Tag: 50th anniversary

Rick Dougherty and Idris Bolen were united in marriage on June 21, 1970, at First Christian Church in Osawatomie. The Rev. Clayton Jackson officiated. A family gathering was hosted by sons Bob and Mike Dougherty…

Donna and Ray Graf of Iola are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 11. They were united in marriage on July 11, 1970, at Memorial Chapel in Leavenworth. Leavenworth is where they have spent…

Friends and family are offering a happy 50th wedding anniversary for Kenneth and Ann Shetlar. The couple were married June 20, 1970, in Iola’s First Presbyterian Church.

Always keep in contact with at least one teammate. That’s the advice the late Coach Byron David “Doc” Stiles and Marv Smith gave to Iola High School’s cross country members before each meet. It’s advice…

NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled. Organizers announced Wednesday that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won’t take place next month. The three-day festival…

The memories have faded. Half a century after playing a key role in the development of the Saturn V rocket engine — which sent Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon 50…

The Apollo 11 landed on the moon July, 20, 1969. The three-part spacecraft was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 16, 1969. Crew included Commander Neil Armstrong,…

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight…