Drake-Wright: DALLAS — On Jan. 3, Mr. Benjamin James Wright "Ben" proposed to Miss CasSaundra Blair Drake "Cassie" in Dallas, Texas, where the couple reside. They will be returning home to Arkansas for ceremony and related events.

Drake-Wright: DALLAS — On Jan. 3, Mr. Benjamin James Wright "Ben" proposed to Miss CasSaundra Blair Drake "Cassie" in Dallas, Texas, where the couple reside. They will be returning home to Arkansas for ceremony and related events.


Cassie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lee Hardin of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Mr. Scotty Drake of Star City, Ark. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Argie Taliaferro and the late Mr. Sandy T. Taliaferro of Tarry, Ark. She is also the granddaughter of Mrs. Eileen Drake and the late Mr. Donald Drake of Star City, Ark. Cassie graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with her master’s of accountancy in 2011. Cassie is currently a senior consultant at Protiviti.


Ben is the son of the late Mrs. Sandra Marie Wright of Ozark, Ark. and Mr. and Mrs. James Wright of Ozark, Ark. He is the grandson of Mrs. Anna Mae Wright and the late Mr. Jimmie Wright of McCaysville, Ga. Ben graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a degree in marketing management in 2010. Ben is currently the owner/founder of Today’s Local Media.


Cassie and Ben are set to marry on Aug. 23, 2014, in Hot Springs, Ark. A private ceremony will begin at a half past six in the evening in the beautiful Garvan Gardens Anthony Chapel on Lake Hamilton. The double-ring ceremony will be performed by Mr. Chip Andrus.


The two will then proceed to a grand reception in the culinary district of downtown Hot Springs in the historical Hamp Williams building at half past seven in the evening. There a night of fine dining, dancing and other celebrations will occur.


All friends and family will be invited to attend. Please see the couples website wright-wedding.com for further details. Invitations will be sent for all ceremonies.