Nyssa couple keeps the focus on the community

Paula and Daryl Weston recently secured Citizens of the Year honors from the Nyssa Chamber of Commerce.(The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

NYSSA – The day was beautiful.

That’s what lingers in Paula Weston’s memory about the time she first saw her husband, Daryl, in 1963.

Paula and her three sons were on an excursion to a lake near their home in Oroville, Calif., when a cattle truck came by.

Paula distinctly saw the driver. The truck driver saw them, too, and gave a blast on the truck horn and rolled out of sight.

Seven years later, she was a widow and needed income from pasture rents. That driver, Daryl Weston, who was a grocery store manager by day, came to her home to ask about putting cows . . .