Larry and Lorell Cotten of Monte Vista will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception Saturday, June 24, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Crawford Community Center. (Please note the corrected location.) Friends of the couple are invited to join the celebration.
The Cottens were married June 11, 1967, at the First Christian Church in Montrose. Larry is a retired contractor; Lorell was a stay-at-home mom, teacher and bank receptionist at various times.
They have two sons, Craig Cotten of Monte Vista and Todd Cotten of Portland, Ore., as well as four grandchildren.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.