Mary Horton and Michael Parsons
Barney and Cathy Horton of Atwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Rachael, to Michael James Parsons, son of Dian Parsons of Hastings. The bride-to-be is a 1992 graduate of Atwood High School, and holds degrees in sociology and psychology from Cottey College and Oral Roberts University. She is a case worker for the Work Ethic Camp in McCook. The prospective bridegroom graduated from McCook High School in 1980. He is a graphic artist with schooling from Fort Hays State University, Kearney State College and University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is currently employed with the Work Ethic Camp as a correctional officer and owns Rock Art graphic design company. The couple is planning a June 12, 2004, garden ceremony at the home of the bride's parents.