• Baker, Weaver solemnize vows

    Andrea Lee Baker and Jeremy Chris Weaver were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony March 19 at First Presbyterian Church in Batesville. The Rev. Leslie Roper officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Dr. J.R. and Wanette Baker of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Jerry and Joyce Weaver of Charlotte.
    The doors of the sanctuary were adorned with large wreaths of fresh flowers, including gerbera daisies, tulips, lilies and hydrangeas in an array of bright colors. The chancel shelf featured branches of forsythia, red tulips and floating candles.

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  • Wilson, Vick to wed

    CAVE CITY — Roger and Jackie Wilson of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rose Ann Wilson to Christopher James Vick, son of Randy and Sherry Vick of Newark.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leonard and Billie Wilson of Fred, Texas and Willie and Gladys Wilson of Vidor, Texas.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Alford Vick of Memphis, Vona and Jim Birdshaw of Little Rock and Gene and James Hutchinson of Newark.

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  • Qualls, Barr to wed

    CAVE CITY — Mike Reed, Mary Reed and Joey and Rachell Qualls, all of Cave City, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Dawn Qualls, to Justin Timothy Barr, son of Johnny and Sandra Barr of Cave City.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Geneva Broadwater of Cave City, Bernell Cole of Sidney, Donna Goddard, J.W. Qualls and Opal Defreece, all of Batesville, and Ina Reed of Concord.

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  • Ranews celebrate golden anniversary

    CAVE CITY — Ed and Joyce Ranew of Cave City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception April 20 at White Drive Baptist Church.
    Joyce Marilyn Burns and Eddie Wright Ranew were married April 20, 1961, at Evangel Temple in Miami.

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  • 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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