Announcement is made of the engagement of Betty Laning and Jamie Barker.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Wanda and Charles Maggard, Lamar, Mo. She graduated in 1996 from Lamar High School and is now enrolled at Ashford University.
The prospective-groom is the son of Thomas and Donna Barker, Nevada, Mo. He went to Nevada schools and is now employed by Shepard Team.
The couple plan to be married on May 8, 2010, in Nevada.