• Cari Galloway, Martin Johnston pledge vows

    Cari Ann Galloway and David Martin Johnston were united in marriage April 16 at Central Avenue United Methodist Church, where the groom’s parents were married 29 years ago. Jerry Duncan performed the double-ring ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Wendy Jones of Pleasant Plains and Shawn Galloway of Floral. The groom’s parents are David and Denise Johnston of Batesville.

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  • Tripp, Hess to wed

    Frank Tripp and Debbie Tripp, both of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Tripp, to Dallas Hess, son of Keith and Patty Duncan and David Hess, all of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Dorothea Darby of Bartlett, Tenn., Albert and Kay Crain of Cordova, Tenn., David and Ellen Bryant of Naples, Fla., and the late Howard and Tommie Tripp of Batesville.
    She is a graduate of Southside High School.

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  • English, Martin wed

    Tiffany English and Dave Martin were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony April 23 on the beach in Panama City, Fla. Troy Sharp officiated. The bride is the daughter of Debbra English of Pocahontas. The groom’s parents are David and Linda Martin of Batesville. The bride wore a white halter A-line dress with beaded embellishments from the bust down to the train. The groom wore a black suit jacket and pants with a white shirt and hot pink tie and vest. Bridesmaid was Sarah Lowtharp of Pocahontas. She wore a hot pink, one-shoulder, flowing, knee-length dress.

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  • Watson, Moore plan to unite in marriage

    Danny and Denise Watson of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Watson, to Richard Moore, son of Katrina Moore of Greenbrier.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise Doyle and the late Junior Doyle and Carrie Watson and the late Paul Watson, all of Cave City.
    She is a 2005 graduate of Southside High School and received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education in 2010 from the University of Central Arkansas. She is employed by Southside School District.

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  • English, Martin wed

    Tiffany English and Dave Martin were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony April 23 on the beach in Panama City, Fla. Troy Sharp officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Debbra English of Pocahontas. The groom’s parents are David and Linda Martin of Batesville.
    The bride wore a white halter A-line dress with beaded embellishments from the bust down to the train.
    The groom wore a black suit jacket and pants with a white shirt and hot pink tie and vest.

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  • Couple to mark anniversary

    CAVE CITY — Dale and Nina Mobley will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at their home on Highway 167 just outside Cave City.
    Nina J. Andrews and Garland Dale Mobley Sr. were married June 25, 1951, at Evening Shade.
    They have three children, Jackie Hunter and her husband, Max, the late Garland Mobley Jr. and his wife, Jamie, and Wendy Johnson and her husband, Grey; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    The couple requests no gifts.

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  • Dunehew, Wood to wed

    Carol Dunehew and Harry Wood have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Myrl Smith of Cullman, Ala. She is a licensed practical nurse at the office of Dr. Marcus O’Brien.
    The prospective groom is the son of the late Asa and Ella Wood of Spring Mill. He is a park attendant at the city of Newark and a bus driver for Batesville School District.
    The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Saturday at their home, 18A Griffin Road in Batesville. A reception will follow.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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  • Aldrich, Neill slate nuptials for June 25

    Keith and Nina Provence of Batesville and Darryl and Becky Aldrich of Arizona have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Aldrich, to Peyton Neill, son of Hank and Tracy Neill of Ben Wheeler, Texas.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roy and Freda Provence and Irene Branscum, all of Batesville, and Adrianne Aldrich of Arizona.
    She is a 2010 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She is a reporter at KETK Television in Tyler, Texas.

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  • Smith, Cooper plan to unite in marriage

    SEARCY — Sara Dyan Smith of Searcy and Corey Ryan Cooper of Drasco announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    The couple will wed at 6:30 p.m. June 25 at Temple Baptist Church in Searcy. A reception will follow at the Robbin Sanford Grand Hall.

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  • Richardsons mark 69th

    DESHA — Thurman and Bertha Mae Richardson of Desha will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary Saturday.
    Bertha Mae Dunehew and Thurman Richardson were married June 18, 1942, at her parents’ home. The Rev. J.W. Pollard of Newark officiated.
    Mr. Richardson is retired from GenCorp and has driven for White River Area Agency on Aging. Mrs. Richardson is retired from ConAgra Frozen Foods and also worked as a cook at Batesville High School.

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  • Gipson, Ade announce plans to exchange vows

    CORD — Denny and Pam Gipson of Cord have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Gipson, to Josh Ade, son of Greg and Pam Ade of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Delbert and Mae Kennedy of Cord and the late Guy and Guynell Gipson of Newark.

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  • Couple celebrates 55th

    MELBOURNE — Thurman and Minnie Crotts of Melbourne will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering.
    Minnie Harmon and Thurman Crotts were married June 16, 1956, in Monticello, Ill.
    Mr. Crotts is retired from McDonnell Douglas. Mrs. Crotts is a homemaker.
    They have two children, Debra Blankenship and her husband, Allen, of Batesville and Vickey Gillihan and her husband, Roger, of Melbourne; and four grandchildren, Chris, Cynthia and Chad of Batesville and Tyler Koestner of Melbourne.

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