John and Gayle Armstrong of Hardy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Elisabeth, to Stephen Paul Martin, son of Earl Martin and Marie Martin, all of Hot Springs.
Grandparents of the bride-elect are Robert and Sue Strayer of Flagstaff, Ariz., Richard Armstrong of Brownsboro, Te-xas, and the late Neta Armstrong.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Easter Sunrise Academy.
Grandparents of the prospective groom are Louise Callahan of Beloit, Wis., and the late Ralph Callahan, and the late Hudson and Mattie Martin.
The prospective groom is a general and commercial contractor in Hot Springs, as well as an evangelistic minister.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at Christian Tabernacle on Highway 175 North.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend.