Tim and Janet Parker, Downs, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jamey Parker, to Travis Blide, son of Terry and Lisa Blide, Hays.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Downs High School and Cloud County Community College. She works at the Pediatrics Center at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Hays High School. He works at Yocemento elevator for Midland Marketing.

A Sept. 3, 2011, wedding is planned in Hays.