We've all heard of flowers and candy on Valentines Day, but some couples decided to take the romance to the next level and get married.
Lubbock Justices of the Peace had a busy Valentines Day marrying many local couples.
"He proposed to me here at this park several years ago and so I thought it would be the perfect location for our wedding," said Linda Schonfielder.
Linda and Bill Schonfielder say this wedding is a sign things are going in a positive direction after Linda was recently laid off from the Cargill Meat Plan in Plainview after 29 years.
"We said a heart felt prayer about 5 weeks ago, she lost her job at Cargill, and then one thing happens after another and now we're getting married, we've got land we got a house and Valentines Day was a perfect day to do it," said the groom, Bill.
At the courthouse, John and Yolanda Masucci decided to tie the knot for their soon to be adopted son Giovanni.
"He is really what pushed us to do this. We have always considered mom and dad and family but now it is official for him. We are doing it for him," said Masucci.
Linda Schonfielder says she plans to go back to school to pursue a career in nursing. They say they're excited to start their future as a married couple.
"New opportunities all the way around, a fresh start it's going to be really great," said Schonfielder.These couples say it should be an easy anniversary for them to remember.