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Weddings — Aug. 8


Joanna Pierce of Portales and Blake Crosby of Beardtown, Ill., were married July 18, 2010, in Allenspark, Colo.

Rev. Mike Michelon performed the outdoor wedding.

The bride is the daughter of Robert and Madeline Pierce of Portales. Her grandparents are deceased.

The groom is the son of Rita A. Crosby of Beardstown. His grandmother is Mary Patricia Hamm of Beardstown.

Maid of honor was Gwen Bruno.

The best man was Tyson Crosby.

The couple resides in Golden, Colo.

The bride is a student at the University of Colorado in Boulder and graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in 1997.

The groom is employed at Clipper Windpower, Inc., and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2002 and the Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2006.