• Ives, Bonnar plan to exchange vows

    Kim Dunlap and James Ives, both of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Ives, to Matthew Bonnar, son of Beth Kaczmarski of Londonderry, N.H., and Paul Benoit of Goffstown, N.H.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wanda Butler, the late Virgil Butler Jr. and the late Joan and J.L. Ives, all of Batesville.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonnar of Londonderry and Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Benoit of Goffstown.

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  • Hamm, Petz slate nuptials

    Shyla Lynn Hamm and Ronny Eugene Petz II will unite in marriage at 3 p.m. Sunday at Church of God of Prophecy, 50 Boyd Road in Desha.

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  • Johnson, Jones plan nuptials for Dec. 31

    SAFFELL — Scotty and Linda Johnson of Saffell have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Johnson, to Jared Jones, son of Allen and Rhonda Jones of Poughkeepsie.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jim and Helen Oliver of Lynn and Wayne and Lana Johnson of Saffell. She is a 2005 graduate of Hillcrest High School and is a junior at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., where she is pursuing a degree in dental hygiene.

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  • Couple to mark anniversary

    Daniel L. and Ramona V. Shaffer of Batesville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday.
    Ramona Vivian Lindley and Daniel L. Shaffer were married Dec. 9, 1945 in Covington, Ind.
    Mr. Shaffer worked as an industrial electrician for General Motors. Mrs. Shaffer is a homemaker.
    They have a son, Daniel W. Shaffer of Indianapolis; a daughter, Donna M. Edwards of Danville, Ill.; four grandsons; and two great-grandsons.
    A reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Faith-Hopewell Presbyterian Cumberland Church to honor the couple.

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  • Cross, Turner to wed

    Together with their families, Courtney Cross of Batesville and Matthew Turner of Floral have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-elect is a graduate of Batesville High School.
    The prospective groom is a graduate of Midland High School.
    The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at Banner Faith Full Gospel Church in Concord.
    A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

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  • Johnsons mark anniversary

    John and Karla Johnson are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary today.
    Karla M. Measels and John P. Johnson were married Dec. 6, 1980, at 20th Street Baptist Church in Batesville.
    Mr. Johnson is employed by FutureFuel in Batesville. Mrs. Johnson is employed by Batesville School District in the special programs office.
    They have three children, Kara Baxter and her husband, Jeffrey, and Johnathan Johnson and his wife, Jenny, all of Batesville, and Jeramy Johnson of Baltimore.

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  • Rogers, Whitener to exchange vows

    Andy and Tamie Rogers of Magnolia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Renea Rogers, to Jeffery Brian Whitener, son of Dennis and Jeannie Whitener of Batesville.

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  • Dossey, Wells are united in marriage

    Megan Lynn Dossey and Jonathan Stuart Wells were united in marriage on Oct. 9 at the John T. Wilmeth Chapel of Peace in De Queen. John Lindsey officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Roger and Carylin Dossey of De Queen. The groom’s parents are Steve and Karen Wells of Batesville.

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  • Cunningham, Lovins to unite in marriage

    ASH FLAT — Robert and Rose Cunningham of Ash Flat have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Gina Cunningham, to Gene Lovins, son of Bonnie Lovins of Evening Shade and the late John Lovins.
    The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Powell’s Chapel United Methodist Church near Poughkeepsie.
    A reception will follow at the couple’s home in Evening Shade.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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  • Case, Walden plan to exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Steve Case of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, McKinley Case, to James Walden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Walden of Sulphur Rock.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert Terrell of Batesville and the late June Terrell and Houston Case of Brookhaven, Miss., and the late Thelma Case.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a bachelor of science. She is a student in the Physical Therapy School at the University of Central Arkansas.

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  • Couple to celebrate 50th

    MELBOURNE — Delmas and Betty Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Peabody in Little Rock.
    Betty Brooks and Delmas Johnson were married Nov. 26, 1960, in Rosie.
    They have two sons, Blane Johnson and his wife, Suzzette, of Brockwell and the late Kevin Johnson and his wife, Tammy, of Melbourne; seven grandchildren, Lacy Weston and her husband, Anthony, of Little Rock, Ryan Killian of Memphis, Jill Johnson and Caleb Johnson, both of Melbourne, Keaton Johnson of Conway and Avery Johnson and Emily Johnson, both of Brockwell.

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  • Barrs will celebrate golden anniversary

    CAVE CITY — Bobby and Patsy Barr of Cave City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a brunch from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Baptist Church in Cave City.
    Patsy Graham and Bobby Barr were married Nov. 27, 1960, at Richwoods Church in Walnut Ridge. Oscar Davis officiated.
    Mr. Barr is retired from GenCorp. Mrs. Barr is a homemaker.

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