Olivers celebrate 40 years together

August 26, 2002 Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Oliver of Strawberry celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 25 at the Strawberry Church of Christ fellowship building.

Strain, Melton to wed

August 23, 2002 CONCORD - Ray and Diane Strain of Concord have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Rae Strain, to Justin Heath Melton, son of Linda Garrett of Concord.

Marlins mark 50th

August 23, 2002 Gerald and Cliva Marlin of Sherwood, formerly of Izard County, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug.

Ruminers to celebrate 60th

August 22, 2002 Kenneth and Edith Ruminer of Batesville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

Gordon, Cunningham to unite in marriage

August 21, 2002 Gary and Sue Gordon of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Patricia Gordon, to Kevin Cunningham, son of Luke and Linda Parr of Charleston, Ill., and Le

Southside plans student reception

August 20, 2002 Classes of '53, '54 and '55 are hosting a reception for everyone who attended Southside High School during the 1940s and 1950s. A reception will be Friday at 7 p.m.

Booths to celebrate 50th anniversary

August 20, 2002 Curt "Smokey" and Sue Booth will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Orange Room of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem.

Reed, Drake to wed

August 20, 2002 Winfred and Beverly Reed of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Missy Diane Reed, to Shawn Drake, son of Craig and Patsy Branscum of Batesville.

Young, Schultz to exchange vows

August 19, 2002 CAVE CITY - John and Bonnie Ketron of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their granddaughter, Melinda Renee Young, to Brandon Schultz, son of Ron and Jean Schultz of S