Jeff Riggs and Amber Sands announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Fred and Theresa Nichols of Belpre. She is the granddaughter of Alice Lewis and the late John Lewis of Little Hocking, and the late Derwood and Glendora Toothman of Belpre.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Wayne and Marlene Riggs of Joker, W.Va. He is the grandson of the late Garnet Riggs and the late Freida Tuttle, both of Joker, W.Va. He is an operating engineer out of local 18 for the oil and gas industry.

A wedding is planned for this October in Belpre. The couple will reside in Joker, W.Va.