Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements


Solano and Herod

Natalie Elizabeth Solano and Dr. Jerrell Waika Herod

Dr. Randall and Victoria Coombs, Chapel Hill, NC, and Dr. Ambrose Solano, Denver, along with Johnny and Cynthia Herod, Lee’s Summit, MO, announce the engagement of their children, Natalie Elizabeth Solano, Chapel Hill, and Dr. Jerrell Waika Herod, Denver.
The future bride is a 2001 graduate of Cary Academy in Cary, NC. She earned a bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology in 2008, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing this May, both from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
The future groom is a 1997 graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kansas in 2001 and was a biochemical engineer with Merck Pharmaceuticals in Rahway, NJ. He earned a Doctor of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University in 2007 and completed his internal medicine residency with Duke University in 2010. He worked as an internal medicine doctor from 2010 to 2011 with Cogent Healthcare, Nashville, TN, and is presently in his second year of cardiology fellowship with the University of Colorado-Denver.
The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2012, wedding in Chapel Hill, NC.


Newell and Carnagie

Pamela Y. Newell and Andrew Carnagie

Jim and Brenda Newell announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Y. Newell, all of Baldwin City, to Andrew Carnagie, Eudora.
The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Ottawa High School. She is currently employed for a local title insurance company based out of Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Dale and Susan Carnagie, Eudora. He is a 2003 graduate of Eudora High School and is currently employed as a equipment operator out of Lawrence.
The couple plan a Oct. 6, 2012, wedding at Spring Lake Farms in Lawrence.


Blosser and Amyx

Steven Amyx and Megan Blosser

Pat and Linda Blosser announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Blosser, to Steven Amyx, all of Perry.
The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Perry Lecompton High School. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Washburn University in May 2010 and is attending Washburn University for a Masters of Nursing. She is employed as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
The future groom is the son of Candice Amyx, Lawrence, and the late
David Amyx. He is a 2005 graduate of Free State High School and is employed at Honey Creek Disposal.
The couple plan a Jan. 12, 2013, wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.


Thomas and Low

Allison and David Low

Allison Linn Thomas, Santa Rosa, CA, and David Andrew Low, Lawrence, were married June 2, 2012, at Vine Hill House in Sebastopol, California, with the Rev. Peadar Dalton officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Scott Thomas, Windsor, CA and Tomasina Thomas, Santa Rosa, CA.
The groom is the son of Diane and Donald Low, and Denise Low-Weso and Thomas Weso, all of Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Amy Ramirez, the bride’s cousin. Best man was Daniel Low, the groom’s brother. Bridesmaids were Nancy Lefler-Panela, Erin Hall, and Gina O’Looney. Groomsmen were Brandon Thomas, the bride’s brother; Mark Chediak, formerly of Lawrence; and Ian Bettinger. Also attending from Lawrence, were Charles and Carol Jones, Geoff Deman and Ashley Tippin. The groom’s mother, Denise Low-Weso, read a wedding poem during the ceremony.
A reception followed at Vine Hill House.
The bride earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of California-San Francisco. She is employed at Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center.
The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School. He studied at the University of California-Berkeley and is currently the assistant winemaker at Papa-pietro Perry Winery and owner/partner of Anthill Farms Winery.
After a honeymoon in Italy, the couple resides in Healdsburg, CA.
They met at the Healdsburg Parkpoint Athletic Club, where the bride was employed.


White and Schultz

Jessica White and Kenneth Schultz

Kenny and Kandi White along with Larry and Donna Schultz announce the engagement of their children, Jessica White and Kenneth Schultz, all of Tonganoxie.
The future bride is a 2010 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. She attended Johnson County Community College and the University of Kansas. She is currently employed by Googols of Learning in Lawrence.
The future groom is a 2010 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. He received his HVAC certification from Kansas City Kansas Community College and is currently employed by Crosby Plumbing in Bonner Springs.
The couple plan a May 18, 2013, wedding at West Haven Baptist Church in Tonganoxie.