Couple to wed New Year’s Day

Micaela Jene’ Hinten of Ludlow Falls, daughter of Rich and Michelle Hinten of Ludlow Falls, has announced her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Ethan Charles Blankenship of Huntersville, N.C., the son of Tom and Anna Blankenship of Huntersville, N.C.

The wedding will be at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 1, 2017, at Coley Hall at the Liberty, Elkin, N.C.

The bride-elect is a 2015 graduate of Sinclair Community College and is a web designer for Red Ventures.

The prospective groom is a graduate of the University of North Carolina in December and is employed with Nalco Water, an Ecolab company.