Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hardwick, Russellville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children. Bill Hardwick and Linda Brown were married October 17, 1970, at Faith Lutheran Church, Kirksville. Pastor Mark Appold officiated. They were attended by Brad Selby, Kirksville, and Susan Aldridge, Mesa, Ariz. Mr. and Mrs. Hardwick have two children: Kelly Hardwick and his wife Vanessa, Flower Mound, Texas; and Eric Hardwick and his wife Stacy, Wardsville. They also have three grandchildren: Nathan Hardwick, Cameron Hardwick, and Aubrey Hardwick.