Katelyn Mae Hughes of Haviland and Donavin Eugene Elkins of Continental have announced their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Jammie and Lisa Hughes of Haviland and Joan Hughes of Payne. She graduated in 2010 from Wayne Trace High School, is employed as the truck shop manager at Haviland Drainage Products, and is a volunteer firefighter for the Scott Fire Department.

The prospective groom is the son of Darrell and Beverly Elkins of Continental. He is a 2005 graduate of Continental High School and Vantage Vocational School and is employed as a welding fabricator at Fabco in Findlay.

The couple will exchange wedding vows on Oct. 5, 2019, at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds with Pastor Jammie Hughes officiating.