Smith, Ernst to wed

Cody Smith and Rachel Ernst

Russell and Claire Ernst of Hamersville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Ernst to Cody Layne Smith.

Cody is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Smith of Winchester, Ky., and Ms. Alexandra Smith of Columbus, formerly of Batavia. Rachel is a 2007 graduate of Western Brown High School and Cody is a 2009 graduate of Batavia High School.

The happy couple met in the aisles of Kroger and now they will march down a different aisle on Aug. 26, 2011 at the Mason Family Farm in Georgetown.