Couples announcements December 2, 2008



Higginbotham and Compton

Robert and Melissa Higginbotham, of Payson, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Paul Robert to Hillery M. Compton, daughter of James and Laureen Compton of Illinois. Paul is a class of 2003 graduate of Payson High School and graduated with a bachelor's degree in media studies from Judson University. He is currently working toward his master's of science in integrated marketing communications at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is currently employed at Anderson Animal Shelter in Illinois. Hillery is a class of 2005 graduate of Larkin High School in Elgin, Ill. and is currently attending the University of Illinois to obtain her bachelor's degree in psychology. She is employed at The Vines at Countryside, a nursing home, in Elgin. A May wedding is planned in Elgin, Ill., followed by a June open house in Payson.