Community News and Notes

Community News and Notes

Ryan Traxler and Desiree Carrico announce the birth of their daughter, Seraphina Lyn-Lorraine Traxler, at 2:57 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2015. She weighed 7 pounds, 11.3 ounces and measured 20 inches. She joins siblings Eamon and Zairhen Carrico. Her grandparents are Rick and Roni Aldridge of Soldotna, and Brad and Cheryl Traxler of Huron, South Dakota. Her great-grandparents are Marvin and Mary Jo Berger of Toledo, Iowa, Ron and Mary Vore of Belleplaine, Iowa, Joe and Julie Aldridge of Tama, Iowa, Martha Shewell of Jackson, New Jersey, and Marva Lou Traxler of Gallatin, Tennessee.

On March 12, AB Karly Thompson graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. She is an Honor Graduate, maintaining above 90 percent in all categories of the training. She is a 2014 graduate of Great Falls (Montana) High School. Karly is the daughter of Jake and Faith Thompson of Great Falls, and the niece of Dave and Kitty Thompson of Kenai. Thompson’s parents are both Air Force veterans.

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Seraphina Lyn-Lorraine Traxler

Seraphina Lyn-Lorraine Traxler

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