NEW MADRID -- Dwayne and Katherine Stanley have announced the engagement of their daughter, Valerie Nicole, to James Kyle Duke, son of Jim and Gail Duke of New Madrid and Mark and LaDonna McMillion of Sikeston.
The future bride is a 2000 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School and 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is a radiologic technologist for Missouri Delta Medical Center.
A 1997 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, the prospective bridegroom is a grounds crew foreman for Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau.
Plans are being finalized for a seaside wedding ceremony Saturday in Destin, Fla.