June 28, 2009


Kristen Marie Ardinger and Daniel Joseph Karn of Jackson, Wyo., announce their engagement.

Ms. Ardinger is the daughter of Don Price Ardinger of Hagerstown and the late Susan Lynn Ardinger. She is a 1987 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School and a 1992 graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts in textile design. She is the owner and operator of Dog Day Afternoon Dog Kennel in Jackson.

Mr. Karn is the son of Debra Lee Alexander of Casper, Wyo. He is a 1995 graduate of DuBois High School and a 2000 graduate of the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Arts in administration of justice. He is the owner and operator of D.K. Services in Jackson.

A Sept. 26, 2009, wedding is planned.


Ben and Sally Clopper of Smithsburg announce the engagement of their son, Ben Clopper, to Julie Hausman, daughter of John and Marion Hausman of Hedgesville, W.Va.


Ms. Hausman is a 1998 graduate of Seneca Valley High School in Germantown, Md., and a 2002 graduate of Albright College in Reading, Pa. She is employed at Brooke Grove Foundation in Williamsport.

Mr. Clopper is a 1995 graduate of Smithsburg High School and a 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. He is employed with Brook Lane Health Services.

A September 2009 wedding is planned.

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