NEWPORT — Randall and Sha Rudd of Newport have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hailey Nicole Rudd, to James Austin Little, son of Bill Little of Sulphur Rock and Judy Johnson of Cave City.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles and Louise Vaughn of Amagon and Peggy Rudd of Newport and the late Lester Rudd.
She is a 2007 graduate of Newport High School. She is attending the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and has applied for the licensed practical nursing program to begin in August.
Jerry Dale Hoofman and Linda Johnson-Hoofman, formerly of Batesville, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Assembly of God in Searcy.
The couple was united in marriage on May 3, 1959. They are both retired and enjoy traveling with their pet Peekapoo, Ouray, named after their favorite destination in Colorado. They now reside in Searcy and are members of the First Assembly of God, where Linda sings in the choir.
CUSHMAN — Wesley Kinion and Sharon Kinion, both of Cushman, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Elaine Kinion, to James Leroy Frock Jr., son of Jim Frock and Jeanette Frock, both of DeWitt, Mo.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Veleta Fern Carey and Ervin and Roberta Kinion, all of Cushman, and J.C. and Veda Fay Caraway of Sidney.
She is a 2003 graduate of Cushman High School and studied studio art at Lyon College. She is a freelance artist and a homemaker.
FAYETTEVILLE — Mike and May Wheeler of Fayetteville, formerly of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alicia Wheeler, to Mason Lloyd, son of Efton and Leta Lloyd of Rogers.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sue Wheeler of Desha and the late Jim Wheeler and the late Warner and Clara Emmons of Dermott.
She received a bachelor of science in organizational management from John Brown University.
She is employed in multi-family marketing and as a sales representative for Cox Communications in Bentonville.
POCAHONTAS — Tammie and Gerald Baltz and Greg DeLoach, all of Pocahontas, have announced the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Amanda Suzanne DeLoach, to Jameson Andrew Carter, son of Sadie Carter of Hot Springs and Candi and James E. Carter of O’Kean.
LITTLE ROCK — Scott and Tammy Necessary of Little Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Shannon Alece Necessary, to Derrick Hayes Richardson, son of Lorin and Sandie Richardson of Batesville.
The bride-elect is a 2005 Bryant High School graduate and received a cosmetology license from Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock.
The prospective groom is a 2003 Midland High School graduate and received a degree in automobile detailing from a Searcy technical college in 2005.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — James and Betty Daniel, formerly of Batesville, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering April 28 in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Elizabeth Macalee Simpson and James Daniel were married in a private ceremony April 28, 1944, in Pontiac, Mich.
Tiffany Amber Harrison and Joshua L. Dickey have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harrison of Jonesboro.
The prospective groom is the son of Becky Dickey of Batesville and Darrell Dickey of Cord.
The couple will exchange vows in a private ceremony at 6:30 p.m. May 30 at the Terry House Mansion in downtown Little Rock.
Invitations will be mailed.
MONT BELVIEU, Texas — Jerry and Judy LeBouf of Mont Belvieu, Texas, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Malena Esther LeBouf, to Charles William Rikard, son of William and Teresa Rikard of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lee and Marian LeBouf and Howard Isom and the late Edith Isom, all of Baytown, Texas.
MAGNESS — David and Leigh Ann Chronister of Magness have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyson Chronister, to Chad Ward, son of Richard and Laura Ward of Newark.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John and Marlene Chronister of Newport, the late Thad Franks of Oil Trough and the late Peggy Franks of Batesville.
She is a 2004 graduate of Newark High School. She is employed at Swan Kennels in Columbus, Miss.