THIS KUTE KID IS… Isai Balcazar, on a trip to the Windy City last fall. His proud parents are Itzel and Enrique Balcazar of Hartford. Isai’s loving grandparents are Eliazar and Gonzalo Garcia of Hartford and Alicia Morales of Mexico.
55TH ANNIVERSARY… Larry Downey and Dovie Liles were married on March 28, 1965 at the home of his parents in Coloma. Larry is the son of the late Woodrow & Dovie Marie Downey of Coloma. Dovie Mae is the daughter of the late Delbert and Lawanda Liles of Black Oak, Arkansas. They met at the Ramona Roller Rink in Sister Lakes in January 1965. Mr. & Mrs. Downey have two children; Scott (Ashley) Downey and Candi (Ted) Sinclair both of Hartford. They also have two grandsons Jake Sinclair and Gavin Downey. Larry and Dovie are lifelong residents of Watervliet. They enjoy spending time with family and their many friends. They have also been enjoying their retirement years together traveling and making many more memories. The Downeys will be celebrating their anniversary with the loves of their lives, Scott, Ashley, Gavin, Candi, Ted and Jake.