Gary and Sue Thomas of Newport, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Thomas to Brandon Jewell, son of Tom and Joyce Jewell of St. Marys. They were engaged on Jan. 25.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Frontier High School and employed in the oil and gas industry. The prospective bridegroom is a 2011 graduate of St. Marys High School and employed as a welder.

A fall 2015 wedding is being planned.