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Thursday, July 29, 1999

Powells have anniversary party

Prater and Frances Powell celebrated their 60th anniversary recently with a family dinner at Southland Arms Club House in San Angelo on July 17.

The couple married July 15, 1939, in Portales, N.M. They have three children; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Hosts for the anniversary party were the daughters and son-in-laws; Mr. and Mrs. James Pohl of Halletsville, Tx.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kunath of San Angelo; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hensley of Denison, Tx.

Children of the Powell's include Frances Marian Pohl of Halletsville; Glenda Jon Kunath of San Angelo and Cornelia Ann Hensley of Denison.

Other attendees included Jim and Sharla Pohl and Danielle and Kara of Yoakum; Carl Kunath; Mary Frances Regenbrecht and Kurt, Jace and Hailey of Nauasota, Tx.; Beth Hensley Pilkilton and Roger, Alexis, Brittany, Elizabeth Denison; Jerry Hensley of Denison; James and Ruth Ann Pohl of Halletsville; Lloyd Powell of Arlington; Nadine Lavender, and his sister Frances of Sherman; F.D. and Jean Prater of Dallas and Bill and Peggy Prater of Portales, N.M.

The couple had previously lived in Portales, N.M., Vernon, Tx., Pecos and San Angelo.

Mr. Powell has been employed in dairy farming and sales and service Newell Oil Company in Pecos.

Mrs. Powell was tax-assessor collector in Pecos and retired in 1982 and retired from E&W Abstract in Pecos in 1989.

The couple are members of the Methodist Churches.

Prater Powell graduated from Portales, N.M. high school in 1937 and Frances from Belton in 1938. Both attended Eastern New Mexico Junior College in Portales, N.M.

Hernandez back in U.S. Army

Irene J. Hernandez has returned to Basic Combat Training and graduated on July 22, following an injury.

She enlised in the United States Army on March 10. Duet to an injury she was put in a physical therapy program to recover from leg injury and stress fractures in the knees and ankle.

This took eight weeks of therapy and hard work and dedication to overcome.

On June 6, she returned to Basic Combat Training and graduated on July 22.

She is now moving to A.I.T. in Ft. Lee to continue her Army training and education.

Youth camps set at churches

Youth camps for boys and girls ages 7-13 have begun today at St. Catherine's Hall.

Another youth camp for boys and girls ages 14-33, will be held Friday, July 30 at St. Catherine's Hall.

Youth can register at Santa Rosa Catholic Church or for those individuals who took registration forms after mass on Sunday, return them completed to Santa Rosa.

For Balmorhea and Saragosa children and youth contact Braulia Natividad for information.

For Barstow children and youth contact Carol Gonzales for information.

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