Cotton-Davis Wedding

Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 9:59 am
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Shawn Robert Cotton and Jade Christine Davis, together with their parents, are happy to announce their marriage. The couple wed Sept. 8, 2013.
Shawn is a graduate of Pleasant Valley High School. He served three active tours of duty in the Army National Guard -- Homeland, Afghanistan and Kosovo. He now is working toward Bachelor of Science degrees in criminal justice and emergency management.
Jade is a graduate of United Township High School. She has a degree in journalism from St. Ambrose University.
Shawn is the son of Terri and Chuck Coopman and Robert and Peg Cotton. Jade is the daughter of Angie and Jerry Jones and Don Davis.
Shawn and Jade are the proud and happy parents of a 2-year-old daughter, Leola Jade.


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.

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