and longevity
Weight loss secrets they don’t want you to know about: genius marketing. Fraudulent? Yes. Genius, nonetheless. Look at the droves of people who were betting their weight loss hopes on a quick fix. It happens all the time.
Miss Crossroads, Miss Banks to be crowned March 29 and 30
Forty-four young women will compete March 29 and 30 for spots in June’s Miss Indiana Scholarship pageant.
Exhibit showcases history of churches in Terre Haute
This summer everyone is invited to an old fashioned, interdenominational church summer picnic celebrating that “Old Time Religion,” as part of the Vigo County Historical Society Museum’s opening exhibit for 2014. The exhibit and associated events will take a look back at how religion has shaped the development of the Wabash Valley.
Author visits birthplace of Calvin Coolidge
Editor’s Note: Today, in this seventh and final installment of Mike Lunsford’s “New England Journal,” the writer visits a small town in south central Vermont, birthplace of the nation’s 30th President, Calvin Coolidge. Be sure to look for Mike’s regular column in Monday’s edition of the Tribune-Star.
GRAPE SENSE: Unoaked Chard the perfect complement to a dish like Chicken Lyon
Everyone has heard the old wine/food pairing advice of red wine with red meat and white wine with fish or chicken.
For the most part, that’s not a bad guideline which will work more often than not. But as you really get into wine and start referring to yourself as a “foodie,” the simplistic advice just won’t work.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: A recipe for a family who loves onions
In our family, we love onions. My sister, Pam, sent me this recipe.
When Gene and I were first married I made everything with onions (his mother didn’t flavor her meals). They were good old country meals — meat, potatoes, gravy and desserts.
ENGAGEMENT: Published March 16, 2014
Guiding Star: Inspired by family, Terre Haute native rallies famous names to fund cancer research
Famous people filled the Riviera Country Club, a scenic golf resort in affluent Pacific Palisades, Calif.
A city block away, Sunset Boulevard runs toward the Pacific Ocean. The Santa Monica Mountains overlook it all. Inside the Riviera, during a 2009 fundraising dinner, Terre Haute attorney Tony Tanoos found himself surrounded by a who’s who of celebrities — actors such as Ray Romano, Mark Wahlberg, Don Cheadle and others, and golfing greats like Gary Player, Johnny Miller and Rocco Mediate. Soon, the crowd of notables heard the words of main speaker Lisa Paulsen, the president of the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
CHRIS DAVIES: Exercising with no ‘bells and whistles’
Recently at Fitness Solutions the joke has been “treadmills and cardio equipment are broken.” The truth is we don’t have any exercise machines that require electricity. This is for good reason.
MIKE LUNSFORD: The long goodbye to winter
I have no idea what the weather is to bring to us on the morning this story runs, but on the day I write most of it, the sun is shining, and we have just come off a weekend of pleasant warmth and cloudless skies.
GRAPE SENSE: News from the world’s wine regions can affect future prices
News from the world’s wine regions can affect even the average wine drinker. There is a lot going on, particularly in California, which can affect future wine prices.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: The easiest ham loaf I’ve ever made
I have been asked for a good ham loaf recipe. This is really good. It comes from a friend of mine in Morton, Ill. Eileen Knapp makes this for her kids and grandkids — we all enjoyed it.
ANNIVERSARY: March 2, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Morris
Making Waves: Woman devotes part of rural Vigo County home to museum on hairstyling
Some studies show that women spend more than $50,000 in a lifetime and more than one month of their entire life at a beauty salon, trying to get and keep their hair just the right style. How they have accomplished this through the ages has been a fascination for local hairstylist Brenda Ellis for more than 50 years.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: No need to knead dough much for these rolls
I know we all like homemade bread. These rolls are great.
When we used to have Christmas with Gene’s family, his uncle Bob Beard’s daughter made these Oatmeal Rolls.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: We can help save the manatees, right here in the heartland
The year 2013 was the deadliest on record for manatees with about 829 reported deaths. This was a major jump from the 392 in 2012 and the record of 766 in 2010. While the cold weather played a role, one major attributing factor has been toxic red tide events caused by algal blooms.
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