Maria Minton and Blake Manville announce their engagement to be married.
Plans are underway for a Dec. 17, 2016 ceremony at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Highland.
The future bride is the daughter of Paul Minton of Maeystown and Karlene Covilli of Columbia. Maria is a 2008 graduate of Valmeyer High School. She then earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from SIUE in 2012. Maria is employed as a marketing coordinator at Nevco in Edwardsville.
The prospective groom is the son of Tom and Susie Manville of Highland. He is a 2009 graduate of Highland High School. Blake is a mechanic at TMCI Transportation in Highland.