The families of Brooke Mae Hammonds and Dex Edward Simonis announce the engagement of their children to join together in marriage.

The bride-elect is the owner/operator of Classy Cuts in Council Grove. She is the daughter of the late Rich Parson and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Parson of Pratt.

The prospective bridegroom is a bricklayer for Hartman Masonry.

The wedding will be Sept. 21 in Council Grove.