Oct. 5, 2008 Anniversaries

Carter

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.