Tricounty News


Roger and Jackie Arens announce the engagement of their son LCPL Benjamin Arens to Allison Parkhurst of Jacksonville, N.C. Ben is a 2004 graduate of Dassel-Cokato High School. He joined the marines in 2008, and is stationed at Camp Lejeune. Ben is a grandson of Gwen Caird and the late Jack Caird of Kimball.

Allison is the daughter of Doug and Martha Parkhurst of Jacksonville, N.C. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She is employed by Onslow County in the court house.

A Saturday, June 18, 2011, wedding is planned in Jacksonville, N.C.