- Cullman, Alabama

July 7, 2008


Karen Vance and David Laney announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is a resident of Carbon Hill, Ala., and a former resident of Metairie, La. She is a 1982 graduate of Hahnville High School in Louisiana and attended Delgado College, New Orleans, and Nicholls University, Thibadoux. She is employed by WIXI Radio in Jasper and is a member of Northside Baptist Church in Jasper.

The prospective groom is the son of Azrea Laney and the late George "Curt" Laney of Cullman. He is a lifelong resident of Cullman and a 1974 graduate of Fairview High School. He attended Wallace State College, Hanceville, and Rollins College, Orlando, Fla. He is a former sheriff of Cullman County and owns a poultry operation. He is also employed part time by WCQT TV Channel 27 in Cullman as a talk show host. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Cullman.

The wedding will take place on Saturday, July 12, 2008, at First Baptist Church in Cullman.

Following a honeymoon trip the couple will reside in Cullman.