Sunday, January 27, 2013



Congratulations to the proud parents of Carden Axl Cubria, born on Jan. 10 at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center weighing 7 pounds 4 ounces and 20 inches long.

He is the son of Eric and Danelle Cubria and the little brother to Connor Jax, who live in Parrish, Fla.

Maternal grandparents are Mary Jane and Bob Carraway of Yalaha, Fla. and Bill and Marge Quinn of Ocala, Fla.

Paternal grandparents are Susie Cubria of Pembroke Pines, Fla. and Tino and Anna Cubria of Key West.

Paternal great-grandparents are Berta Cubria of Key West and Olga and Alberto Cuervo of Miami.



Arthurine Sands Shepard has been elevated to Grand Deputy, District 5, Order of the Eastern Star Amaranth Grand Chapter P.H.A.

Arthurine Sands Shepard is a native of Key West, a graduate of Douglass High School class of 1958.

Her parents are Arthur and Marion Sands (deceased); her sister is Barbara Sands; her nephews are Jimmy Reaves and Ronald Sands.

Arthurine resides in Dayton, Ohio with three children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

She has served the Order of the Eastern Star for the past 25 years in various positions on the Grand Level.

Her elevation to Grand deputy is from 2012 to 2014. She has seven Easter Star Chapters in her jurisdiction to oversee.

Employee of the Quarter


Wayne Davila, Sr., has been named Keys Energy Services' outstanding employee of the first quarter for 2013.

Davila has worked for the utility for 20 years and currently serves as the transmission and distribution substation supervisor.

Davila was born and raised in Key West and is a graduate of Key West High School. He lives in Key West with his wife Maria where they raised their two sons. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and is looking forward to retiring later this year and traveling the world with his wife.