Mallory Hardin of Little Rock and Aaron Brooks of Conway have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Lu and Mary Hardin of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Chrystal and the late Luther S. Hardin, and the late Burness and Iris O’Neal Bowen.
She is a 2002 graduate of Russellville High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas.
She is currently employed as a morning news anchor at KARK 4 News in Little Rock.
The prospective groom is the son of Ricky and Sheila Brooks of Conway. He is the grandson of the late Bill and Fay Ainsworth and the late Joy Wynn Brooks.
He is a 2001 graduate of Vilonia High School, a 2005 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and a 2008 graduate of Harvard Law School.
He is currently employed as an attorney with Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, Ill.
The wedding is set to take place at 3 p.m. Jan. 26, 2013, at Coronado, Calif.