Mary Crouch and Dr. Benjamin Meade were wed January 16 at their lovely residence built in 1898 in the Historical District of Fayetteville. Only a few close friends were in attendance, and performing music after the ceremony were dear friends Earl Cate, Isayah Warford and Sarah Hughes. Ben also played on guitar a song he wrote for his new wife, titled "Song for Mary." Ben and Mary are co-owners of The Cosmic Cowboy Recording and Film Studio and recently produced a documentary featuring The Cate Brothers. The studio sponsors Friday "Happy Hours" at George's, which goes along with the newly wed couple's mission to support local musicians. Mary has had a lengthy and very successful career in radio in America and internationally.

Crouch and Meade

** Lupita Hernandez & Brady Long were married at St. Vincent de Paul in Rogers, AR on July 28, 2018. She is the daughter of Eduardo & Margarita Muñoz of Gravette, AR. He is the son of Larry & Nancy Long of Fayetteville, AR. **Bridesmaids were her sisters Alma Morris (Maid of Honor), Jovita & Erica Hernandez along with Katy Bassicly, Mayra Martinez & Rosa Hernandez. Groomsmen were Jacob Taylor (Best Man), Troy Long (brother), Frank Tiritilli, Tyler Davis, Michael Skrocki, & Jonathan Beeks. Readers were David Hernandez & Brian Garriss. Junior attendants & traditions of lazo & arras were completed by other family members. **Lupita is co-owner of Maguis Maids & is a junior at UA. Brady is the owner of Brady’s Complete Services. They will make their home in Fayetteville.

Hernandez & Long

***Marian Gaviola & Troy Long were married at The Barn at the Springs June 9, 2018. She is the daughter of Myla Lumanug of Fort Worth, TX. He is the son of Larry & Nancy Long of Fayetteville, AR. ***Michael Bly (Minneapolis, MN) officiated. The bridal party: Maid of Honor Meredith Howard (Fort Worth, TX); Best Man Victor Wu (Clarendon, VA); Bridesmaid/sister Crystabel Cardenas (Manila, Philippines); & Groomsman/brother Brady Long (Fayetteville, AR). Readings were by Crystabel & Brian Garriss (Honolulu, HI). A Filipino wedding tradition placing a veil & cord around the couple was performed by John & Crystabel Cardenas along with Brady & his fiancé Guadalupe Hernandez (Gravette, AR). ***Dr. Gaviola is an Asst. Professor of Pharmacotherapy at UNT College of Pharmacy. Dr. Long is a data scientist and operations research specialist with Radformation. The couple has a home in Fort Worth, TX.

Gaviola & Long