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Celebrating marriage
Couples enjoy over 50 years of matrimony
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Some got married before going to war. Others were married before their 16th birthday.It was a different era in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s when couples were getting married and beginning their lives together.Now at least 50 years from their wedding date, the Southern Standard is recognizing nearly 200 of those couples in a special section inside today’s edition called Love Stories. Reading their stories provides a glimpse back in time to the days when weddings were not normally a grand celebration involving hundreds of guests and months of planning.