Grant and Jeanette (Jay) Helms celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They were united in marriage on Sept. 2, 1961, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Tiltonsville with the Rev. Fr. Connie Superfisky officiating. On Sept. 3, 2011, they renewed their vows at St. Lucy's Catholic Church in Yorkville with Msgr. Gene Mullet officiating. Their grandchildren were altar servers.