• Hellums, Edwards to solemnize vows

    Wesley Hellums of Batesville and Kimberly Ramm of Mountain Home have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brioney Elizabeth Hellums, to Justin Shane Edwards, son of Thomas and Becky Vaile of Melbourne and Kevin Edwards.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eldon and Shirley Hellums of Pyatt, Hank and Janice Sollock of Mount Pleasant and Gary and Sharon Ramm of Spokane, Wash.
    She received a high school diploma from Mount Pleasant High School.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Tommy and Mary Edwards of Melbourne.

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  • Nguyen, Ballard set to unite in marriage

    Niem and Cathy Nguyen of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Angel Nguyen, to Daniel William Ballard, son of Andrea Albert and Sandy Ballard.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Faye Bumpous of Batesville.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Melvin and Edith Patterson of Batesville.
    He is a 2005 graduate of Batesville High School.
    The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Experiment Station.

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  • Kelley, Evridge plan to unite in marriage

    SULPHUR ROCK — Bruce and Lyn Kelley of Sulphur Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Nicole Kelley, to Travis Wade Evridge, son of Tim and Melissa Evridge of Oil Trough.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kathleen Huesmann of Conway and the late William Huesmann and the late Charles and Mildred Kelley of Batesville.

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  • Carter, Davis are wed

    Carrie Suzanne Carter and Christopher Allen Davis exchanged wedding vows Aug. 22 at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
    The Rev. Victor H. Nixon officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Harris Carter of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Margaret Wilson Davis of Carrollton, Texas, and Clifton Lyn Davis of Garland, Texas.
    Tommie McDonald of Batesville sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”

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  • Kendall, Pierce plan nuptials for Oct. 31

    Janet Wood and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kendall, all of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Karan Elizabeth Kendall, to Jeffery Scott “Jeff” Pierce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billie C. Stewart of Conway.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Kendall and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wood, all of Batesville.

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  • Coleman, Massey set wedding for Oct. 17

    Donald and Deann Coleman of Batesville have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Dodd Coleman, to Joshua Alan Massey, son of Joel and Jinger Massey of Southside.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of E.R. Coleman of Little Rock, formerly of Dowdy, and the late Florene Coleman and the late Isaac Lawrence and Mary Frances Dodd of Batesville.

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  • Powers to celebrate golden anniversary

    SULPHUR ROCK — Burt and Diane Power of Sulphur Rock will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 2 p.m. Saturday at Timber Ridge Lodge in Charlotte.
    Diane VanNocker and Burt Power were married Oct. 10, 1959, in Rough and Ready, Calif.
    Mr. Power is a farmer. Mrs. Power has been a supervisor at Batesville Youth Center for the past 23 years. They are members of St. Paul Episcopal Church in Batesville.
    They have a son, Bobby Power of Perkins, Okla.; and three daughters, Sabrina Williams of Beebe and Rhea Jennings and Mary Turner, both of Sulphur Rock.

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  • Bulger, Asay to wed

    Malorie Bulger and Trinity Asay have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Junior and Phyllis Barnett and the late Rev. Randy Bulger. She is a 2004 graduate of Southside High School and is employed at White River Medical Center.
    The prospective groom is the son of Tim and Pat Asay. He is a 2007 graduate of Southside High School and is employed at Ozark Premium Sands.
    The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Baptist Church.
    A reception will follow.

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  • Smith, Chambliss set to unite in marriage

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Danny and Grace Smith of Pleasant Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Yancy Danielle Smith, to Grant Enos Chambliss, son of Ernie Chambliss of Floral and Yolonda Pate of Locust Grove.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Agnes Smith of Pleasant Plains and Francis and Wanda Rains of Leslie.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of Delores Chambliss of Thida and the late Lyle Chambliss and LeElla Crosby of Rock Island, Ill., and the late Floyd Pate.

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  • Couple marks anniversary

    FLORAL — Jim and Aline Dillard of Floral will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday.
    They were married Oct. 7, 1959, in Pine Bluff.
    They had a private celebration with their children, Skip and Barbara Dillard and Jimmy and Pam Dillard, and their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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  • Duggers to celebrate 50th

    LITTLE ROCK — Jimmy and Mary Dugger of Little Rock will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering Saturday at Lakeside Baptist Church in Hot Springs.
    Mary Rudisill and Jimmy Dugger were married Oct. 3, 1959, at First Baptist Church in Newark by the Rev. Jurl Mitchell.
    They have two daughters, Rhonda Yates and Rita Courtney, both of Hot Springs; a grandson; and two granddaughters.

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  • Dotson, Henderson will exchange vows

    Talitha Chenelle “Shellie” Dotson and Timothy Lynn “Tim” Henderson have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Southside High School.
    The prospective groom is a 1992 graduate of Newport High School and a 1996 graduate of Arkansas State University in Newport.
    The couple will exchange vows and have a sand ceremony at 11 a.m. Oct. 10 at First Assembly of God at 20th and Lyon streets in Batesville.
    A reception will follow at First Community Bank.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

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