Johnny and Joan Shipp of Hodgenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 9, 2011.
They were married Sept. 9, 1961.
Mr. Shipp is retired from civil service at Fort Knox.
Mrs. Shipp is retired from Communicare.
They have three children, Dr. Todd Shipp of Macon, Ga., Julian Shipp of Louisville and Jacque Shipp of Hodgenville; and three grandchildren.
There will be a family celebration at a later time.