Stone, Binns to marry
Sheriff Mike and Mrs. Mariam Stone are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Melanie Lois Stone, of Ruston, to Zachary Preston Binns, also of Ruston.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of David and Rae Hammons, of Choudrant, Ethel Stone, of Ruston, and the late George Stone Sr.
Melanie is a 2004 alumna of Ruston High School and a 2008 alumna of Louisiana Tech University, where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority.
The groom is the son of Janet Binns Wilson, of Ruston, and Robert Binns Jr., of West Monroe. He is the grandson of Joe Harper and Pat Harper, of Farmerville, and the late Robert Binns and Pat Binns.
Zachary is a 2004 alumnus of Ruston High School and a 2008 alumnus of Louisiana Tech University. He also earned a Master of Business Administration in 2010. Zachary is employed with Argent Financial Group in Ruston.
The couple plan to wed in a 6 p.m. ceremony on Jan. 29 at Christ Community Church in Ruston.