CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ronnie and Debbie Eichhorn of Chaffee and Dennis and Sandy Mertz of Phoenix, Ariz., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Lynn Eichhorn, to Russell Allen Golightly. He is the son of Fred Golightly of Laredo, Texas, and Edna Ledford of Evansville, Ind.
Eichhorn is a 1997 graduate of Chaffee High School, received an associate degree in early childhood education in 1999, and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in child development at Southeast Missouri State University. She is owner of TLC Preschool in Chaffee.
Golightly is a 1997 graduate of Chaffee High School. He is employed by city of Cape Girardeau.
An Oct. 4 wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in Chaffee.