Sunday, May 12, 2002

KELSO, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Ron Brueggeman of Glen Carbon, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, April Lindsey Carlson, to Eric Glenn Newell of Fredericktown, Mo. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David M. Newell of Kelso. Carlson is also the daughter of the late Timothy L. Carlson.

Carlson received a degree in elementary education from Fontbonne College in St. Louis in 2002. She will be teaching at Fredericktown Public Schools this fall.

Newell is a graduate of Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill., and received a degree in secondary education from Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He is a teacher at Fredericktown Schools.

An Aug. 3 wedding is planned at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Hamel, Ill.