Larry and Sara Howard, Dodge City are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kathy Johanna Howard to Richard Allen Baumett, son of Ralph and Yvette Redford, West Barnstable, Mass. and Gary Baumett, Prescott, Ariz.
    Grandparents of the couple are Retha Howard, Arvada, Colo. and the late Keith Howard, and the late Fred and Edith Meyer.
    The bride to be is a 2001 graduate of Dodge City High School and a 2003 graduate of Hutchinson Community College with a paramedic degree and RN Degree from Hutchinson Community College in 2007.  She is currently a paramedic for Sedgwick County EMS.
    The prospective groom is  a 1995 graduate of Fountain High School, Fountain, Colo.  He is currently a flight mechanic for Cessna.
    The wedding is planned for Oct. 4, 2008 at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, Goddard.