Mr. Virgil “Bud” Collins, of San Antonio, Texas, met Virginia “Ginny” Dabbs, of Jerseyville, Ill., in 1958. They married on June 16, 1960, in Texas, and started their life in Anchorage, Alaska…

Elmer and Garnet “Debbie” (Collins) Firth, of Reynolds, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27 with a family dinner hosted by their children at The Trails in West Lafayette.

A 50th wedding anniversary open house in honor of Ray and Shirley Ziemer, of Monticello, will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the New Hope Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.