Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Podio III of Newcastle announce the engagement of their daughter, Theresa Carol, to Christopher Lawrence Robinett, son of Keith and Millie Robinett of Powder River, Wyoming.
Podio, a 2007 graduate of Newcastle High School and a 2012 graduate from the University of North Dakota, is an occupational therapist at Aegis Therapies.
Robinett, a 2006 graduate from Natrona County High School, 2009 and 2010 graduate from Casper College, works at his family’s cattle ranch in Powder River. A wedding is planned for Aug. 24, 2013.



Kimberly Rae Henderson of Douglas, and Corey Gillinov of Pensacola, Flas., would like to announce their engagement and wedding planned for Aug. 10, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Rawson Chapel in  Pensacola.

Kimberly will graduate in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Pensacola Christian College. She is the daughter of Ray and Kristina Henderson of Douglas.

Corey received a bachelor’s degree in youth ministry and associate’s degrees in both Business Administration, and Christian Education, from Pensacola Christian College. He is currently working in youth ministries at Smyrna Baptist Church, Pensacola, Fla., and is employed at Enterprise Car Rentals. He is the son of Jerry and Carol Gillinov of Cleveland, Ohio.



Barbara Hagerman and Don Kokesh will be united in marriage on June 19, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Upton at 1 p.m., surrounded by their families. A wedding reception will be held at the community hall in Upton at 4 p.m. for family and friends, with refreshments and dancing. No gifts please.


engReimerWEBDavid and Darlene McCarthy of Soda Springs, Idaho, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mellissa Ann McCarthy, to Michael Lanny Reimer, son of Lanny and Connie Reimer.

The couple met in Laramie. The future bride graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Business with a Master’s Degree in Accounting. Mellissa is a licensed CPA and currently works as an auditor in Denver, Colo.

Her fiancé, Michael, received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. He currently manages commercial real estate in Denver. A July wedding is planned in Rapid City, S.D.


LawrenceHespeCaitlin Lawrence and Taylor Hespe are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Caitlin is the daughter of Mike and Cara Lawrence of Torrington. She graduated from Concordia University in 2010 with A Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. She graduated from the College of Saint Mary in 2013 with her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.  She will begin her occupational therapy career at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle.

Taylor is the son of Roger and Robin Hespe of Newcastle, and Lori Himes of Lusk. He graduated from the Conservatory of Arts and Sciences in 2010 with a major in Music Technology. He is employed at the City of Newcastle and Newcastle Ambulance Service.

The wedding will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Newcastle on July 13, 2013. Caitlin’s sister, Mackenzie Ostrander, is the Matron of Honor and sister Kelsey Lawrence-Amend is a bridesmaid. Taylor’s brother, Aaron Hespe, is the Best Man and brothers Jared Hespe and Stephen Hespe are groomsmen. The wedding will be officiated by Reverend John Hopper.

The couple plans to reside in Newcastle.