Published on -11/10/2013, 3:04 PM
Mark and Melanie Bannister, Hays, and Steve and Lanell Bailey, Pueblo, Colo., announce the marriage of their daughter, Karen Michelle Bailey, to B.J. Rains, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rains, St. Louis.
Grandparents of the couple are Ben and Trudy Johnson, Cambridge, Ill., Nell Bailey, Ventura, Calif., the late Doug Bailey, Jack and Margie Tippett, St. Louis, and Elmagene Rains, Springfield, Mo.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hays High School, a 2010 graduate of the University of Kansas with a bachelor of science degree in biology, and is a 2013 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at St. Luke's Hospital, Boise, Idaho.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Lindbergh High School, St. Louis, and a 2008 graduate of the University of Kansas with a bachelor of science degree in journalism. He is a sports journalist for the Idaho Press-Tribune, Nampa, Idaho.
The couple was married Nov. 9, 2013, at Union United Methodist Church, St. Louis, with the Rev. Matt Herndon officiating.
The couple will reside in Boise.