RICHMOND --The engagement of Melissa F. Bateman and Aaron A. Hively, both of 4240 W. Candy Apple Court, New Middletown, is being announced by parents of the bride-to-be, Allen and Vicki Bateman, 5341 state Route 152.
The future groom is a son of Roy and Rebecca Hively, 47321 Hisey Road, New Waterford.
The bride-elect and prospective groom are staff attorneys with the Seventh District Court of Appeals for the state of Ohio.
Atty. Bateman graduated from Kent State University and the University of Akron School of Law. Atty. Hively is a graduate of Youngstown State University and the University of Akron School of Law.
The couple have chosen Jan. 27 as the date for their 6 p.m. wedding at the Georgetown in Boardman, where their reception will be held immediately afterward. Invitations will be issued for both.