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August 6, 2006 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

Martin, Ewing engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Upton S. Martin III, of Ashland, Va., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Martin of Richmond, Va., to John Keith Ewing, also of Richmond, Va., son of Royce Ewing of Jacksonville and Doris Ewing of Mechanicsville, Va.

Amy, a graduate of Virginia Tech, received her Masterís degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a biologist at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

John received both his undergraduate and Masterís degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University. A soil scientist, John owns his own business. A May 19, 2007 wedding is planned at the family farm, QuarterBend, in Hanover, Va.


August 13, 2006 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

Martin, Sampson to wed

Benjamin and Becky Martin of Quitman, La. are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Britney LaSha Martin to Johnny Robert Sampson, son of Mike and Cathy Sampson of Rusk.

The bride-electís maternal grandparents are Lois Osgood Bassett of Shreveport, La. and the late Roger J. Bassett. Paternal grandparents are Marie Martin of Crossett, Ark. and the late Walter E. Martin.

The groom-electís maternal grandparents are Robert and Dana Odom of Rusk. Paternal grandparents are Gordon Sampson of Jacksonville, David and Donna Melton of Fort Worth, and great-grandmother is Dorothy Wilson of Fort Worth.

Britney is a 2006 graduate of Quitman High School in Quitman, La. She is planning to attend college, focusing on business and photography. Johnny graduated in 2005 with a GED through a home-school program. He is self-employed and a pipeline welder.

The couple will wed August 26, 2006, at the Ruston Church of Christ in Ruston, La.


August 26, 2006 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

Guthrie, Weidenbach engaged to wed

Crawford and Phyllis Guthrie of Richardson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaclyn Paige, to Bryan Weidenbach.

Bryan is the son of Ron and Sandy Weidenbach of Jacksonville. He is the grandson of Johnny and Lula Corona of Alvin and grandson of the late Robert and Helen Weidenbach, who were also of Alvin. A September 2006 wedding is planned.