Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Conn and Franklin

Libby Jane Conn and Joseph Benjamin Franklin, both of New Haven, Conn., announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Les Conn, Cheshire, Conn., and Mary Conn, Eudora. She is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University in 2004. She is a producer for Connecticut Public Radio, an NPR affiliate in Hartford.
The future groom is the son of Ray and Jane Franklin, Orlando, Fla. He is a graduate of Winter Park High School in Orlando. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University in 2004 and is completing a doctorate in cell biology at Yale University.
The couple plan a Nov. 7, 2009, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Hunt and Hilliard

Brad Hunt, Lawrence, and Janice Stumpff, Topeka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Hunt, to Jericho Hilliard, both of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 1996 graduate of Eudora High School. She earned an associate degree and paralegal certificate from Johnson County Community College in 2003 and obtained a certified medical coding professional certificate through the American Academy of Professional Coders in 2007. She is a medical coder at Lawrence Surgery Associates P.A.
The future groom is the son of Ralph Steele and Rhonda Smith, both of Lawrence. He is a 1999 graduate of Free State High School and earned a sports administration degree from Kansas University in 2007. He is employed at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
The couple plan a March 2010, wedding in Lawrence.