Laken Deneé Dirkes and Scott Thomas Adair will be united in marriage at 3 p.m. Saturday at Gospel Mission Worship Center in Reidland. All friends and relatives are invited.
Miss Dirkes is the daughter of Greg and Johnna Black of Benton and David Dirkes of Paducah. She is the granddaughter of Pam Howard and Kenneth Wilson, both of Paducah, Gloria Theiss of Kingsport, Tenn., and David Dirkes Sr. of Anna, Texas. She is a 2007 graduate of Marshall County High School in Benton and a 2011 graduate of Murray State University with a bachelor’s degree in learning and behavior disorders with a dual certification in middle school math. She is employed by the Carlisle County Schools.
Mr. Adair is the son of Benny and Glenda Adair of Calvert City. He is the grandson of Lorene Barnes of Benton and the late John Edd Barnes, and Opal Adair of Calvert City and the late Sandi Adair. He is a 2003 graduate of Marshall County High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business/marketing in 2007 and a master’s degree in organizational communications in 2010, both from Murray State University. He is an alumnus of Kappa Sigma fraternity and is employed by Briggs & Stratton in Murray.