Willmuth, Porter are united in marriage

July 15, 2011 LITTLE ROCK — Virginia Marie “Ginny” Willmuth and John Alton Porter were united in marriage at 7 p.m. May 7 at the Ten Mile House in Little Rock. The Rev. Pam Estes officiated.The bride is the daughter of Paul “Rocky” and Diane Willmuth of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of the late Paul and Hazel Willmuth and the late Jack and Francis Hopwood, all of Batesville.The groom’s parents are Dr. Robert and Marilynn Porter of Little Rock. His grandparents are Carolyn Moseley and the late Charles Moseley and the late Robert A. and Martha Porter, all of Blytheville.

Curtis, Boone to wed

July 15, 2011 CAVE CITY — Ronald and Kathy Curtis of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassie Curtis, to Joey Boone, son of James Boone of Salado and the late Judy Boone and Johnny and Teresa Branscum of Rosie.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roy and Edith Williams and Johnny and Louise Curtis, all of Cave City.The prospective groom is the grandson of the late William and Sara Branscum of Salado and Glenn Harris of Rosie and the late Sara Harris.

Crabtrees to mark 50th anniversary

July 14, 2011 SULPHUR ROCK — Darrel and Donna Crabtree will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at City Hall in Sulphur Rock.Donna Smart and Darrel Crabtree were married July 18, 1961, at the Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock.Mr. Crabtree attended Cave City School. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He is retired from White-Rodgers and is employed by the City of Sulphur Rock. Mrs. Crabtree is a graduate of Sulphur Rock High School. She is employed by Walmart.

Edge, Hutchins set to exchange vows

July 13, 2011 ZION — Kelly and Steve Johnson of Zion and Brad and Heather Edge of Fayetteville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Niki Edge, to Jordan Hutchins, son of Kenny “Pidge” and Tammy Moser of Stella and Phil and Jamie Ferguson of Mount Pleasant.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Carl and Donna Franks of Mount Pleasant and Beverly Edge of Fayetteville.

Bolin, Miles to wed in private ceremony

July 12, 2011 Alva and Brenda VanWinkle of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tonya Annette Bolin, to Lonnie Ray Miles, son of Oma Miles of Batesville and Rex Miles Hutchinson of Kansas.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lorine VanWinkle and the late John VanWinkle of Batesville and Cleo and Donna Coulson of Bradford.She is a 1992 graduate of Southside High School and a 2007 graduate of Remington College in Little Rock with a degree in nursing. She is a nurse at Nephrology Associates P.A. in Batesville.

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

July 11, 2011 Dallas and Donna Rolins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 1.Donna Long and Dallas Rolins were married July 1, 1961, at Bethesda with the Rev. Jack Bean officiating.Mr. Rolins is the son of the late Virgil and Beatrice Rolins. He retired from Arkansas Lime. Mrs. Rolins is the daughter of the late Paul and Claudie Long. She is a homemaker.They have two children, Dallas Wayne Rolins and Ronda Wade and her husband, Doyle, all of Bethesda; and a granddaughter, Kayla Wade of Bethesda.They held a private family celebration.

Dennys to mark 50th anniversary

July 8, 2011 FLORAL — Marvin and Karylon Denney of Floral will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. July 16 at Eagleview, located at 450 Fairview Road off Highway 16 in Searcy. Karylon Sue McCutcheon and Marvin Leroy Denney were married July 15, 1961, at the College of the Ozarks Chapel in Point Lookout, Mo. Vernie Bartlett officiated.

McDaniel, Dover unite in matrimony

July 7, 2011 LITTLE ROCK — Cynthia McDaniel and Matthew Dover were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony May 28 at Pavilion in the Park in Little Rock.Jody Faulkner, stepfather of the bride, officiated.The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick McDaniel and Jody and Sheila Faulkner, all of Paragould. She is the granddaughter of Virginia Swafford, J.E. and Ozella Harris and the late Roy McDaniel, all of Paragould.

Brixius, Thorne to wed

July 5, 2011 Paul and Laura Brixius of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Aimee Jean Brixius, to Robert Dean Thorne, son of Robert and Marie Thorne of Cushman.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Paul Brixius of Nebraska.She attended Batesville High School and is attending the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.The prospective groom is the grandson of Dean and Linda Mitchell of Bethesda, Jimmy Thorne of Locust Grove and Rose Evans of Batesville.

Barnett, Smith are united in marriage

July 1, 2011 CAVE CITY ­— Carrie Barnett and Jordan Smith were united in marriage June 3 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the bride’s uncle and aunt, John and Sandra Barr of Cave City. Ron Canard officiated.The bride is the daughter of Cliff and Connie Barnett of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Dennis and Hana Smith of Cave City.