Karen Kay McFarland and Thomas Charles West, both of McCook, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are the Rev. John Duff of Port Angeles, Wash., the late Leatrice Duff and Darrel and Marla West of Norcatur, Kan. The bride-to-be graduated from high school in Kingman, Ariz., in 1987. She is a stay-at-home mother of two. The prospective bridegroom graduated from high school in Oberlin in 1987. He is employed at KFC/Taco Bell/Pizza Hut in McCook. The ceremony is planned for Saturday, December 31, 2005, at the First Assembly of God Church in McCook.