Shirley Dintelman, Sullivan, and Lawarance Payne, Doniphan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Payne, Sullivan, to Mook Cunningham, St. James, son of Janice and Darrell Cunningham, St. James.

Sara graduated from Union High School in 2006 and Central Methodist University in 2010 with a bachelor’s in business management.

Mook graduated from St. James High School in 2003 and the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2007 with a bachelor’s in general agriculture.

The couple plan an Oct. 5, 2013, wedding at 4:30 p.m. in St. James.