Sunday, August 8, 2004

Conley and Dee Laster of Scott City announce the engagement of their daughter, Beth Elaine Laster, to Branden Corey McCullough. He is the son of Jim and Joyce McCullough of Cape Girardeau.

Laster received a degree in early childhood education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2003. She is a substitute teacher and is employed at Gymboree.

McCullough received a degree in history from Southeast in 2001. He is a teaching assistant and graduate student in history at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

An Oct. 23 wedding is planned at Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau.