Sunday, July 8, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Sam and Gail Blue of Creal Springs, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa L. Blue, to Daryl A. Obptande. He is the son of Bob and Elizabeth Hallesy of Vienna, Ill., and Orville Obptande of Anna.

Blue is a 2005 graduate of Unity Christian School.

Obptande is a 2004 graduate of Goreville High School, and received an associate degree in applied science from John A. Logan College in 2007.

An Aug. 25 wedding is planned at Christian Covenant Fellowship Church in Carterville, Ill.