Jacob Bentley Franklin — 7-pound-10-ounce son of Jacob and Ashley Franklin, Bloomington, born Aug. 25, 2019. Sibling: Wyatt Jones, 6. Grandparents: Patty and John West, Chenoa; Steven and Tami Wright, Gridley; Grant and Johnie Deaton, Greenwood, Ind.; and Jonny and Cada Franklin, Indianapolis, Ind.
NORMAL — John and Gigi Simmons of High Point, N.C., formerly of Bloomington, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house Sept. 7 at the Bloomington home of their eldest daughter, Leslie Mullins, and with a trip to Seattle and Bainbridge Island, Wash., this summer.
NORMAL — Dave and Sandee Simmons of Normal are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They had a family vacation in May at Oak Haven Resort in Tennessee that was a gift from their children, and they plan an anniversary trip later this year.