Danville couple celebrates 58 years of love and adventure
In a heartwarming celebration of enduring love and a life filled with adventures, Betty and Dale Boyd of the Danville area marked a remarkable milestone this week – their 58th wedding anniversary. Amidst the laughter and shared memories, the couple’s journey through the years is a testament to the strength of their bond and the blessings they’ve received along the way.
Betty, who currently battles a sore throat, cough, and a barely audible whisper, humorously shared that her husband Dale jokingly claimed he had finally managed to make her quiet. However, beneath her playful banter lies a deep affection for Dale, forged during challenging times when he served in Vietnam. Betty expressed her gratitude to the Lord for bringing him home safe and confessed that she couldn’t imagine her life without him.
The Boyds extended their heartfelt thanks to all those who showered them with sweet anniversary wishes, emphasizing the profound meaning these gestures held for them. Betty reflected on their journey, saying that despite the trials life had thrown their way, they had been blessed with far more joys than hardships.
Their adventurous spirits have taken them to various corners of the world. During their children’s early years, they found joy in camping in a humble tent. The hiking enthusiasts conquered the trails leading to the majestic Mt. LeConte on five different occasions, accompanied by friends who shared their passion for the great outdoors. Their travels also include memorable cruises with cherished family and friends.
Their happiness is amplified by the presence of their large and loving family, a dream Betty had nurtured since her youth. She had prayed for a big family, and the Lord answered her prayers abundantly. The Boyds cherish their church family, friends, and neighbors, emphasizing the kindness and love they’ve received from their community over the years.
As they look back on their journey, the couple finds solace in the Bible verse, “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1), which has guided them through life’s ups and downs.
Pop-tab wars at Danville school
The students at Danville Neel Elementary School are engaging in “POP TAB WARS,” a friendly competition between grade levels to see who can collect the most pop tabs each month. The winning grade for September will enjoy a hat day and a school spirit banner for their hallway. Additionally, a Spirit Day Pep Rally is scheduled for Sept. 14 at 1:45 p.m. to honor student athletes, where kids are encouraged to wear their sports jerseys, and all students can display their school colors.
Have Coffee with the mayor
The Town of Falkville invites the public to “Coffee with the Mayor” Sept. 21 from 8:30- 9:30 a.m. at the Falkville Municipal Building. This marks the 6th annual event, offering an opportunity for networking, a delicious breakfast, and updates from the mayor. No RSVP or cost is required, and all are welcome to attend.