Birthdays And Anniversaries For August 28th And 29th
If this is your birthday, congratulations! You have plenty of company in country music to celebrate with. Eileen Edwards, born in Windsor, Ontario, in 1965. As Shania Twain, she becomes the first woman to sell more than 10 million copies each of consecutive albums--"The Woman In Me" and "Come On Over"--and wins the CMA's Entertainer of the Year in 1999. Happy 50th, Shania! Jake Owen, born in Winter Haven, Florida, in 1981. The Academy of Country Music's Top New Male Vocalist in 2009, he nets hits with "Don't Think I Can't Love You," "Beachin'," "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" and "Alone With You". Happy 34th, Jake! LeAnn Rimes, born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1982. After releasing her first hit, "Blue," at age 13, she wins a Grammy for Best New Artist, becoming one of country's most powerful vocalists. Other hits include "How Do I Live," "Big Deal" and "I Need You". Happy 33rd, LeAnn! And finally, Cassadee Pope, born in West Palm Beach, Florida, in 1989. As a member of Blake Shelton's team, she wins the third season of NBC's "The Voice," leading to a recording deal with Republic Nashville and her 2013 debut album. Happy 26th, Cassadee!
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
(Twins) Kaily & Baily Torres, 15. From Martha.
Skipper Duncan, 74. From The Good Ole Girls.
Linda Clowdis, 48, From all her family.
Joe Ward, 78. From his wife, Barbara.
Jonell Blair, 58. From her brother, Ricky.
Khloe O'Dell, 7. From Mom, Dad and sister, Clarity.
Gisela Thompson, old enough. From The Good Ole Girls.
Joyce Shelton, 52. From her husband, Curtis and sons, Blake and Slade.
Marcine Webb, 88. fron his daughter, Becky.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Bill & Clara Blackburn, 33 years.
Marcine & Nita Lou Webb, 67 years. From their daughter, Becky. They are this week's winners of a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.
Jim & Maxine Hamilton, 46 years.