Kim Tucker and Mark Schales, of Arkadelphia, are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Kim Tucker and Mark Schales, of Arkadelphia, are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Phillip “Butch” Tucker of Arkadelphia, and the late Hazel Tucker. She is a graduate of Arkadelphia High School. Kim is employed at The Daily Siftings Herald.

The groom is the son of Dorothy Cox and Edward Schales, both of Arkadelphia. He is a graduate of Ouachita High School. Mark is retired from the military.

They are the parents of Tyler Schales, Darcie Rigby and Sawyer Vrba.

The couple are to exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, 5 p.m. The ceremony will take place at 141 Puddin Ridge Rd. in Arkadelphia. The reception will follow.