Nancy Ann Brown and James Donald “Don” Poynter, both of Columbus, announce their engagement

Ms. Brown is a 1958 graduate of Franklin High School and a 1985 graduate of Indiana University. She retired from Bartholomew County REMC and is a former Columbus mayor.

Mr. Poynter is a 1953 graduate of Whiteland High School and a 2001 graduate of Adams Woodworking School in Whiteland. He is retired from Kroger and is a carpenter and furniture maker.

A September wedding is planned.