Local icons celebrate 70 years of marriage

Adan and Bertha Chavana were married in Falfurrias on March 5, 1950. Adan begin working at Alcoa in 1952. In 1954 Chavana’s Grocery store was opened to serve Port Lavaca and the community. It remains one of the longest locally owned stores in operation today in Calhoun. They raised seven children who graduated from Calhoun High School. (Contributed photo)