— Melanie Burr and Nathan Taylor announce their engagement. They became engaged to wed on April 7, the future bride’s birthday.
The bride-to-be, daughter of William Burr of Conneaut and Karen Wakefield of Jackson, Mo., graduated from Conneaut High School in 2006. She is a student at South East Missouri State University and is employed at Kids Bazaar.
Her fiancé, son of Judy Lott of Conneaut and the late Gilbert Taylor, graduated from Conneaut High School in 2004. He is employed at Leggett & Platt Inc. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
The couple are planning a closed outdoor wedding July 20 at Conneaut Arts Center.