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W e ddi n gs page 4-5 MikaAla McGaughey & Trevor Strong page 9 Hailey Baker & C.T. Brooks page 10-11 Jordan Elizabeth Salter & John Ryan Sword pages 12-13 Rachel Jackson & Scott Halphen page 14-15 Erica Rose Bartuska & Jeramy Gale Wilson page 16-17 Tiffany Ann Jaynes and Zachariah Zane Taylor

page 31 Emily Kangerga & C.T. Ricks page 32 Shelby Hilburn and Travis Chick Haylee Tippitt-King & Braydon Finley page 33 Jackie Nash & Dedrick Upshaw Jessica Russell & Andy Drake page 34 Kelli Layne Allen & Kyle Commander Makenzie Robertson & Clent Wyatt page 38 Jaclyn Kay Evans & Matthew Charles Clare Christy Logan & Jerry Thompson Lana Waclawczyk & Keith Julian

page 18-19 Britian Saye & Bryan McKinney page 20 Anna Elkins & Blaine Epperson page 21 Emily Staines & Dustin Epperson page 22 Stephanie Dawson & Kevin Little

e n g a g e m e n ts page 35 Nicole Dickerson & William Robbins Kimberly Loyd & Philipp Rossbach

page 23 LaQuinda Lachell Runnels & Derrick Jackson

page 36 Mandy Nolan & Benton Cater Kristen Fomby & Brad Gibson

page 24 Lindsey Souter & Dylan Thomas

page 37 Nicole Porterfield & Chase Thomas

page 25 Candice Cox & Jose Ramos pages 26 Lilli Williams & Cameron Craddock page 27 Kristina DeCarlo & Nicholas Allegretto

b a bi e s page 37 Zane Daniel Vashey

page 28 Candice Wigand & Alex Pombar page 29 Shay Pool & Tom Ditter page 30 Jordana Robbins & Chase Allen

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November 22, 2009, George and Susan Salter, and Michael and Debbie Sword, watched proudly as their children, Jordan Elizabeth Salter and John Ryan Sword took their wedding vows at Elmwood Gardens in Palestine, Texas. "Thankyou Thank yousosomuch muchtotoeveryone everyone who helped to make our wedding spectacular! Casey Jay Benson, you did an amazing job on the photographs and you were so much fun to work with. Lisa, thank you for planning such a beautiful event. The food was wonderful and the day went smoothly. Barbara, you exceeded my expectations. The flowers made the wedding and reception look like the fairytale wedding I've always dreamed of. And Dee Dee, your gardens set the perfect setting for Ryan and I to pronounce our love for one another. Thank you all so much for everything. Ryan and I could not be happier." happier.

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On and Zachariah Zane Taylor, both On October October16, 16,2009, 2009,Tiffany TiffanyAnn AnnJaynes Jaynes and Zachariah Zane Taylor, of Tyler, were united in marriage during aduring romantic sunset ceremony held at both of Tyler, were united in marriage a romantic sunset ceremony Victoria Station in Whitehouse. The brideThe is the daughter Judith E.ofJaynes held at Victoria Station in Whitehouse. bride is theofdaughter Judith and C. Michael Jaynes, both of Lindale, and the groom is the of Karen E. Jaynes and C. Michael Jaynes, both of Lindale, and the son groom is the Taylor of Bullard and Mike Taylor of Rusk.

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WEDDING PLANNER Twisted

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Vines A Floral Studio - Texarkana

Vines A Floral Studio - Texarkana

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Jaclyn Kay Evans & Matthew Charles Clare

Jaclyn Kay Evans and Matthew Charles Clare were married June 6, 2009, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Kilgore, Texas.

Christy Logan & Jerry Thompson

Christy Logan and Jerry Thompson were married November 11, 2009, at Riverside Recreation Hall & Pavilion in Longview, Texas.

Lana Waclawczyk & Keith Julian

Lana Waclawczyk and Keith Julian were married October 24, 2009, at Summerfield Methodist Church in Longview, Texas.

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Hair.com Airbrush Make-up Artist, Tamera Greene 621 East Kay St. Kilgore (903) 984-6252 (903) 240-2289

AtoZ Weddings 2429 SSE Loop 323 Tyler (903) 597-7497 www.WeddingsAtoZ.net

Adalante' Catering Company 1723 Troup Hwy Tyler (903) 526-3800 www.adalantecatering.com

Bridal Castle Vickie Landreth 3209 Kennedy Lane Texarkana (903) 838-3886 (903) 838-3899 www.TheBridalCastle.com

All In Good Taste Bakery Shelly Vetor 1201 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana, AR (870) 774-5123 (872) 779-0269 www.AllInGoodTasteBakery.com

Make-up by Rachelle Rachelle Espindola (469) 684-9438 www.rinarachelle.com Bed & Breakfasts~ Centaur Arabian Farms Owners Bill and Eva Sealey 10271 FM 2813 Flint (903) 561-6926 www.centaurarabianfarms.com Roseland Plantation 2601 State Hwy. 64 Ben Wheeler (903) 849-5553 www.roselandplantation.com Roseville Bed & Breakfast 6843 US Hwy. 80 West Marshall (903) 935-5000 www.rosevillebedandbreakfast.com Beverages: Punch, Coffee Wine and Liquor~ Party Punch Frozen Concentrate Treat Alicia or Mary (903) 658-5559 www.PartyPunchBF.com

Brides & Belles 3524 S. Broadway Tyler (903) 581-8211 www.BridesBellesTyler.com C.W. Boutique 206 N. Center Street Longview (903) 757-0307 www.cwboutiquetexas.com Elaine’s Bridal 102 E. Commerce St. Jacksonville (903) 586-9546 www.elainesbridal.com

Amazing Grace Cakes 2312 ESE Loop 323 Tyler (903) 279-1606 www.facebook.com/4cookie Cakes by Design Pam Phillips, Owner Longview (903) 241-5949 (903) 234-9155 www.macscakes.zoomshare.com Candy & Cakes By Carrie 152 CR 2411 Beckville (903) 678-4248 (903) 738-7544 www.candyandcakesbycarrie.com

Lillies and Lace Bridal and Formal 1013 West Loop 281 Longview (903) 759-7751

Cindy's Creative Cakes 501 East Hwy. 31 Kilgore (903) 983-2242 www.cakesbycindy.com

The Glitz 1416 McCann Road Longview (903) 234-8262 www.glitzboutique.com

Chez Bazan 5930 Old Bullard Rd. Tyler (903) 561-9644 www.chezbazan.com

Traditions Bridal and Formal 4038 Summerhill Square Texarkana (903) 793-1570

Designs by D’Anne (903) 589-6992 (903) 216-5714 www.designsbydanne.com

Body Fat Melting Technology~

Bridal Registry and Gifts~

Stephenson Health & Wellness Center Kenna Stephenson, M.D. 2304 Judson Rd., Ste. D Longview (903) 753-3600 www.awakeningathena.com

The Mercantile 207 Horaney Street Longview (903) 757-9200 4905 Estes Parkway Longview (903) 643-2500

Village Bakery 111 E. 8th Street Bergfeld Center Tyler (903) 592-1011 www.villagebakeryonline.com Weddings of Distinction Margaret Musslewhite (903) 759-5849 www.weddingsofdistinction.net

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Caterers~

Chair Covers~

Eyelash Extensions~

Adalante' Catering Company 1723 Troup Hwy Tyler (903) 526-3800 www.adalantecatering.com

Cover Me Pretty 615 South Broadway, Suite 240 Tyler (903) 245-4052 (505) 804-4283 www.covermeprettynow.com

Belashful Cookie McFarland, owner 201 South Henry Lindale (903) 882-6806 (903) 571-6666

Chez Bazan 5930 Old Bullard Rd. Tyler (903) 561-9644 www.chezbazan.com

Please Be Seated Staci Murray (903) 720-3595 Chrystal Bowles (903) 663-7629 www.elegantseats.com

Make-up by Rachelle Rachelle Espindola (469) 684-9438 www.rinarachelle.com

Corazon Catering Tyler (903) 216-7170 www.CorazonCateringTyler.com

Cosmetics~

Event Production and Clean-Up Assistance~

GZ Asian Bistro 2002 Judson Rd. Suite 3 Longview (903) 247-8000 www.gzasianbistro.com Josephs Catering 1721 South Broadway Tyler (903) 595-2929 www.TylerCatering.com Julie's Deli & Market 4055 Summerhill Square Texarkana (903) 792-5725 www.juliesdeli.com Lori's Eats and Sweets Lori Metcalf 1208 Titus Street Gilmer (903) 680-3287 Perfect Catering 202 Teague Longview (903) 236-2895 Sadlers Catering Rob Gowin 221 South Main Street Jacksonville (903) 589-0866 www.SadlersCatering.com Traditions Restaurant & Catering 6205 S. Broadway Tyler (903) 534-1111 www.TraditionsTyler.com

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Facials by Chrissy / Eye Candy Salon Licensed Aesthetician, Chrissy Gray Arbonne Make-up Artist Longview (903) 235-6074 Custom Printing Napkins & Invitations~ Paper Capers Inc. Elizabeth Brown & Sarah Selden, Owners 113 E. 8th St. Tyler (903) 593-6167

JBJ Enterprises Longview (903) 757-7844 (903) 576-2706 www.JobsByJanice.com Fireworks~ Fireworks Artistry By Rick Stegall (903) 593-7368 (903) 539-2039 Florists~

Dance Lessons~ MJS Music and Dance Longview (903) 806-8202 www.MJSDance.com Digital Scrapbooking~ A Digital Scrapbook (903) 561-2861 www.ADigitalScrapbook.com Dry Cleaning and Gown Preservation~ LaGrone Dry Cleaning 215 N. Shelby Street Carthage (903) 693-6491

A Pleasant Grove Florist 3414 Richmond Road Texarkana, Texas (903) 838-0800 1-800-926-2578 www.APleasantGroveFlorist.com Ann’s Petals 1107 Evergreen Drive Longview (903) 297-7799 www.AnnsPetals.com Antiqued Florist Owners: Michelle Pike and Penni Smith 115 E. Commerce Jacksonville (903) 541-2273 Benita’s Atlanta Floral Benita Griffin 113 East Main Street Atlanta (800) 772-2663 (903) 796-4149 www.BenitasAtlantaFloral.com


Brosang's Flowers LLC 3333 Troup Hwy. Tyler (903) 597-3333 (800) 256-7363 www.brosangsflowers.com

The French Tulip A purveyor of fine floral creations Judy Pace Longview (903) 241-8158

Casa Flora 314 Magnolia Lane Longview (903) 753-4492 www.CasaFloraFlowers.com

Twisted Vines...A Floral Studio Owner/Designer, Jennifer Crawford 406 N. Stateline Ave. Texarkana (903) 748-6319 (870) 772-2700

Chia’s Creations Patti Chiarello 402 N. Jefferson Ave. Mt. Pleasant (903) 572-8967

Weddings by Chapelwood 997 N. Kings Hwy. Texarkana (903) 223-3935 (877) 779-7741 www.chapelwoodflorist.com

Dreams to Memories Susan Johnson (903) 360-8802 www.dreams2memories.net

Flower Preservation~

Fairfield Inn & Suits by Marriott 105 West I-20 Marshall (903) 938-7666 www.FairfieldMarshall.com

Forever Flowers Keep Your Memories Fresh Betty Ruth McEver (903) 842-2555 (903) 520-5678

Hampton Inn 112 South Access Road Longview (903) 758-0959 www.hamptonlongviewsouth.com

Fête Des Fleurs Darren Lekar and Craig Peeples (214) 651-1113 www.FeteDesFleurs.com Flora Bella 101 B West Sixth Street Tyler (903) 526-8822 Flowers by Terri Terri Pace 305 E. Merritt St. Marshall (903) 926-5060 (903) 923-8519 La Tee Da 105 Spring Street Tyler (903) 566-1566 www.lateedaflowers.com Red Barn Flower & Gift Shop 6611 S. Broadway Suite 800 Tyler (903) 561-0101 www.redbarnflorist.com

Furniture and Decor~ The Mercantile 207 Horaney Street Longview (903) 757-9200 4905 Estes Parkway Longview (903) 643-2500 Hair Stylists~ Reala Kent up-dos, cuts and color Texarkana (903) 277-8972 Tracy Uveges extensions, cuts and color Texarkana (903) 280-2204

The Finishing Touch by Stacy Stacy Pentecost, Owner 121 Heather Lane Longview, (903) 806-7449 www.TheFinishingTouchByStacy.com

Hair.com Airbrush Make-up Artist Tamera Greene 621 East Kay St. Kilgore (903) 984-6252 (903) 240-2289

The Flower Girl 11399 CR 272 Tyler (903) 509-3839

Horse Drawn Carriages~ Farm Valley Carriages Kepen & Robin Gilliam (903) 752-5501 www.farmvalleycarriages.com

Greensleeves Carriage Company Lyn Jenkins (903) 245-1994 www.greensleevescarriage.com Hotel Accommodations ~ Comfort Suites 3429 South St. Nacogdoches (936) 560-9900 www.comfortsuites.com

Hampton Inn & Suites Longview North 3044 N. Eastman Rd. Longview (903) 663-8670 www.hamptonlongviewnorth.com Hampton Inn & Suites 3625 South St. Nacogdoches (936) 560-9901 Holiday Inn Express-Tyler South 2421 ESE Loop 323 Tyler (903) 566-0600 www.hietyler.com Wingate By Wyndham General Manager: Kate Callas 431 East Loop 281 Longview (903) 663-3196 www.wingateinns.com Invitations~ Dreams to Memories Dar-Necia (903) 576-5153 www.dreams2memories.net

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O-K Paper Center 4707 DC Drive (Off Old Jacksonville Hwy.) Tyler (903) 509-2444 Toll Free (877) 509-2444 Paper Capers Inc. Elizabeth Brown & Sarah Selden, owners 113 E. 8th St. Tyler (903) 593-6167 Jewelers & Custom Jewelry Designers~ Blue Isle Expressions Custom Jewelry Designer Paula Knight 3402 Richmond Road Texarkana (903) 791-9992 (903) 280-8779 Elite Repeats & Boutique 3000 Gilmer Road Longview (903) 295-7884 Shannon’s Beading Basket 100 W. Tyler St. (Downtown) Longview (903) 242-9944 Susan Robinson Jewelry 6009 S. Broadway Ave. Tyler (903) 581-5530 www.susanrobinsonjewelry.com

Paulette's Limousine Service Paulette Mayfield 2171 Gilmer Rd. Longview (903) 295-8090

Bigg Bill's DJ Service Bill Lawson Longview (903) 235-6037 Reasonable Rates for Any Occasion

Rusty's Limo Service 1750 CR 403 Carthage (903) 692-3296 www.RustysLimoService.com

Boogie Butt Productions Robin H. Butt (903) 597-6788 (877) BOOGIE-4U www.boogie4u.com

Make-Up Artists~ Facials by Chrissy / Eye Candy Salon Licensed Aesthetician, Chrissy Gray Arbonne Make-up Artist Longview (903) 235-6074 Make-up by Rachelle Rachelle Espindola (469) 684-9438 www.rinarachelle.com Salon Kalea Day Spa Megan Lee Brown 3415 South Broadway Tyler (903) 534-1101 www.skdayspa.com Marriage Counseling~ Vow Marriage Enrichment Program Longview (903) 232-1700 www.wevownow.com

CMB Music Productions Casey Brown, Owner Palestine (903) 724-3192 www.CMBDJs.com Colore Ensembles "Your Music Solution" Diana Hector-Norwood Ark-La-Tex (903) 752-1607 www.tylerstrings.com Dave Goldman's Music on Wheels Since 1980 (903) 312-2576 (903) 882-8240 DJ Daddy Co Mobile DJ John Cohagen, DJ/Emcee Longview (903) 918-4555 www.djdaddyco.com Evergreen Strings Eleanor Boyd (903) 938-1359 www.marshalltx.us/evergreenstrings

Tyler Uplights Monogram Projection & Event Lighting Design (903) 724-3192 www.TylerUplights.com

Memory Slideshow Videos

Mattox Entertainment 6159 Victory Drive Marshall (903) 938-4977 www.mattoxentertainment.com

A Digital Scrapbook (903) 561-2861 www.ADigitalScrapbook.com

MJS Music and Dance Longview (903) 806-8202 www.MJSDance.com

Limousines~

Music/DJs~

Chauffeur Service By James Monroe Tyler (903) 592-5036

A Volume Unlimited Alan Teague Cell (903) 676-7372 (903) 852-7717 Professional service for over 25 years

Lighting~

Classic Coach & Carriage Tyler (903) 581-7566 (866) 605-6224 www.classiccoachandcarriage.com

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Music Masters of East Texas Allen Durham, Owner Jacksonville (903) 360-3204 www.myspace.com/etmusicmasters Otis and The Metro Band contact: Bennie Webster Tyler (903) 597-4928 www.metroband.org


Paula Prince's Party Machine Longview (903) 738-4051 www.paulaspartymachine.com

Daily Photography Marshall (903) 687-4444 www.dailysphoto.com

Take 2 Classic Rock Band Contact Greg Murphy Tyler, TX 903-245-1604 www.take2band.com

Donna Cummings Photography 2619 Lake Springs Rd. Jacksonville (903) 586-8087 (903) 721-9279 www.donnacummings.com

Personalized Gifts~

Gema's Photography & Studio 109 W. Front Street, Ste. 205 Tyler (903) 526-4114 www.gemasphotography.com

Two Mom's Creations Personalized Gifts and Baskets 207 West Tyler Street Gilmer (903) 680-1111 Photographers~ 818 Images Photography Matt Davis (972) 523-8651 www.818images.com Able Photography & Video Longview (903) 663-8884 Tyler (903) 939-8884 www.ableweddingphoto.com Alex M. Photography Alex Maldonado (903) 729-4884 www.alexmphotography.com Allen Arrick Photography Tyler (903) 253-1848 www.allenarrick.com Barnett Photography Longview (903) 736-8561 www.photographybybarnett.com Brandi Burkett Photography Tyler (903) 312-5550 www.BrandiBurkett.com Casey Jay Benson Photography Tyler (903) 571-9749 www.caseyjaybenson.com Chia’s Creations Patti Chiarello 402 N. Jefferson Ave. Mt. Pleasant (903) 572-8967

Graham's Photography Bob Graham Longview (903) 235-3715 www.RobertGrahamPhotography.com Inspired Images Photography Overton (903) 752-1603 www.inspiredimagesonline.com Jennifer Willard Photography (903) 723-5956 (903) 724-1529 www.jenniferwillardphotography.com Jenny Leigh Portraits (903) 253-5588 www.jennyleighportraits.com Jen's Precision Images Jen Townsend 123 MC 422 Texarkana, AR (870) 653-5056 www.jpiphotography.com Jim King Photography (903) 241-1242 www.JimKingPhotography.com Krystle Akin Photography (903) 681-2618 www.KrystleAkin.com Lasting Impressions-Portrait Designs by Viki Tyler and Lindale (903) 312-0251 www.lastingimpressionsbyviki.com Lee Loveless Photography (903) 731-4506 (888) 466-9412 www.leelovelessphotography.com

Life Demands Change Photographer: Shane Rhoden (936) 634-4250 (888) 746-0465 www.LifeDemandsChange.com Lucky Thirteen Studios (903) 312-4497 (903) 312-4663 www.LuckyThirteenStudios.net Nguyen Photography 1105 Evergreen St. Longview (903) 738-3006 www.nguyenphotoonline.com One Creation Studios Niki Anderson Texarkana (430) 200-0482 www.onecreationstudios.com Photogenics Tyler (903) 521-2331 (903) 216-7341 www.photogenicscaptures.com Photography by Dena Lufkin (936) 875-5592 www.photographybydena.com Photography By Don & Judy 114 Timber Trail Longview (903) 759-4927 www.photosbydonandjudy.com Photography by Frank 1013 Bazzell Drive Longview (903) 759-6959 www.eastexfoto.com Shawn Hodges Photography 200 Town East Road Henderson (903) 657-6819 (903) 646-3618 www.shawnhodgesphotography.com Southwest Studios Photography 218 N. Kilgore St. Kilgore (903) 235-8870 www.southweststudios.net Treasured Moments Portraits 104 Quitman Pittsburg (903) 856-0006 www.treasuredmomentsportraits.com Video Perfection and Photography Debbie Henson (903) 223-5600 www.VideoPerfection.com January/February 2010 The Wedded Bliss 101


Restaurant and Private Event Venues~ GZ Asian Bistro 2002 Judson Rd., Suite 3 Longview (903) 247-8000 www.gzasianbistro.com The Potpourri House Weddings, Receptions, Catering 3320 Troup Hwy Tyler (903) 592-4171 www.potpourrihouse.com Traditions Restaurant & Catering 6205 South Broadway Tyler (903) 534-1111 www.TraditionsTyler.com Salons and Day Spas~ Salon Kalea Day Spa 3415 South Broadway Tyler (903) 534-1101 www.skdayspa.com Tanning Salons~ Bronze Chelle Tan 1905 NW Loop 281 Longview (903) 297-8861

A Thousand Word Productions (903) 839-7200 www.athousandword.com

Misty Duncan Events (214) 803-1107 www.MistyDuncanEvents.com

Able Photography & Video Longview (903) 663-8884 Tyler (903) 939-8884 www.ablevideo.com

Twisted Vines...A Floral Studio Owner/Designer, Jennifer Crawford 406 N. Stateline Ave. Texarkana, AR (903) 748-6319 (870) 772-2700

JMHpro East Texas (903) 312-8289 www.jmhpro.com ThomasShelley Productions Longview (903) 239-3092 www.thomasshelleyproductions.com Vanessa McKellar Productions 5201 S. Broadway, Ste. 230-A Tyler (903) 894-6078 www.vanessamckellar.com Video Perfection and Photography Debbie Henson (903) 223-5600 www.VideoPerfection.com Wedding and Event Planners ~

Tuxedos~

Abracadabra Wedding and Event Planning Owner/Consultant, Deborah Mason (870) 779-4838 (903) 779-4838 Texarkana, Arkansas

The Tux Shop of Tyler 4815 Old Bullard Rd. Ste. 104 Tyler (903) 534-9799

Bride's Chapel and Event Hall 4400 W. Marshall Ave. Longview (903) 759-7100

Sir Knight 1410 Judson Rd. Longview (903) 757-6647 www.sirknight.com

Cinderella Events Melinda & Tiffany, Wedding Planners (903) 680-2492 (903) 841-0998

Videographers~ 1308 Productions Videography Owner, Chris Rollins Tyler (870) 403-8266

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Dreams to Memories Susan Johnson (903) 360-8802 www.dreams2memories.net JBJ Enterprises Longview (903) 757-7844 (903) 576-2706 www.jobsbyjanice.com

Wedding Location and Event Packages~ Bride's Chapel and Event Hall 4400 W. Marshall Ave. Longview (903) 759-7100 www.brideschapel.com Castle on the Lake Jacksonville (903) 721-3593 www.jacksonvillecastle.com Eagle’s Bluff 700 N. Eagle’s Bluff Blvd. Bullard (903) 825-1123 Ext. 104 www.eaglesbluff.com Elmwood Gardens 680 ACR 446 Palestine (903) 549-2716 (903) 724-5619 www.elmwoodgardens.com Garrison Gardens Texarkana (870) 773-0275 (903) 244-7644 (903) 244-5152 www.garrisongardens.net Hidden Creek Estate 24956 Country Club Rd. Gladewater (903) 844-9191 www.hiddencreekestate.com Hollytree Country Club 6700 Hollytree Drive Tyler (903) 581-4952 ext. 102 www.hollytreeclub.com Hunt Villa Margaret Hunt, Owner Hallsville (903) 668-4752 (903) 746-0024 www.HuntVilla.info Pineapple Manor Longview (903) 918-0886 www.ThePineappleManor.com


Ramage Farm Weddings 901 Main Hooks (903) 547-6187 www.RamageFarmWeddings.com

The Marshall Grand Harrison County Courthouse Square Marshall (903) 938-3535 www.TheMarshallGrand.com

Rivercreek Farm and Ranch 2215 Roy Road Tyler (903) 534-4997 www.rivercreekfarmandranch.com

The old Parker Place Joy Manning (903) 660-2497 (817) 437-0217 Stephanie Buchanan (903) 452-0174 516 Young Rd., Hallsville www.TheoldParkerPlace.com

Roseland Plantation 2601 State Hwy. 64 Ben Wheeler (903) 849-5553 www.roselandplantation.com

The Secret Place Retreat Center (903) 799-6368 (903) 808-1034

Roseville Bed & Breakfast 6843 US Hwy. 80 West Marshall (903) 935-5000 www.rosevillebedandbreakfast.com

The Summit Club 210 E. Methvin Longview (903) 753-0331 www.summitlongview.com

Sharon Shrine Hall 10027 Hwy 31 East Tyler (903) 566-2151 www.sharonshriners.com

The Reserve Terry Edney (903) 720-4295 Debi McDaniel (903) 431-3496 7725 Hwy. 259 N. Longview www.bookthereserve.com

Shoemaker Hill Ranch Jacksonville (903) 530-3340 www.ShoemakerHillRanch.com Southern Hills Amity Stanfield, Event Coordinator Gladewater (903) 984-5335 Stone Oak Ranch Rhonda Ferguson Murchison (903) 530-7947 www.stoneoakranch.com Tankersley Gardens 518 Tankersley Road Mt. Pleasant (903) 572-0567 www.tankersleygardens.com The Belgium House Jan McClung, Owner Hallsville (903) 660-0125 (903) 720-6414 www.thebelgiumhouse.com The Legacy David & Susan Jones, Owners Jacksonville (903) 571-9644 www.thelegacy-venue.com

Traditions Restaurant & Catering 6205 S. Broadway Tyler (903) 534-1111 www.TraditionsTyler.com Victoria Station Whitehouse Pam Hood (903) 571-1149 Cheryle Fisher (903) 780-5725 www.victoriastationweddings.com Villa di Felicita` 7891 Hwy. 110 3.5 miles outside N. Loop 323 (903) 253-8989 (903) 597-0002 www.villadifelicita.com Wedding Music~ Colore Ensembles "Your Music Solution" Diana Hector-Norwood Ark-La-Tex (903) 752-1607 www.tylerstrings.com

Evergreen Strings Eleanor Boyd (903) 938-1359 www.marshalltx.us/evergreenstrings Laura Nicolardi - pianist 2106 Woodhaven Drive Tyler (903) 566-1713 (936) 425-5131 Longview String Quartet & Ensemble Pam Martin (903) 720 2188 Renee Ward (903) 663 9860 Otis and The Metro Band contact: Bennie Webster Tyler (903) 597-4928 www.metroband.org Wedding Supply Rentals~ 5S Rental & Sales 502 US. Hwy 80 West White Oak (903) 295-6666 www.5srental.com All American Party and Tent Rentals 4917 Old Jacksonville Hwy. Tyler (903) 561-2943 www.AllAmericanPartyAndTent.com Iron Inspired Iron Wedding & Reception Rentals Lynne Akin Longview (903) 738-3231 (903) 297-7803 www.ironinspiredweddings.com Red Hat Rentals 951 NE Loop 7 Athens (903) 677-3850 www.redhatrentals.com A-1 Party and Tent Rental 4005 Judson Road Longview (903) 758-2772 (903) 297-7770 Table Tops 4829 Forestwood Blvd Tyler (903) 534-3954 (903) 520-7727 www.TableTopsRental.com.

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The Wedded Bliss -Jan./Feb. 2010 Issue  

Publishing your engagement and wedding day in full color for all of East Texas cities. January and Febraury of 2010.