October 19, 2008


Melinda Sue Obitts and Thomas John Smith, both of Washington County, announce their engagement.

Ms. Obitts is the daughter of Gregory and Sharon Obitts of Smithsburg. She is a graduate of Smithsburg High School. She is employed by Carroll County Public Schools.

Mr. Smith is the son of Gail Smith of Chewsville and the late Robert Smith Sr. He is a graduate of Smithsburg High School. He is employed by Tractor Supply Co. in Hagerstown.

A Dec. 6, 2008, wedding is planned.


Douglas and Kimberly Hicks of Keedysville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Hollis Hicks, to Joshua Jay Miller, son of Jay and Robin Miller of Sharpsburg.


Ms. Hicks is a 2001 graduate of Boonsboro High School and a 2004 graduate of Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She attends Frostburg State University and is pursuing a master's degree in business administration. She is employed as the assistant course administrator by the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology in Hagerstown.

Mr. Miller is a 2000 graduate of Williamsport High School and a 2004 graduate of University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Science in cell and molecular biology and genetics. In 2005 he received a master's degree in plant genetics from the University of Maryland. He is employed as a sales representative with Willard Agri-Service in Stewartstown, Pa.

A December 2008 wedding is planned.

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