Pete and Kay Thiels, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were married May 20, 1961. The Thiels have six children, which include Margaret, Paul, Joanie, Joe, Andrew and the late Mary Beth. They have seven grandchildren, including Josie, Albanie, Ben, Sam, Grady, Lillian and Bea.
Charles Lane Bullock and Linda K. Bullock, of Ruston, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 20 at South Parkway Church. The couple married on Nov. 18, 1961. Their children are Kathy Crowder and husband Byron Crowder, Chuck Bullock and wife Glenda, and David Bullock and wife Lynn. Their grandchildren are Kristi C. Hardaway, Brittani and Cole Crowder, Hollie, Emilie, Michael, Brandon and Kinsley Bullock.