Stacia Straub and Matthew Cartlidge were married Dec. 28, 2008, at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Hays, with Father Daryl Olmstead officiating.

Parents of the couple are Martin and Mary Straub, Hays, and Mike and Karen Cartlidge, Yukon, Okla.

The bride was escorted by her parents.

Honor attendant was Abby Kruse. Attendants were Allie Straub, Arin Straub, Jennifer Heier and Ashley Jacobs.

Best man was Eric Hayes. Groomsmen were Hayes Charles, Jacob Skiles, John Cartlidge and Scott Heier.

Ushers were Matt Koelsch, Chris Curtis, Dan Younger and Jason Green.

Flower girls were Aubrey Cartlidge, Alivia Cartlidge and Delaney Walts. Ringbearer was Noah Bruggeman.

The bride is a 2005 graduate of Hays High School and planst to graduate in May ifrom Fort Hays State University. She is student-teaching Spanish in Manhattan.

The bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Great Bend High School and a 2008 graduate of FHSU. He is a graduate student majoring in geography at Kansas State University.

Following a wedding trip to Estes Park, Colo., the newlyweds are at home in Manhattan.