George and Amber Oakes of Beatrice are celebrating 25 years of marriage. They were married on Dec. 18, 1992. Their children are Vanessa Smith and husband, Ryan, and Alyssa Oakes. Grandchildren are Aubrey and Jaylin Smith, and one more on the way. Cards of congratulations can be sent to 340 N. 25th, Beatrice, NE 68310.