Premie twins doing fine, but still in NICU

I have inherited Texas A&M Aggielands for the years 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1963.  If you would like any or all of these, please let me know.
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On June 10, Laura and Bobby Allison celebrated their 58th anniversary.  They celebrated with Sadie and Jimmy Allison who were in their wedding.
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We received an automatic phone call about the severe weather and storm alert last week.  I also had warnings on my iPhone.  We appreciate you at the City of Lufkin taking care of us.
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Cindi and Kenneth Arnold of Southlake are the proud grandparents of twins Cade Byars Erwin and Tinsley Lucinda Erwin, born April 8.  They are the twins of Kenda (Arnold) and Tyson Erwin.  Kendra has a fraternal twin brother and now she and Tyson have twins.  Cade weighed 5 pounds 8 ounces and was 18¼ inches long and Tinsley weighed 5 pounds 15 ounces and was 18½ inches long.  They were born a second apart and Cade is the “oldest.” The twins are the great-grandchildren of the late Dorothy and Lansing Jumper.  Kendra and Tyson live in Grapevine and way back before Christmas, they were getting a room ready for Cindi to come and “stay” to help.
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I saw Beth Jones at the grocery store and she told me that husband Byron Jones was painting the outside mural at Bronaugh Park.  Ernest and I went by to check on him and he has mules and logs and sawmill equipment for the theme that was selected by the Lufkin Landscape Committee.  He has been commissioned to do both sides of the amphitheater that is at the corner of Third Street and Burke Street across from the City Hall.  Drive by and see his work.  This is his first outside mural and it will be treated to keep the graffiti from harming his painting.  He consulted with Lance Hunter who did the murals in downtown.  We will soon be a “town of murals” that depicts what was here a long time ago.
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Congratulations to grandparents Linda and Robert Poland Jr. on the birth of Robert Douglas Preyer born June 3 in Denver, Colo.  Bobby — or Linda is calling him “Cinco” because he is the fifth Robert in the Poland Family — is the son of Amy and Roy Preyer and great-grandfather is Robert (Bob) Poland Sr.  Bobby was born 5 weeks premature and weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces.  He is in the NICU in Denver.
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Another preemie was born to Hayley (Haglund) and Eason Davis in San Francisco, Calif.  Rhys (pronounced Reece) James Davis was 6 weeks premature weighing 4 pounds 8 ounces and is in the San Francisco NICU.  He is the grandson of Wayne and Lisa Haglund and Vickie and Marty Evans.  Wayne says that he had four girls and now he has the great-grandsons.  Rhys is an old English name.  Hayley and Eason met in England.
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Happy Birthday:  Brigettee Henderson, Brett McDaniel, Andrew Polk, Kevin Pope, Katy Arnold, Kimberlin Arnold, Linda Mount, Terry Haney, Jacob Rhodes, Will Griffin, Gwen Forrest Reynolds, Anita Jackson, Craig Teer, Linda Poland, Linda Ellis, Carmen Angeline Perez, Rachel Kennerly, Bettie Powell, John Ippolito, Loucile “Sister” Henderson.
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Happy Anniversary:  Patsy and Tommy Hines, Dorothy and George Temple, Bonnie and Charles Robinson, Mary Ann and Jim Mewbourn, Sally and Keith Hanks, Carolyn and Roy Cates, Theresa and Taylor McKewen, Kathy and David Burris, Ann and Kent Richardson.
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Steve McCoy was eating by himself last week and we asked about his family.  His wife Berlene had been to Kansas City, Kans., to visit their 7-month-old grandson Jackson.  Of course she saw his parents Hollyn and Mark Griffith.
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Last week I mentioned Michelle Schwartz and Bruno Ribeiro getting married and I had the wrong town.  The wedding will be in Clifton near Waco on Aug. 3.
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LaNell and Gary Day celebrated his birthday in Golf Shores, Ala., with friends Peggy and Craig Reynolds, formerly from Lufkin and now in Fairhope, Ala.  Gary and Peggy have celebrated their birthdays together for years since they are several days apart.  Gary said that they have been going to Gulf Shores for 12 years and fell in love with it.  He and Craig played golf for three days while the girls shopped.
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Becky and Steve Day with children Justin, Anna and Jayden are spending their anniversary at Golf Shores on the beach this week.  They have to go after school is over since they teach in College Station.
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Let me hear about your vacations.

Contact Janice Ann Rowe at
roweja@suddenlink.net.