Mel and Marilyn Barker, Fort Scott, announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ruthanne Barker, to Michael Arace, son of Nick and Karen Arace of Lenexa, Kan.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Fort Scott High School and a 2004 graduate of Pittsburg State University. She is currently teaching first grade in Kansas City, Kan.
The groom-to-be attended Wichita Heights High School and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is currently employed by Burns and McDonnell in Kansas City, Mo.
The couple will wed at 3 p.m. on Oct. 14, 2006, at First Assembly of God in Fort Scott. Reception will immediately follow at the Fort Scott Middle School. Friends and family are welcome to attend.