Oct. 5, 2008 Anniversaries


Alva and Mary Helen Carter of Portales celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 4, 2008.

The couple was married on Oct. 4, 1958, in Portales.

He is a retired Portales High School administrator and serves as a regent at Eastern New Mexico University.

She is a retired Portales Schools teacher.

They have two children and four grandchildren.