James H. and Patricia Ann Goins Rice celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 7. The couple were married at the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg.
Mr. Rice was formerly an owner of Flynn Brothers Contracting in Louisville, and Mrs. Rice is a former Bullitt County schoolteacher.
Mr. and Mrs. Rice are graduates of Eastern Kentucky University and enjoy traveling, fishing, boating, tennis and University of Kentucky basketball and football.
They have two children, Tiffany Rice Gossett and husband Mike and Jason C. Rice and wife Stacey, and four grandchildren, Alex Gossett, May Gossett, Chris Rice and Matthew Rice.