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Larry and Barbara Stone Anniversary


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
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Larry and Barbara Stone, 839 Fyre Lake Drive, Sherrard, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a family dinner.
Barbara Dorway, Milan, and Mr. Stone, Sherrard, were married March 28, 1963, at Trinity Baptist Church, Rock Island.
Their children are Tammy (Andrew) Crippen, Viola; Danette Stone, Davenport; and Austin Stone, Sherrard. They have four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Stone retired from Roadway Trucking.
Mrs. Stone retired from John Deere.














 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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