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Carl Tench and Karen Loggins

Kenneth and Kathy Loggins of Murrayville announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Marie Loggins to Carl Standley Tench, son of Phillip and Gail Tench Young of Cleveland.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of J.D. and Virginia Loggins of Gainesville, Roy and Bessie Lee Strayhorn of Murrayville, and the late Boyd Lee.

She is a 2001 graduate of East Hall High School in Gainesville. She is employed as a cashier with Walmart in Dahlonega.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Hazel Tench of Gainesville, the late Carl Tench, Lula Maye Young of Atlanta, and the late William Young.

He is a 1989 graduate of Johnson High School in Gainesville. He is employed as a welder with Kubota Manufacturing in Gainesville and is a volunteer fireman in White County.

The couple plan to wed 6 p.m., July 3, 2010, at Friendship Baptist Church in Cleveland.

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