Cotton-Davis Wedding


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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 Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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