Ellen Hogan and James Matthews to wed in June


RISON — Virgil and Michele Hogan of Rison would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ellen Ann Hogan, to James Clayton Matthews of Star City.

Ellen is the granddaughter of Wayne and Faye Hogan of Perryville, Claudia Norton of Pine Bluff, and the late Dale Norton of Pine Bluff. She is employed as a first-grade teacher at Rison Elementary School.

Clay is the son of Jim and Libbie Matthews of Star City. Clay is the grandson of Bernice Matthews of Star City, and the late James William Matthews of Star City, the late Doyle Matthews of Star City, and the late Sara Smith Matthews of Atlanta, Ga. He is employed as a yardmaster at Union Pacific in Little Rock.

The wedding will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Crow House in Star City, Ark. The ceremony will be officiated by Heath Graham. Formal invitations are being sent.