Jordan Valerius and Nate McMillan announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Lee and Cammie Valerius of Carbondale.
The prospective groom is the son of Jay McMillan of Ava, and Kelli and TJ Glenn of Willisville.
Miss Valerius is a 2015 graduate of Carterville High School and is currently attending John A. Logan College. She is a waitress at Pioneers Cabin in Willisville.
Mr. McMillan is a 2016 graduate of Trico High School and is attending John A. College in the Fall. He is a cook at Pioneers Cabin.
An Oct. 6, 2018, wedding is planned.