ORIGINAL: Judge Thomas Bedell will officiate a mass wedding ceremony on Valentine's Day in his courtroom at the Harrison County Courthouse.
This is the 12th year that Bedell will serve as the "love judge."
At noon on Friday any couple wishing to get married can participate in the mass ceremony just by bringing their marriage license.
Judge Bedell said he tries to make the ceremony special for all the couples.
"We have cake and each bride receives a rose. We have punch, balloons, decorations, and we try to make it fun for everybody. If anyone would like an individual wedding all you have to do is call my office and make an appointment ahead of time," said Judge Bedell.
Judge Bedell dedicates his whole day to just weddings on Valentines Day.
If you are interested in an individual wedding call Bedell's office at 304-624-8630.