Bowman, Barnes unite in marriage

August 15, 2003 Sara Bowman and Michael Barnes were united in marriage June 21 at Desha First Baptist Church. Clyde Spurgin officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Ray and Julie Bowman of Batesville.

Butler, DeFries set Aug. 23 date

August 14, 2003 Wynn and Mary Ann Butler of Manhattan, Kan., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Wendy Butler, to Trey DeFries, son of Rick and Carolyn DeFries of Batesville.

Lemley, Strother exchange vows

August 14, 2003 Deborah Anderson Lemley and Jeff Strother were united in marriage July 5 in a private ceremony at the Hutchinson Mountain Church of Christ. William Grady officiated.

Hodge, Kirkley exchange vows

August 13, 2003 Angie Hodge and Brad Kirkley were united in marriage on July 3, 2003, in an afternoon ceremony at the couple's home in Charlotte.

McGinty, Taylor unite in marriage

August 12, 2003 Stacy McGinty and Joe Taylor were united in marriage July 4 at First United Methodist Church with Bobby Galloway, justice of the peace, officiating the ceremony.

Banning, Evans unite in marriage

August 11, 2003 Allison Banning and Wesley Evans were united in marriage on June 21 at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville. The Rev. James Jones performed the double-ring ceremony.

Moody, Ward set Aug. 29 date

August 11, 2003 SULPHUR ROCK - Steve and Dawn Moody of Sulphur Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Lanae Moody, to Bret Allen Ward, son of Ernie and Anita VanRavensway