Sunday, August 17, 2003

Mike and Cheri House of Gordonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Denise House, to Brian Eugene Pender. He is the son of Jim and Rhonda Pender of Benton, Mo., and Claire Pender of Scott City.

House is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School, and is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in social work at Southeast Missouri State University.

Pender is a 2002 graduate of Kelly High School at Benton. He is an information systems technician at the Lutheran Home.

An Oct. 11 wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in Jackson.