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York Sheriff's Office couple enter wedding contest

York Sheriff's Office couple enter wedding contest

Two York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office employees were engaged Dec. 20 and recently entered a contest to win $25,000 for their wedding. The contest is organized by Be Inspired Bridal Show in Williamsburg.

"We thought we were going to have a small wedding but as we looked at the list of family and friends - well it's really hard to eliminate people,"said bride to be Shelley Asher, social media director for the sheriff's office. "We were really on a tight budget. We want to include everybody and have a nice event, but it’s very difficult to do on a deputy’s salary.”

Deputy First Class Kris Ward of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office and Asher met at work about eight...