Congratulations and happy birthday wishes to Union County farmer Bill Hawkins, who turns 100 years old this month. Hawkins has been married for 76 years to his 97 year old wife, Camille. He was born in La Grande in January 1918, and graduated from La Grande High School in 1935. He says while in Europe, he remembers hearing Adolf Hitler speak using a megaphone to a crowd from a rooftop. Hawkins worked for the railroads.