Jarad and Kara (Rodgers) Blanton were united in marriage at the Grove in Las Vegas, NV. on April 8th, 2013. Kara is the daughter of Terry and Jean Weedman and Andy and Kim Rodgers of Fairfield, IL. She is the granddaughter of the late Ab and Lola Penrod of Mt. Erie, IL. and Robert and the late Nelda Rodgers of Fairfield, IL. Jarad is the son of Richard and Jane Blanton of Geff, IL. He is the grandson of B.J. and the late Raymond Vangeison and Ethel and the late Richard Blanton all of Pawnee, IL. The couple was accompanied in Las Vegas by thirteen of their family and friends.