Clarence and Dorothy Jacobs, Hays, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception and dinner hosted by their children at Thirsty's Brew Pub & Grill.

Children of the couple are Francis Jacobs and wife, Stephanie; Michelle Chittenden and husband, John; and Kelly Lagree and husband, Tony, all of Hays.

The couple has seven grandchildren.

Clarence and Dorothy (Dinkel) Jacobs were married June 2, 1962, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.