Miranda Rickenberg and William J. Bender announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Martha and Dennis Rickenberg of Campbell Hill.
The prospective groom is the son of Deloris and William Bender of Pinckneyville.
Miss Rickenberg is a 2000 graduate of Trico High School and has a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University. She works in administration at Knight Hawk Coal.
Mr. Bender is a 1994 graduate of Pinckneyville High School. He is owner/operator of Bender Acres, and co-owner of BIBS Ag Tiling.
A March 25, 2017, wedding is planned in St. Paul United Church of Christ.