DEXTER - Mr. and Mrs. Danny Rowland of Dexter and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hill of Poplar Bluff have announced the engagement of their daughter, Tara Elizabeth Ellsworth, to Andrew Cleveland Hess III, son of Andy and Connie Hess of Sikeston.
A 1993 graduate of Risco High School, Ellsworth is a hair stylist at Shear Perfection in Sikeston. She is the granddaughter of Edith Midgett of Dexter.
Hess, a 1994 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, will receive a bachelors degree in criminal justice in December from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. He is employed by the New Madrid Bend Youth Center. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Charles and Eugenia Royal of Malden and the late Andrew and Floy Hess.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the 7 p.m. ceremony July 6 at the Divas of Dining in Dexter.