• Wood, Cox plan May 28 nuptials

    Scott and Myra Wood of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Scott Wood, to Casey Allen Cox, son of Melvin and Sharon Gage of Cord and Tim Cox of Southside.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Stanley and Mary Jeanette Wood of Batesville and Karen Looney of Jackson, Tenn., and the late Jim Looney.

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  • Coe, Breshears plan to unite in marriage

    Randall and Roxanne Coe of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Coe, to Tyler Breshears, son of Preston and Tabitha Breshears of Batesville and Marina Garner of South Carolina.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lila Faye and Thomas Lee Coe Jr. of Batesville, Gwen McGaughey of Sulphur Rock and Tom James of Hillsboro, Mo.
    She is a 2008 graduate of Batesville High School. She will graduate Monday with an associate degree in science from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

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  • Martin, Fennell set nuptials for June 10

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Ronnie Martin, Kerry Little and Robert and Sherry Beel, all of Pleasant Plains, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Meagan Jewell Martin, to Shannon Joseph Fennell, son of Gayle Brackett of Pleasant Plains.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Velma Baker and the late Charles Wood, Patsy Martin and the late Zedd Martin and R.L. and Jane Beel, all of Pleasant Plains.

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  • Crofts celebrating 25th wedding aniversary

    Dan and Sherry Croft of Batesville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the home of Jessie and Cleta Hubbard, located at 47 Bufford St. in Desha.
    Sherry Hubbard and Dan Croft were married April 30, 1986, in the home of the bride’s parents with Jim Kemp officiating.
    They have three children, Courtney Croft, Nicholas Croft and Sidney Croft, all of Batesville.
    Mr. Croft is employed by Peco Foods. Mrs. Croft is a teacher’s aide in Batesville School District.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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  • DeGoyler, Sweetin unite in marriage

    Pamela Michelle DeGolyer and Bradley Wade Sweetin were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony March 26 at West Baptist Church in Batesville.
    William A. Cash, grandfather of the bride, officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Robert and Janice Benton of Batesville and Jim and Carolyn DeGolyer of Conway and the granddaughter of William and Patty Cash of Batesville.
    The groom is the son of Wade and Pam Sweetin of Tichnor and the grandson of Donald and Edith Sweetin of Tichnor.

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  • Rees, Welsh to wed

    SOUTHSIDE — Michael and Deborah Rees of Southside have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ambur Rees, to Donald Welsh, son of Donald and Diane Welsh of West Palm Beach, Fla.
    The bride-elect is a 1999 Southside High School graduate and a 2003 graduate of Missouri State University with a bachelor of science in biology.
    She is a canine handler for the Department of Homeland Security.
    The prospective groom is a 2001 graduate of Royal Palm Beach High School.

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  • Crofts to celebrate silver anniversary

    Dan and Sherry Croft of Batesville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the home of Jessie and Cleta Hubbard, located at 47 Bufford St. in Desha.
    Sherry Hubbard and Dan Croft were married April 30, 1986, in the home of the bride’s parents with Jim Kemp officiating.
    They have three children, Courtney Croft, Nicholas Croft and Sidney Croft, all of Batesville.
    Mr. Croft is employed by Peco Foods. Mrs. Croft is a teacher’s aide in Batesville School District.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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  • Rileys celebrate 50 years

    CUSHMAN — Don and Bobbie Riley of Cushman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 2 p.m. April 30 at Bethesda Community Center.
    Bobbie McCance and Don Riley were married April 28, 1961, at the Garrott House on Main Street in Batesville with the Rev. E.P.J. Garrott officiating.
    Mr. Riley is retired from GenCorp and is employed by Cushman Water System. He enjoys fishing. Mrs. Riley is a homemaker. She enjoys being with her friends at Chinquapin Church of Christ. They both enjoy being with their family and watching their grandchildren play ball.

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  • Davis, Terrell wed

    Meredith Lynn Davis and Matthew Ross Terrell were united in marriage March 5 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Batesville.
    The Rev. Phillip Reaves officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Travis and Debbie Davis of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Rodney and Becky Moore of Batesville and the late Raymond Terrell of Bethesda.
    Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory lace trumpet gown with a silk champagne underlay. She carried a lilac stem bouquet.
    The groom wore a black tuxedo with a champagne vest and tie and a lilac boutonniere.

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  • Jackson, McNutt to exchange vows

    Venita Jackson of Batesville has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Jamie Jackson, to Luke McNutt, son of Paul and Judy Kane of Batesville and Ed and Susan McNutt of Mountain Home. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Jimmy L. Jackson.
    She is the granddaughter of Juanita Jackson of Batesville and the late Fred Lee Jackson and Syble Perkey of Cave City and the late Olen Perkey.
    She is a graduate of Cord-Charlotte High School and is employed by Cedar Ridge Preschool and Italian Grill.

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  • Morrisons celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

    Floyd and Kay Morrison celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday with their children and grandchildren.
    Kay West and Floyd Morrison were married April 16, 1971, at the home of James and Lockie McCoy. The Rev. E.E. Bone officiated.
    Mr. Morrison retired from Entergy. Mrs. Morrison retired from Cedar Ridge School District.

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  • Bechdoldts to mark golden anniversary

    PANGBURN — Jim and Anne Bechdoldt of Pangburn, formerly of Batesville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Wagon Circle RV Park, located at 4009 Libby Route in Pangburn.
    Anne Taylor and James Bechdoldt were married April 28, 1961, at Kensett Baptist Church with the Rev. Curtis Bryant officiating.

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