Miss Cynthia Rena Reed (Weldon) and Mr. Paul Robert Castanier, both of Conway, have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rollen Reed of 58 Mountain Drive in Greenbrier. She is the granddaughter of the late Ed and Tressie Cardin and the late Alfred and Rose Reed, all of Greenbrier. She attended Greenbrier High School and she is currently employed with the Greenbrier School District at the middle school.

The prospective groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Victor Castanier of Massena, N.Y., and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Castanier of Ontario, Canada. He is a graduate of Madrid-Waddington School in New York. Currently employed at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

The wedding is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at McGinty Town Church in McGinty. Family and friends are invited.