Thornton-Pennington engagement

Paula Manasco and Rick Thornton of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Thornton, to Vann Pennington, both of Clovis. He is the son of Maggie Easterly of Franklin, Texas, and Jim Pennington of Memphis, Tenn.

The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at 616 W. Kathie. The reception will be at 1288 Lazy Lane.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Clovis High School. She is employed at Advanced Auto Parts.

The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Franklin High School. He is assigned to Cannon Air Force Base.

The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.