• Woodard, Hoggard to solemnize vows

    HERMITAGE — Russell and Debbie Woodard of Hermitage have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Corrine Woodard, to Andrew Wilson Hoggard, son of James and Althea Hoggard of Cave City.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Madge Reynolds of Hermitage and the late Jerrell Reynolds and the late William and Velvia Woodard of Warren.
    She is a 2003 graduate of Hermitage High School and a 2009 graduate of South Arkansas University with a degree in radiology. She is employed by South Arkansas Medical Associates in El Dorado.

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  • Smith, Sexton plan to marry March 20

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Smith of Searcy announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Ashley Smith, to Phillip Bryan Sexton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Sexton of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Delle Hennessy of Little Rock and Bearden. She holds a bachelor of science in early childhood education and a master of education as a reading specialist from Harding University. She is currently a fourth-grade teacher at Joe Mathias Elementary in Rogers.

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  • Farrar, Barber are united in double-ring ceremony

    JUDSONIA — Kristen Diane Farrar and Steven Dale Barber were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Judsonia Church of Christ.
    John Kachelman Jr. officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Bud and Carol Farrar of Lillie, La., and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hilburn of Greenbrier and the late Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow W. Farrar.
    The groom is the son of Robert and Dana Barber of Floral and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Barber and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Knabe, all of Floral.

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  • Walkers mark anniversary

    Bobby and Diane Walker are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today.
    They were married Feb. 15, 1960, in Newark Baptist Church parsonage by the Rev. Gerald Mitchell.
    They have two children.

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  • Robey, Elumbaugh to solemnize vows

    Andy and Jennifer Robey of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, C.J. Robey, to Rusty Elumbaugh, son of Rick and Margaret Elumbaugh and Dave and Debbie King, all of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sandra Robey of Batesville and the late Jim Robey and Ed Bates of Myron and the late Jo Bates. She is the great-granddaughter of Cleffie Bates of Myron.

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  • Snyder, Richardson solemnize vows

    CAVE CITY — Bethany Nicole Snyder and Eric Merl Richardson were united in marriage in a double ring candlelight ceremony on Jan. 1 at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.
    Nathan Rogers officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny and Penny Snyder of Cave City. She is the granddaughter of Margie Snyder and the late Barney Snyder and O.C. Mullen and the late Jo Mullen of Cave City.

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  • Couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversary

    Alfred and Mattie Rogers celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Jan. 13.
    Mattie Mae Layne of the Simstown community and Alfred Edwin Rogers of the Corinth community were united in marriage Jan. 13, 1940, by the Rev. Luther Love, Methodist pastor at Ash Flat and Corinth.
    Mr. Rogers’ parents were Dixie and Sarah Ann Estes Rogers. Mrs. Rogers’ parents were Hubert and Martha Hoaney Layne.

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  • Beckum, Smith wed

    FLORAL — Tiffany Beckum and Wesley Smith were united in marriage in a private ceremony Dec. 31 in Floral.
    Randy Altom officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Jackie and Jacqueline Beckum of Pleasant Plains and granddaughter of Oval and Betty Napier of Sydney and Jack and Dorthy Beckum of Maple Springs.
    She graduated from Cedar Ridge High School in 2006 and is currently employed at the White River Area Agency on Aging in Ash Flat.

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  • Sharps to mark golden wedding anniversary

    DRASCO — Bob and Uneeda Sharp will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 6 p.m. Saturday at Drasco Café.
    They were married Jan. 23, 1960, at Wolf Bayou with Mark Creasom officiating.
    Mr. Sharp is the son of the late Ted and Ella Sharp of Concord. Mrs. Sharp is the daughter of the late Hayden and Edna Cooper of Concord.
    All family and friends are invited.

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  • Richardson, West to exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Vance Richardson of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Deonna Lynn Richardson, to Ronnie Dean West, the son of Lois Jean West of Danville, Ill. and the late Clyde West Jr.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary Mason and the late W.M. Mason of Pleasant Plains and the late Burkley Richardson of Batesville and the late Wilma Meeks of Wynne.

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  • Couple to have Belize wedding

    LITTLE ROCK — Mary Kathleen Rutherford and Franklin Clark Jennings, both of Little Rock, have announced their engagement.
    Ms. Rutherford is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Luin Rutherford III of Little Rock and is the granddaughter of Mr. James Luin Rutherford Jr. of Batesville and the late Kathleen Roberson Rutherford of Batesville and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Byron Hill of Little Rock.

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  • Wann, Ahrens are married

    Aprille Lynne Wann and Christopher James Ahrens were united in marriage Dec. 5 at the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods in Denton, Texas. The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods was dedicated in 1939 by Eleanor Roosevelt.
    The Rev. Joe Shafer officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at Hubbard Hall on the Texas Women’s University campus.

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