Buie, Christy to marry

October 11, 2011 Jerry and Pam Buie of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Buie, to Kenneth Christy, son of Ken Christy of Omaha and Penny Goodman of Harrison.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cora Lou Davis of Evening Shade and Jesse and Carolyn Buie of Sulphur Rock.The prospective groom is the grandson of Roger Christy of Hannibal, Mo., and Harry and Mary Miller of Branson, Mo.The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Saturday at Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville. A reception will follow.

Spurlin, Fuller plan to exchange vows

October 10, 2011 Doc and Connie Spurlin of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristi Michelle Spurlin, to Eric Chad Fuller, son of Vivian Fuller of Mount Pleasant and the late Dennis Fuller.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Forrest and Marie Priest of Batesville and Bob and Betty Spurlin of Jonesboro.

Brackett, Gilbert set date

October 7, 2011 Gayle Lynn Brackett and Doyle James Gilbert have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Pleasant Plains. A reception will follow.All family and friends are invited.

Alpers and Rogers to wed

October 6, 2011 Roger and Paula Alpers of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Leah Alpers, to William Rogers, son of Paul and Kathy Rogers of Batesville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Paul and Marie Alderson of Galesburg, Ill., and Lyle and Hilma Alpers of San Antonio.She is a 2002 graduate of Batesville High School. She is a cashier at Walmart.The prospective groom is the grandson of W.L. and Lorene Willis and John and Nina Rogers.

Kaluza, Davidson to exchange vows

October 5, 2011 SWIFTON — Mark and Jessica Duncan of Swifton and Jeff and Kathryn Kaluza of Benton have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jacy Nicole Kaluza, to Dustin Coy Davidson, son of Coy Lynn and Anne Davidson of Cave City.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Agnes Knepper of Swifton and the late Robert Knepper and Noreen Layman and Duane Reid, both of Michigan.She is a 2010 graduate of Benton High School. She is employed at White River Insurance of Sharp County.

Gravette, Qualls to marry

October 4, 2011 CRAWFORDSVILLE — Jack Guthrie of Crawfordsville and Kim Ruddell of Thida have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Dawn Gravette, to Michael Joseph Qualls, son of Joe Qualls of Newark and Vickie Verzwyvelt of Amagon.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Verna Gravette of Newport.She is a graduate of Harrisburg High School.The prospective groom is the grandson of Wayburn and June Hickman of Amagon.He is a graduate of Newark High School. He is employed at Qualls Construction.

Lemon, Midkiff wed at Chimney Rock

October 3, 2011 CONCORD — Brooke Lemon and Sam Midkiff were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony Aug. 20 at Chimney Rock in Concord.Matt Rothancher officiated.The bride is the daughter of Russell and Susan Lemon of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Phillip and Diane Midkiff of Hoxie.

Greenfield, Tucker to exchange vows

September 30, 2011 Tony and Denice Greenfield of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittney Fay Greenfield, to John David Tucker, son of Gary and Roetta Tucker of Batesville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eugene and Ruby Greenfield and Bobby and Donna Willis, all of Batesville.She is a 2006 graduate of Cushman High School and a 2010 graduate of Lyon College with a bachelor’s in psychology. She is employed at the Department of Human Services as a program eligibility specialist.

Stevens, House exchange vows at Thorncrown

September 29, 2011 EUREKA SPRINGS — Kayla Rae Stevens and Michael Steven House were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs.The Rev. Paul Mehl of Concordia, Mo., officiated.Parents of the couple are Randy and Katrina Stevens, David and Lesa Dame and the late Mark Edward House. The bride is the granddaughter of Glen and Pearlean Mohlke and the late Ralph and Roberta Stevens. The groom is the grandson of Veda Hill and the late James Hill and Edward and Verlene House of Batesville.

Hart, Estes to wed

September 28, 2011 EVENING SHADE — Bobbi Hart and Aaron Estes, both of Evening Shade, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter of Buddy and Charlene Hart of Osceola. She is the granddaughter of Jimmy Hart and the late Anna-Jean Hart and Charles and Rose Baker, all of Osceola.She is a student at Ozarka College.