Katy Jacobs and Derral Thomas have announced their engagement, and
are planning an outdoor wedding ceremony this August in Halfway.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Perry and Corrina Jacobs of Keating.
She is a 2005 graduate of Baker High School, and is a beautician at the Stylin' Arena in Hermiston.
Thomas is the son of Cary and Phyllis Thomas of Halfway. He is a 2000 graduate of Pine-Eagle High School and earned a bachelor's degree in range ecology from Eastern Oregon University.
He is a firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service and is currently stationed in Heppner.