Ted and Lynda Chatham of Lexington celebrated their 50th anniversary Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. The couple married Dec. 26, 1962, in North Vernon.

Mr. Chatham retired as a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters of Indianapolis and previously of the Local Carpenter's Union. He was a member of the National Guard. He is currently a beekeeper. Mrs. Chatham is a homemaker.

The couple have two children, Shari Pahls and husband Joe of Madison, and Melissa Bentley and husband James of Hanover. They also have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The couple plan to celebrate at a later date.