Purvis, Pierce set date

HOUSTON — Carol Ann Purvis and Russell Thomas Pierce, both of Houston, have announced their engagment and plans to marry Aug. 22, 2015, in Hillsboro.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Carol Stafford, of Rainsboro, and the late Grant Bentley. She graduated from Greenfield McClain High School in 2000 and from Ohio University of Chilicothe in 2010 with an associate’s degree in registered nursing. She is enrolled in the University of Phoenix, studying health service administration, and is employed by the Sidney Daily News.

Her fiance is the son of Carol and Donald Pierce, of Houston. He is a 2003 graduate of Hardin-Houston High School. He is employed by Voisard Tool in Russia.