Christy Alexander, Erwin, and Ronnie Arnold, Johnson City, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kearstin Renae Arnold, to Eric David Dewayne Peterson, son of the Rev. Ferrell and Marcella Peterson, Erwin. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of University High School, Johnson City, and a student at Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology, where she will graduate in Feb. 2011. She is a member of Hulen Baptist Church, and is the granddaughter of Mary and Randy Owens, Erwin, and Peggy Arnold, Johnson City. Her fiance is a 2002 graduate of Unicoi County High School and is employed by Nuclear Fuel Services as an operator. He is a member of Hulen Baptist Church, and is the grandson of Ed and Louise Scism, Jonesborough, and Mary Peterson, Erwin, and the late Wayne B. Peterson, and the late Charles Fowler. The couple will be married early in 2011.