What do you get when a Ballinger Bearcat marries a Winters Blizzard’A happy couple of 60 years. Jim D. McCartney and Jerline Buxkemper were married Sept. 7, 1948, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rowena. The couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary Sept. 7. A reception honoring them was hosted by their children and families, Shane J. McCartney, their grandson and son of David Joe (deceased) and Shane’s wife, Rebecca, along with their children, Michele and Colton, the couple’s daughter, Debra A. McCartney, and their son, Gary Wayne. The McCartneys are retired ranchers from Concho County who now live in Austin, near other family members. They wish to convey their love and thanks to their relatives and their friends.