Together with their families, Amy Phelps of Belpre and Robert Lucas of Parkersburg announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the mother of Mara and Cordelia Mendenhall.

She is the daughter of Allen and Loretta Phelps of Marietta. She is a 1996 graduate of Marietta High School and a 1998 graduate of Marietta College with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She is employed by the Parkersburg News and Sentinel as a lifestyles and special projects copy editor and columnist and the editor of Mid-Ohio Valley Parent Magazine.

The prospective bridegroom is the father of Anne Lucas. He is the son of Walter “Ken” Lucas of Parkersburg and the late Helen Lucas. He is a 1985 graduate of Parkersburg High School and a 1988 graduate of West Virginia University at Parkersburg with an associate’s degree in business administration. He is employed by Poynter’s Best Products as a warehouse manager/dispatcher.

A wedding is planned for April 29, with a reception planned for a later date.

After a honeymoon in Amish Country, the couple and their family will reside in Belpre.


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