• Owens celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

    Hobert and Syble Owens celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on March 27.
    A dinner party was held in their honor at the Wakulla Shriner’s Club.
    It was hosted by their children, John Owens, Sandra Stone and Mike Owen and their spouses and their grandchildren.
    The couple renewed their wedding vows as they shared their celebration with family and friends.
    The Owens wanted to extend a thank you to everyone who joined them on that joyous occasion.

  • Mathers and Smith wed

    LeeAnn Mathers and Jay Smith were married on April 2, at S & S Ranch in Crawfordville.
    Gerald Fielder, pastor of Good News Assembly of God, performed the ceremony. 
    The bride is the daughter of Jeff Mathers and Sherry Dudley. The groom is the son of James and Brenda Smith.
    Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sister Kristin Mathers as maid of honor.
    Bridesmaids were Debbi Randazzo, Ashley Balkcom, Lauren Smith and junior bridesmaid was Hannah Dudley, sister of the bride.

  • Johnson and Schultz announce engagement

    Sarah Elizabeth Schultz and Adam Paul Johnson, both of Jacksonville Beach, have announced their engagement to be married.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Theodore Schultz of Neptune Beach and Lisa Shultz of Jacksonville. She is a graduate of Fletcher High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of North Florida with a bachelor’s degree in arts. She is employed as a marketing specialist at Atlantic Coast Bank in Jacksonville.

  • Sally Jones will marry Timothy Wheeler

    Mr. and Mrs. John David Jones, Crawfordville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sally Marie, to Timothy Philip Wheeler.
    He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Barger, Boston, Mass., and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheeler, Denver, Colo.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. Morrison, Jr. of Crawfordville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Layfette Franklin Jones.
    The groom-elect is the grandson of Ina Lou Trahern and the late Charles Trahern, and Kathleen Wheeler, of Denver, and the late Robert Wheeler.

  • Nichols to wed Kokinda

    Eli Nichols of Crawfordville and Holly Kokinda of Moosic, Penn., announce their engagement.
    The bride-elects parents are Charley and Lynn Kokinda of Moosic, Penn.
    The groom-elects parents are John and Susan Nichols of Crawfordville.
    She is a 2005 graduate of Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School and graduated from Duke University in 2009 with a bachelor of science degree in biology. She is currently enrolled in Duke University School of Medicine.

  • Stoltzfus and Stevens announce wedding

    MacKenzie Rae Stoltzfus and Colby Garrett Stevens, both of Clarkesville, Ga., were married on Jan. 1 in Clarkesville, Ga., by David Peeler.
    The bride’s parents are J. Michael and Christina Stoltzfus of Clarkesville.
    The groom’s parents are Slade and Rhonda Stevens of Crawfordville.
    Matron of honor was Lonica Sangster, the sister of the bride.
    The bridesmaids were Kayla Power, Calli Watson and Kasey Jo Bader.
    The ringbearer was Jacob Sangster, the nephew of the bride.

  • Krissy Kosec to marry Garrett Sanders

    Debbie Kosec of St. Marks and Randy Kosec of Woodville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krissy Kosec, to Garrett Sanders, son of Doug and Pam Sanders of Crawfordville.
    She is a 2007 Wakulla High graduate and is now a senior at Florida State University’s School of Theatre.
    She currently works for the Florida Department of Agriculture in Tallahassee, but plans to become a high school drama teacher.

  • Hughes and Lynch to wed in November

    Melissa S. Hughes and Steven L. Lynch Jr., both of Crawfordville, announce their engagement.
    She is the daughter of Tracy Allen and Thressa Allen of Fountain, Fla.
    The groom-elect’s parents are Steven L. Lynch Sr., of Cross City, and Mary Hughes and Fred Cartier of Wewahitcha, Fla.
    The bride-elect is employed with Talk O’ the Town deli in Crawfordville.
    The groom-elect is employed with All About Generators in Tallahassee.
    The wedding will be held on Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Sopchoppy City Park under the gazebo.

  • It's a girl for the Barbers

    Matthew and Alicia Barber of Crawfordville announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Dawne Barber, on Nov. 4, 2010.
    She was 8 pounds, 12 ounces and 21 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Emmett Clayton and Alene Whaley of Crawfordville.
    Her paternal grandparents are Timothy and Shirley Barber of Havana.

  • Chorba earns certification in subspecialty of Hospice

    Dr. Nancy Chorba, Associate Medical Director at Big Bend Hospice, has received board certification in Hospice and Palliative Care through the American Board of Medical Specialties.
    Though she was already board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care, this new certification recognizes her experience and knowledge in the subspecialty of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.