Walls, Huskey set to wed

September 13, 2011 Jacque Walls and Robert Barker Huskey Jr. have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter of Sharon Fooks of Oxford, Miss.She graduated from Oxford High School. She is employed as an X-ray technician/office manager at Newark Health and Wellness Center.The prospective groom is the son of the late R.B. and Joyce Huskey.He is a graduate of Lynn High School. He is retired from the U.S. Navy.The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Saturday at Faith Missionary Baptist Church at Eaton.

Martins celebrate 50th anniversary

September 13, 2011 Mr. and Mrs. Troy Martin of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the banquet room of the Ramada Inn at Batesville.Mary Nadine Ross and Troy Martin were married Sept. 19, 1961, in a private ceremony at the parsonage of Boswell Street Church of Christ.Mr. Martin is retired from working at International Shoe and in security for White-Rodgers. Mrs. Martin is retired from Walmart. They are members of Chinquapin Church of Christ.

Holderby, Strother to wed on Friday

September 12, 2011 NEWPORT — Mary Holderby of Newport and Tommy Holderby of Newark have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Holderby, to Chad Strother, son of Doug and Melissa Strother of Floral.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Ernestine Pettit of Newport and Truvetta Stewart of Oil Trough.She attended Cedar Ridge High School and is employed at U.S. Pizza.The prospective groom is the grandson of Vida Strother of Floral and the late Dewayne Strother, Cathrine Hollowell of Batesville and Leon Hollowell of Faulkner, Miss.

Rogers, Niswonger to exchange vows

September 12, 2011 EVENING SHADE — Eddie and Karen Rogers of Evening Shade have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Krystal Rogers, to Sean Niswonger, son of Michael and Denise Niswonger of Marion and Jeannean and Jeff Osborne of Cherokee Village.The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Saturday at Evening Shade Methodist Church. A reception will follow.All friends and relatives are invited.

Reaper, Fields set to wed Saturday

September 9, 2011 Samantha Katherine Reaper and Patrick Aaron Fields have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Foothills Cowboy Church, located at 595 Hilly Village Road north of Batesville.All friends and family are invited to attend.

Hix, Thomas plan to unite in marriage

September 9, 2011 Tammy Elizabeth Hix and Jay W. Thomas have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter of Malcom Hix Jr. of Batesville and the late Jimmie Carol Hix.The prospective groom is the son of the late Laverne Friend.The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at Riverside Park in Batesville. A reception will follow at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4501 in Batesville.All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Moffitt, Morgan to wed

September 8, 2011 Mitchell and Sharon Moffitt of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristi Michelle Moffitt, to Trent Lee Morgan, son of Candy Galloway of Rosman, N.C., and Tim Morgan of Quincy, Fla.The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Sulphur Rock High School and attended Arkansas State University. She is the real estate manager for Lamar Outdoor Advertising in Los Angeles.The prospective groom is a 1993 graduate of Rosman High School. He is a heavy equipment operator in Los Angeles.

Shrums mark 50 years

September 8, 2011 Lonnie and Sue Shrum of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a private reception.Sue Silsby and Lonnie Shrum were married Sept. 9, 1961, at First Social Brethren Church in Pontiac, Mich. The Rev. Thomas Guest officiated.Mr. Shrum is retired from A-1 Siding and Insulation. He is a deacon at Brooks Street Free Will Baptist Church.

Fugett, Schatzley wed

September 7, 2011 Sarah Fugett and Andy Schatzley were united in marriage May 27 in a private outdoor ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.The bride is the daughter of Phil and Lana Fugett of Charlotte. She is the granddaughter of Dean and Alice Fugett of Charlotte and Linda McNeill of Batesville and the late Joe Aaron.She received a bachelor of arts with majors in English and elementary education from Lyon College. She is pursuing a master’s degree in theory of education and practice through Arkansas State University. She is a teacher at Miracle Kids Success Academy in Batesville.

Milligan, Watson to unite in marriage

September 7, 2011 CAVE CITY — Donald and Kathy Milligan of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Ann Milligan, to Ryan Adam Watson, son of Danny and Denise Watson of Batesville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Tom and Anna Bishop of Batesville and Kimbrew and LeeOwen Milligan of Cave City.