Originally Published: July 17, 2009 10:29 p.m.
Jim and Dottie Blackman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27, 2009. They were married in Concord, Calif., in 1959. They have two children, Marci and Mark, and two grandchildren, Travis and Brandon, with the oldest grandson, Travis, serving in the Army. They celebrated with family and friends at their home in Prescott.