Nikki Gates of Conway and Jake Pruett of Vilonia have announced their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mrs. Debbie Gates and the late Mr. Lloyd Gates of Conway.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William and Shelia Pruett of Vilonia. 

The wedding is set to take place at 6 p.m. July 17. A private ceremony will be held for only family and close friends. A reception will follow at the Old Gin Special Events Center.