Published 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Rachael Paris and Nathaniel Sawyer were married on July 8, 2017, at Sterling Castle in Shelby.

The bride, of Bolivar, is the daughter of Stephanie Moutria and Kevin Paris. She is the granddaughter of Lora Mae White and Charlie White.

She is a 2012 graduate of Carrier Mills High School – Illinois and a 2016 graduate of Southwest Baptist University, where she majored in Intercultural Studies and English.

She is employed as International Representative for Central States Industrial in Springfield, Missouri.

The groom, also of Bolivar, is the son of Willie Sawyer and Nathaniel Chapman. He is the grandson of Alberta Sawyer and Cova Sawyer.

He is a 2013 graduate of Cornerstone Christian School in Columbiana and is currently attending Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, where he is majoring in Criminal Justice and Spanish.

He is employed as a corrections officer.

Bridal attendants were Becca Brooks, Mary Paige Wilson, Destiny Sawyer, Cecily Krehbeil and Aliyah Green.

Groom attendants were Deandre Sawyer, Kane Mitchell, AJ Gaddis, Bryant Brooks, Joshua Oliver, Qudarrius Sawyer and Nick Paris.

The officiant was Theoangelo Perkins.

The honeymoon was in Cartagena, Colombia.

Pictures were taken by Reflections of The South – Rachel Bell and Bryan Bell.

DJ Shell provided the entertainment.

Joe’s Italian catered the reception.

BB Media filmed the day and night.