• English, Martin to wed

    POCAHONTAS — Debbra English-Decker of Pocahontas has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Tiffany Lynn English, to David Wayne Martin Jr., son of David and Linda Martin of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jack and Sue English of Pocahontas.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Pauline Martin of Batesville.
    The couple will exchange vows in a private ceremony at 1 p.m. April 23 at Panama City Beach, Fla.

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  • Lockaby, Miley set to solemnize vows

    Dave and Julie Lockaby of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brianna Lockaby, to Gunter Miley, son of Gary and Deana Miley of Charlotte.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Phil and Rosina Lockaby of Batesville and Willa Mae Shelley of Colcord, Okla., and the late J.D. Shelley.
    She is a 2005 graduate of Batesville High School and a 2009 graduate of Lyon College with a bachelor of arts in history. She is employed by Batesville School District.

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  • Sullivans to celebrate golden anniversary

    NEWPORT — W.F. and June Sullivan of Newport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Oil Trough Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
    June Sharp and W.F. Sullivan were married April 7, 1961, at Oil Trough Methodist Church with the Rev. George Roberts officiating.
    Mr. Sullivan is a retired farmer. Mrs. Sullivan is retired from Rob’s Interior Decoration.
    They have two sons, Daniel Sullivan of Newport and the late Douglas Sullivan; and a granddaughter, Brooklyn Sullivan.

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  • Hunter, Simpson to wed

    Anthony and Elaine Hunter of Batesville and Clayton and Lana Cruthis of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Deana Marie Hunter, to Curtis Dillion Simpson, son of Jeff Clinton and Nancy Huskey, both of Cave City.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John and Paula Hartline of Batesville.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Bonnie and Donnie Huskey.
    The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. April 9 at Batesville Country Club.
    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

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  • Hooper, Jones to wed

    J.D. and Annette Hooper of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Hooper, to Steven Ted Jones, son of Gloria S. Jones of Helena and Steve and Dina Jones of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Tom and Lona Williams of Mountain View.
    She is a 2004 Batesville Christian School graduate and a 2009 graduate of Champion Baptist College in Hot Springs.
    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Central High School in Helena. He is a lineman for Ind Co Cable Company.

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  • Pendergrasses to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Royce and Alice Pendergrass will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday.
    Alice Wigginton and Royce Pendergrass were married April 3, 1961, at Geyer Springs Church of Christ in Little Rock with Charlie Davis officiating.

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  • Hatlers to celebrate 60th anniversary

    SAFFELL — Jerry and Cora Hatler of Saffell will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cord Senior Citizens Community Center.
    Cora Morse and Jerry Hatler were married April 7, 1951, in Milwaukee.
    They have four children, Dennis Hatler and his wife, Joan, of Pekin, Ill., Charlotte Campbell and her fiancé, John Coven, of Joppa, Ala., Connie Henderson and her husband, Bill, of Diaz and Debbie Peterson and her husband, Dave, of Andover, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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  • Galloway, Johnston to solemnize vows

    Shawn Galloway of Floral and Wendy Jones of Pleasant Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Cari Ann Galloway, to David Martin Johnston, son of David and Denise Johnston of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Marilyn Galloway and the late Donald Galloway of Dinuba, Calif. and Archie and Joy Berry of Pleasant Plains.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Midland High School and is employed by Verizon Wireless in Batesville.

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  • White, Doffin to wed

    Tom and Amanda White of Batesville and Dustin and Shaun Dickey of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacy Nicole White, to Timothy Dallas Doffin, son of Lottie Doffin of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Donald and Janice Standridge of Casa, Kaye Holland of Batesville and the late Leo and Erma White.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Derlene Doffin of Batesville and the late Dallas Doffin.
    They are both 2010 graduates of Southside High School.

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  • Burleigh, Mason plan nuptials for Saturday

    Brenda Poff-Ackerson of Batesville has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Rebecca Ann Burleigh, to Billy Joe Mason, son of Billy and Nikki Mason and Iris and Bill Veino, all of Batesville. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Barry Cummings.
    She is the granddaughter of Varna Poff of Jamestown and the late Haskell Poff.
    She is a 2001 graduate of Batesville High School and a 2007 graduate of Guelph University in Ontario, Canada. She is employed at Hughes, Welch and Milligan, Ltd.

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  • Bishop, Duarte set to solemnize vows

    Tracey and Bridget Bishop of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Winter Eve Bishop, to James Samual Duarte, son of Dave Hood of Sulphur Rock and Fran Duarte of Colo, Iowa.
    The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Southside High School and is attending the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. She is employed at GameStop.
    The prospective groom is a 2010 graduate of Southside High School and is attending UACCB. He is employed at Advance Auto Parts.

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  • Palmieri, Hollowell to solemnize vows

    Charles and Judy Palmieri of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Palmieri, to Ruben Hollowell, son of Richard Boren Jr. of Forrest City and Vicki Hollowell of Floral.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Benny Kinion of Batesville and the late Tina Kinion and the late Paulette Palmieri of Sulphur Rock.
    She is a 2009 graduate of Cushman High School and is employed by White River Health Systems in Batesville.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Catherine Hollowell of Floral.

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