Together with their parents, Cortney Renea Barker and Tyler David Korns announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and Darla Barker of Watertown. She is the granddaughter of Fred and Martha Schweikert and Richard Sampson of Waterford and the late Wanda Sampson. She is a 2008 graduate of Waterford High School and earned her BA in Elementary Education from Muskingum University in 2013. She is currently employed as a first grade teacher in Columbus.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Sally Korns of New Philadelphia and the late David Korns. He is the grandson of the late Joe and Helen Korns and Bill and Doris Tucker. He is a 2009 graduate of New Philadelphia High School and earned a BA in Criminal Justice from Kent State University. He is employed as a salesman in Dublin, Ohio.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Quality Inn in Marietta.