Colon and Betty Richard Sain of Vale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 16. They were married by the Rev. Gordon Shrum at Bethel Baptist Church Parsonage in Lincolnton on March 16, 1957. They held an anniversary celebration at the Reeps Grove Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on March 18. Their children are Chris Sain and wife Elizabeth of Summit, Mo. and Keith Sain and wife Brenda of Hickory. Their grandchildren are Rachel Sain of Hickory and Jacob and Chloe Sain of Summit, Mo. The anniversary reception was hosted by their sons and daughters-in-law and nieces Johnnie Richard Beam, Debra Richard Logan, Phyllis Richard Tallent and Tammy Richard Johnson. Honored guests of the Sains were the Rev. Gordon Shrum and his wife Lorene.