• Bolins to mark anniversary

    Bobby and Mary Bolin of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.
    Mary Stephens and Bobby Bolin were married April 16, 1960, at Desha United Methodist Church with the Rev. Berneill Stephens officiating.
    Mr. Bolin is retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.
    They have four children, Randy Bolin, Todd Bolin, Milinda Collins and Scott Bolin, all of Batesville.

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  • Richey, Matthews to wed

    POWHATAN — Alan and Debbie Richey of Powhatan announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lana Bera’ Richey, to Brody Jacob Matthews, son of Karen Hobba of New Orleans and Tony Matthews of Smithville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late E.L. and Durene Cureton of Calamine and Loyd and Catherine Richey of Powhatan.

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  • Smiths to celebrate golden anniversary

    MELBOURNE — Albert and Rosie Smith will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with a lunch and fellowship from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Melbourne City Hall, 114 W. Court St.
    On April 17, 1960, Rosie K. Mayo of Crosby, Texas and Albert E. Smith were married in Dallas. In February 1962, they moved to Newburg from Bay City, Texas. After working for a while as the foreman on a Brahman cattle ranch, Albert became the owner of Newburg Equipment Co. Inc. in Melbourne. They also attend Calico Rock Mennonite Fellowship.

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  • Cagle, Qualls to wed

    Dan and Cathi Cagle of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melody Cagle, to Jonathon “Bo” Qualls, son of Robert and Alesia Qualls of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Georgia Brent of Batesville.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School. She is pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing at Arkansas State University and plans to graduate in May 2011.

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  • Wilroy, Taylor plan Las Vegas nuptials

    Robert and Betty Wilroy of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brooklyn Leigh Wilroy, to Jason Kenneth Taylor, son of Steve and Sandy Taylor.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Loyd and Veaner Brewer of Onia and the late William and Evelyn Wilroy of San Diego.
    She is a 1999 graduate of Batesville High School, a 2003 graduate of Lyon College and a 2006 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a doctorate in physical therapy. She is employed as a physical therapist for Incite Rehabilitation.

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  • Couple to celebrate 65th anniversary

    SIDNEY — The Rev. Noble R. and Virginia Wiles of Sidney will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant.
    Virginia Ann Dover and Noble R. Wiles were married April 11, 1945, near Bonetown in Izard County by Justice of the Peace C.R. “Lum” Lawhon.

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  • Couple to celebrate golden anniverary

    Jim and Jackie Herrington of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Gospel Fellowship Church, located at 1060 Newport Road in Batesville.
    A light lunch will be served.
    Jackie McKenzie and Jim Herrington were married April 2, 1960, in Foxworth, Miss. B. Williams officiated.
    They are both retired.

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  • Stallings, Cooke plan ceremony for June 19

    Mr. and Mrs. Davey Stallings of Batesville have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Stallings, to Samuel Cooke, son of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel D. Cook of Batesville and the late Brenda Haas.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles Pharr of Cabot, the late Vauncille Hogue, Jo Stallings of Claremore, Okla., and the late Roy Stallings.
    She graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with a degree in dental hygiene. She is employed as a dental hygienist at Dr. D.J. Dailey’s office in west Little Rock.

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  • Gillmore, White to wed on Drasco golf course

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Linnie Gillmore and Brian and Deborah Person, all of Batesville, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Gayla Gillmore, to Brody White, son of Jim Bob and Rhonda White of Mountain View.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ruby Gillmore of Batesville.
    She is a 2002 graduate of Sulphur Rock High School and is employed at the Mountain View Telephone Company.
    The prospective groom is the son of Donald and Gearldee Dodd of Fox and Tony Joe and Leann White of Franklin, Tenn.

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  • Wests mark anniversary

    Bill and Muriel West will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today.
    The couple was married on March 31, 1945 in Batesville.

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  • Wilson, Meurer set nuptials for April 3

    ALMA — James Keith and Sherry Wilson of Alma have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Christina Leigh Wilson, to Douglas Reed Meurer, son of Paul and Virginia Meurer of Osceola.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sheilda Wilson of Cave City and the late James L. Wilson and Willene Musick of Nelsonville and the late Homer Seat. She is the great-granddaughter of Elline Davis of Cave City.

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  • Hayes, Holman wed; reception is Saturday

    EUREKA SPRINGS — Lauren Hayes and Justin Holman were united in marriage Saturday at the Ridge Top Resort and Chapel of the Angels in Eureka Springs.
    Mike Mercer officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Pat and Darla Hayes of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Dean and Candi Holman of Sulphur Rock and Kim Stair of Conway.
    The ceremony took place in a log cabin chapel in the woods with a view of the mountains.
    During the lighting of the unity candle, a recording of “When You Got a Good Thing” by Lady Antebellum was played.

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