Gary and Fern Lucas of Rineyville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 30, 2018, with friends and family.

They exchanged wedding vows June 14, 1968, at New Salem Baptist Church.

Mr. Lucas retired from civil service at Fort Knox in 1997 after 27 years. He served two years in the U.S. Army.

Mrs. Lucas retired in 1997 after 27 years of teaching at Howevalley and Rineyville elementary schools.

They have two children, Phillip Lucas of Rineyville and Kimberly Gravley of Louisville, and four grandchildren.