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Jul. 21, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Announcement is being made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Karin Lea Sturgeon to Peter Alan Bassett, Jr. Karin's parents are Betty Sturgeon of Ona and Howard Sturgeon of Barboursville. Pete's parents are Jane Bassett of Charleston, S.C., and Peter Alan Bassett, Sr. of Phoenix.

Karin is a native of Ona, W.Va., and graduated from Milton High School and The University of Kentucky with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She is an airline pilot for UPS Airlines in Louisville, Ky. Pete is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a graduate of Harvard University and Whittier University College of Law. He is an attorney with the firm of Son & Bassett in Louisville.

Their wedding is planned for Sept. 20, 2013, in Louisville.