• Macias graduates from Marine boot camp

         Pvt. Mario Macias graduated from Marine Corps boot camp June 3 at the Marine Corps recruiting depot in San Diego, Calif.

        His family includes parents Irasema and Jesus Gonzalez and the late Maria Macias. Sisters are Ariana Macias and Hope Gonzalez.
        He graduated from boot camp as a rifle expert. He will now go back to Camp Pendleton in San Diego for Marine combat training as part of LIMA Co., Third Battalion Platoon 3246.

  • Ayers to celebrate wedding anniversary

        Don and Irene Ayers, of Brighton, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 16.

        Irene was living in San Pablo, Calif., and Don was in the Navy, stationed in California, at the time they met. They married June 16, 1951, in San Pablo. They lived in Richmond, Calif., until they relocated to Brighton in 1971.

  • Whetstone completes training

        Air National Guard Airman Christina D. Whetstone graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

        Whetstone graduated from Adams City High School in 2004 and from Cambridge College in Aurora in 2007.

  • Hickerson twins turn 90

         The Hickerson twins, Martha Hickerson Flaherty, of Brighton, standing, and Mary Hickerson Kunselman, of Longmont, will turn 90 June 24, 2011.

         Help celebrate this wonderful birthday with a card and a memory. Greetings to both twins can be sent to Martha Flaherty, 293 N. 15th Ave., Brighton, CO, 80601. No gifts, please.

  • Baumgartners to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

        Robert and Sharon (Winn) Baumgartner, of Brighton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 10, 2011.
        Robert was raised in northeastern Colorado on the family farm and caught the eye of Sharon, a Brighton High School class of 1960 graduate, when he would fuel up his manure truck at the service station her father owned in town.  Sharon always made sure that she was “cleaning” the station on Saturdays when Robert was sure to show up.

  • Lindsey celebrates 100th birthday

        The years just flew, and before we knew, Brighton’s Annie Lindsey was 10 decades old.
        Join us for the birthday party of the century from 2 to 4 p.m., June 4, at the clubhouse of Eastgate Village, 3060 E. Bridge St., Brighton.

        We will be making a memory book. Jot down any memories or funny stories you would like to share. No gifts are requested other than your special presence. Call Joy at 719-749-0301 with questions.

  • Mary and Albert Herrman on their wedding day

        On April 23, 2011, a celebration of a lifetime of love was enjoyed by family and friends of Mary (Billinger) and Albert Herrman. The occasion was their 65th wedding anniversary.
        Immediate family members provided a buffet luncheon and wedding cake for the festivities. The guests provided the conversations. A lot of reminiscing was exchanged. Some stories were old and some surfaced that had not been heard before, at least not by everyone.

  • Olson, Gardner to wed

       Jan and David Olson, of Brighton, are proud to announce the engagement of their son Adam Olson to Jennifer Gardner, the daughter of Richard and Cathi Gardner, of Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Carnahan-Cortez announce engagement

       Mr. and Mrs. David Carnahan and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cortez announce the engagement of their children, Amanda Carnahan to Anthony Cortez, of Brighton.

        The wedding is planned for June. The couple plans to reside in Brighton.

  • Brown-Underwood engaged

        Carl and Keri Underwood announce the engagement of their son, Dane Edward Underwood, of Fort Morgan, to Stephanie Nicole Brown, daughter of Harlen Brown, of Platteville, and Marlene and Glen Wright, of Hoyt.
        The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Fort Morgan High School and is employed with Schneider Energy Services. His finacée is a 2008 graduate of Weld Central High School and is employed with Wakefield and Associates in Fort Morgan.