Mr. and Mrs. James D. Rusher of Sesser celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by taking a family trip to Copperas Cove, Texas.
James Rusher and Helen McCoy were married Feb. 25, 1967, in Mount Vernon.
Mr. Rusher retired as a federal mine inspector. He is an Air Force Veteran and served as a Crew Chief on a B-47 Bomber during the Cuban Missile Crises and Cold War and the C-130 Troop Carrier aircraft during the Vietnam War.
Mrs. Rusher is a homemaker.
The couple has one son, Alex of Copperas Cove, Texas.