Paul C. and Anita Lawrence celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married on August 1, 1986 in Brevard, N.C.
Paul, (Buddy) is the son of the late Paul and Jane Lawrence of Rogers, Ark. A retired USFS employee, he now owns and operates the Green & Clean Laundromat in Franklin.
Anita is the daughter of Janie Clemmer and the late Bill Hogsed. She is in her 17th year of teaching school in St. Paul, Ark.
The couple have three children, Brody Long of Bella Vista, Ark., Dustin Long of Rogers, Ark., and Natalie Stone of Eureka Springs, Ark.
They have also been blessed with six grandchildren, Zandalee, Guya, Ari, Penelope, Mary Jane and Zack.