Sandy Lynch and Seth Bates
Sandy Lynch of Blair and Seth Bates of McCook announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The parents of the couple are Elizabeth Lynch of Blair and Clark and Dawna Bates of McCook. The bride-to-be has an associate's degree in general studies from Nebraska Christian College in Norfolk and will be pursuing a degree in social work at Columbia College in Columbia, Mo. The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Nebraska Christian College in Norfolk and is enrolled in the master's degree program through Cincinnati Bible Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the youth minister at Kentucky Road Christian Church in Mexico, Mo. The ceremony is planned for Aug. 13, 2005, at First Christian Church in Blair, with a reception at McCook Christian Church on Sept. 2, 2005.