Mari-Scarlett Mackey and Jonathan Hirte are engaged and planning a Saturday, Oct. 20, wedding at Utica Baptist Church, Utica, Ky.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dianne Burns and James Henry Mackey, Utica, Ky. She graduated from Daviess County High School, Owensboro, Ky., and received a degree from Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn. She is self-employed in Washington, D.C.
Her fiancé is the son of Grace and Richard Hirte, Delavan. He graduated from Faith Christian School, Williams Bay, and received a degree from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich. He is employed by the U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.