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Mr. & Mrs. Vex Okoth

July 29, 2013

Erica Diane Duryea and Vex Okoth were united in marriage June 26, 2013, after eloping to Hawaii where they were wed on Kona Beach. Officiant was the Rev. James Patrick Thompson.
The bride is the daughter of Sally and Dennis Lehn of Shelton, and Matthew and Betty Duryea of Lexington. Her grandparents are LaVern and Leona Duryea of Mason City.
The groom is the son of Freda Okoth of Nairobi, Kenya, and the late Okoth Rawo.
Erica is employed as a flight attendant with United Airlines. Vex works as a sales supervisor for Maersk, Inc.

Katie Thomsen & Nicholas Rush

June 27, 2013

Mike and Justine Thomsen of North Platte, and Terry and Colleen Rush of Merna, proudly announce the engagment and approaching marriage of their children, Katie Anne Thomsen and Nicholas Alan Rush.
The bride-elect is a graduate of North Platte St. Patrick’s High School, and the University of Nebraska-Kearney where she earned a bachelor in arts & education in English and Healthy and PE. She is currently employed as English/PE teacher at Broken Bow Public Schools.

Brynley Dawn Stunkel

June 27, 2013

Jade and Michelle Stunkel of Ord, are pleased to introduce their daughter, Brynley Dawn, born May 1, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Brynley weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. She joins at home 3-year-old brother, Barron. Grandparents are Harold and Virginia Boyce of Ord, Cy and Marilyn Thoene of Ansley, and Doug Stunkel and Marcy Dudek of Ansley.

Molly Spanel & Spencer Eilenstine

June 27, 2013

Bruce and Polly Spanel of Anselmo, are proud to announce the engagment of their daughter, Molly Jo Spanel, to Spencer Mark Eilenstine, son of Mark and Chris Eilenstine of Boelus. Molly is a 2006 graduate of Anselmo-Merna High Shcool. She received her cosmetology license from Joseph’s College of Beauty in Kearney. She currently owns and operates her own salon in Boelus.

Colin John Rapp

June 21, 2013

Jeff and Heather (Sonnichsen) Rapp, of Hickman, would like to announce the arrival of their son, Colin John Rapp, born April 18. Colin weighed in at 9 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. Colin is welcomed home by big sister, Keely Jo. Grandparents are Kevin and Jeanne Rapp of Ansley and Rod and Deb Sonnichsen of Broken Bow. Great-grandparents are Johnny and Loris Wright of Broken Bow and Jean Bargman of Bloomfield.

Kaden Lee Miller

June 21, 2013

Levi and Kiley Miller of Bennet are proud to announce the birth of a son, Kaden Lee Miller, born April 12, 2013, at Bryan Health Medical Center in Lincoln. Kaden weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches in length. Proud grandparents are Tom and Sharon Roberts, and Ron and Deb Miller. Great-grandparents are Maude Roberts, Norman and Doris Hartman, and Marion and Elaine Olson. Kaden is also welcomed home by the family puppy, Lexi.

Leann Brouillete & Ryan McFarland

June 21, 2013

Leann Brouillette and Ryan McFarland are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Leann is the daughter of Dawn Hiatt and Ron Glasscock of Callaway and the late Gregory Brouillette. She is currently going to the University of Nebraska at Kearney and will graduate in May 2014 with Special Ed and Elementary Ed degrees.
Ryan is the son of Stan and Lawana McFarland of Eddyville. He graduated from UNL in 2010 with a Diversified Ag/Animal Science degree and is currently farming with his dad in Eddyville.

Anita Lott & Will Jordan

May 23, 2013

Col. and Mrs. Calvin R. Lott, Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita Alana, to Will Cody Jordan, son of Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth McGaughey of Broken Bow.
The bride-elect received her undergraduate and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from Texas A&M University and completed an internship in equine surgery at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kent. She was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

Ashley Matosich & Carl Mehaffie

May 23, 2013

Ashley Matosich and Carl Mehaffie, both of Boise, Idaho, announce their engagement and approaching wedding.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Don and Anita Matosich of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and granddaughter of Willilam and Beverly Gustafson of Polson, Mont. She is a 2005 graduate of Idaho Falls High School, and 2009 graduate of the University of Montana where she earned a bachelor of science degree is marketing and a bachelor of arts degree in communication. She is currently employed as an academic advisor at Boise State University.

Jada Lynn Jenkins

May 8, 2013

Jared and Erica Jenkins of Minden proudly introduce their daughter, Jada Lynn Jenkins, born April 5, 2013, at Mary Lanning Hospital in Hastings. Jada weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. She is welcomed home by siblings Megan and Sydney Jenkins. Also welcoming Jada are her grandparents John and Terri Oliver of Minden, and Randy and Vicki Jenkins of Broken Bow. Proud great-grandparents are Irvin and Marilyn Hyatt of Broken Bow.

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