Julie Smith of Rosiclare, IL and Jesse G. Farley of Galatia, IL were united in marriage by Pastor Stan Pennell on Friday, July 19, 2015 at Bethany Church, Herod, IL. The couple’s witnesses were Jesse’s sister and brother-in-law, Cindy and Gary Thompson of Thompsonville, IL. Close family members witnessed the exchange of vows. Jesse is retired from Amax Wabash Coal Mine and as a railroad brakeman. He is a veteran of the United States Army. Julie is publisher/editor of the Hardin County Independent, Elizabethtown, IL. The couple make their home on Harrisburg Lake.