SOON TO WED: Sue and Norm Carpenter, of Reed City, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Rae Carpenter, to Randy Verschueren Jr., of Walkerville. He is the son of Tina and Randy Verschueren, also of Walkerville. Jessica graduated from Reed City High School and went on to obtain an associate’s degree from Baker College in Muskegon. She is employed as a radiologist at Spectrum Health in Reed City. Randy graduated from Walkerville High School and is employed at Big Rapids Products. The couple plans to wed on Oct. 5, 2013, at Amazing Grace Acres in Bitely. A reception will follow at The Ranch, also in Bitely. (Courtesy photo)