Oct. 7, 2012 at 5:07 a.m.
Natasha Ann Vahalik and Kyle Charles Ferguson, both of Killeen, were married at 2 p.m. on October 6, 2012 at St. Mary's Church in Victoria, Texas. Fr. Dan Morales, of Victoria, officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Peggy Vahalik, of Victoria. She is the granddaughter of Irene Vahalik and the late Jodie Vahalik, of Victoria, and James Walters and the late Mary Frances Walters, of Victoria.
The groom is the son of Keith and Peggy Ferguson, of Laramie, WY. He is the grandson of Ruth Ferguson and the late Bill Ferguson, of Scottsbluff, NE, and the late Harold and Polly Gentry, of Gering, NE.
Maids of honor were Jennifer Fagan, of Brownwood, and Christin Kimball, of Victoria. Bridesmaids were Melanie Janak, of Houston, Paige Arrington, of Frisco, Corinne Vahalik, of Brookshire, and Sarah Ferguson, of Arkansas City, KS. Evelyn Vahalik, of Brookshire, attended as flower girl.
Chad Avery, of Laramie, WY, served as best man. Groomsmen were Matthew Vahalik, of Brookshire, Spencer McCoy, of Arkansas, KS, Greg Southards, of Las Vegas, NV, Nathan Overseth, of Spearfish, SD, and Louis Garcia, of Harker Heights. Kristopher Walters, of Victoria, served as ring bearer.
A dinner and dance was held following the ceremony at Raisin L Ranch in Victoria. The couple will honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, and reside in Sierra Vista, AZ.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of St. Joseph High School, a 2007 graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Health, a 2009 graduate of the University of Houston with a BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and a 2010 graduate of Baylor University with a MS in Communication Services and Disorders. She will be pursuing her career in Speech Pathology in Arizona.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Laramie High School and a graduate of Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD with a BS in Chemistry and Military Sciences. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army in May 2008. Kyle is currently a Captain in the US Army stationed at Ft. Hood. He recently returned from a tour in Iraq and Kuwait, and will be stationed in Arizona, for further military training.