Nicole Marie Wachter and Tory James Wilson were united in marriage June 17, 2017, in First Baptist Church in Benton.

James Edward and Kendall Marie Wachter are parents of the bride.

The bridegroom is the son of Brenda Kathryn "Kathy" Wilson of West Frankfort and Terry Ray Wilson of West Frankfort.

Nicole received her doctorate of optometry from University of Missouri in St. Louis in this year. She graduated with a bachelor of science in biological sciences with a biomedical emphasis in 2013 from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is a 2009 Carterville High School graduate. She will be working in the field of optometry.

Tory graduated from Frankfort Community High School in West Frankfort in 2006. He is a maintenance technician for Seyer Industries. 

After a two-week road trip West, they are at home in Benton.