Kennedy-Basnett

Erin Basnett of Fayetteville, AR, daughter of Bill and Barbara Basnett, Fort Smith, AR, and John "Paul" Kennedy III of Fayetteville, son of John and Mary Kennedy of Las Vegas, NV, (formerly of New Prague) announce their engagement. Erin is a graduate of Southside High School in Fort Smith, AR, 2003, and has received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2007) and Master of Science in Operations Management at the University of Arkansas (2008). She is a senior procurement analyst with Tyson Foods.

John is a graduate of Eden Prairie High School 1999, and has received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, (2003). He is a business unit executive with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions. John is the grandson of Allen and Ginny Mahowald of New Prague.

An April 26, 2013, wedding will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. A reception will be held at Springdale Country Club, Springdale, AR.