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Smart, Hutter engaged

Dr. and Mrs. Jim Cummins are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sherri Smart to Richard Hutter, son of Steve and Joan Hutter. Sherri is an international color specialist at Madeline’s on Fillmore in Cherry Creek. Rich is a mortgage banker with J.P. Morgan Chase Manhattan in Glenwood Springs and Boulder.

The couple plan a Feb. 12 wedding in Hawaii and will reside in Glenwood Springs and Denver.

Leuallen and Gross wed

Terena Leuallen and Brandon Gross of Silt were married Aug. 16 at the Assembly of God Church in Parachute. Terena is a 2003 graduate and Brandon a 2001 graduate of Rifle High School. Terena is the daughter of Darin and Brenda Leuallen and Brandon is the son of Rocky and Lisa Gross.

AP scholars named

Three graduates of Basalt High School have been named Advanced Placement Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the Advanced Placement Program Exams. Lydia Fabian also won the Honor Award by earning an average grade of 3.25 on all three exams and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of the exams. Rachel Owen and Bonnie McDaniel were honored for completing three or more exams with a grade of 3 or higher.

Elshof and Stone wed

Ashley N. Elshof and Kalani L. Stone of New Castle were married Sept. 6 at Spruce Tree Guest Ranch in New Castle. Pastor Mark Bintliff officiated.

Ashley is the daughter of John and Karen Elshof of New Castle. She is a stay-at-home mom. Kalani is the son of Ray Stone of Sacramento, Calif., and Cindy Stone of Rifle and is a lube technician and mechanic.

Come and get ’em

The Glenwood Springs High School and Middle School bands are selling Butter Braids, a frozen pastry in cherry, apple, maple walnut, cinnamon and cream cheese. They’re $9. Taking orders until Oct. 31. Information: Carrie Melby, 945-6098.

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