NORTH MONMOUTH – Announcement is made of the engagement of Ashley Lynne Hamel and Jacob Gene Walter, both of North Monmouth.

Miss Hamel is the daughter of Lisa Lynne of Litchfield. She is currently attending Central Maine Community College, studying early childhood education. She is currently employed at the Right Direction Daycare and Preschool.

Mr. Walter is the son of Timothy and Astrid Walter of South Gardiner. He is currently employed at Subway.

The wedding will be held on July 27, 2007, at the Litchfield Plains Baptist Church.