February 14, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bridges celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary by taking a cruise to the Eastern Caribbean.
Sharon Higgins and Tom Bridges were married Jan. 18, 1986, by the Rev. Doug Damron.
Mr. Bridges is a retired truck driver and works part-time at Butch Twenter Farms.
Mrs. Bridges drives a school bus for First Student that delivers children to E.W. Thompson State School.
They have seven children, Bob Staats, of Eau Claire, Wis., Brian Staats, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Laurel Lewark, of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Melody Freeman, Diane Lay and Dannielle Bridges, all of Olathe, Kan., and T.J. Bridges, of Sedalia; 24 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.