Community News and Notes

Community News and Notes

Alec and Kayla Lindley of Soldotna announce the birth of their son, Karbon Ray Lindley, at 5:42 p.m. on March 2, 2015. He weighed 7.05 pounds and measured 19 1/2 inches. He joins a sibling, Avery. His grandparents are John and Joyce Mullican of Soldotna, Kimberly Towne Lindley of Tucson, Arizona, and guardian angel grandfather Rick Lindley. His great-grandparents are Clyde Mullican of Soldotna, Corkey Moore of Soldotna, and John and Beverly Towne of Heber/Overgaard, Arizona.

Former Kenai Peninsula resident Dasian D. Langendorfer recently graduated from United States Marine Corps Basic Training. He will be based at Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, Twentynine Palms in California and will be working in Communications. He is the son of Tammy Studdard and grandson of Robert and JoAnn Langendorfer of Ninilchik.

The Vickie Webb Nelson statewide scholarship program, sponsored locally each year by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Jerry V. Horn Memorial Post 10046 in Soldotna, is available to graduating seniors and is based upon academic scholarship, community involvement and financial need. There were four entries this year from area high school and home-school students.

Congratulations to Emily DePaolo, a student in the Connections Home School Program, this year’s first-place winner. She will be awarded $500 and her entry will be forwarded to the statewide competition for a chance to win $1,000 toward her college education. Congratulations to second-place winner Benjamin Standerfer, a student at Cook Inlet Academy. Ben will be awarded $250.

Has a new addition to your family just arrived? Where in the world is your military person and what are they up to? Got a new graduate, dean’s list student or an award-receiving youth?

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Karbon Ray Lindley

Karbon Ray Lindley

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