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SOCIAL CIRCLES

Congratulations, Hilary & Bennet!

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Duvall Gee of Prairie Village, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Wilson Gee, to Bennet Bell Goeckner, the son of Dr. Tracy Lucille Bell and Dr. Fritz Charles Goeckner of Burlington, Iowa. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Captain Alan Dougall, USN (retired), and […]

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Congratulations, Margaret & Evan!

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Holton Brill of Prairie Village, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Montgomery Brill, to Evan Raleigh Lang, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Robert Lang of Mission Hills, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Robert Fitzpatrick and the […]

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Happy Birthday, Emmy Sansale!

It’s a big day in a little girl’s life. Emerson Fate Sansale celebrated her first birthday on July 21st. Cheering her on were Melissa and Casey Sansale, her parents; Susan and Michael Fate of Our Town and Lynn and Paul Sansale of Saint Paul, Minnesota, her grandparents; and Sloane, her older sister. Emmy already loves […]

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Congratulations, Maggie & Tucker!

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mason Newell of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Newell, to Griffin Tucker Hawkinson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Griffee Hawkinson of McPherson, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Joseph Strick and the late […]

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Off To College – Class of 2018

Please join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2017. We congratulate these wonderful students and wish them the best as they start their exciting adventures around the country! Lizzy Speath, Stanford University; Caroline Salzman, Duke University; Jack Ramza, Syracuse University; Tate Benson, The University of Kansas; Will Powell, Carnegie Mellon University; Tommy […]

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Crib Note – William Briggs Steele

Glad tidings from Las Vegas, Nevada: William Briggs Steele was born on July 8th. His proud parents are Kristen and Stephen Steele. William joins his big brother Beckham Douglas, age three; and big brother Jackson Reed, age one. This young fellow was born with blue eyes and brown hair. William weighed seven pounds, two ounces, […]

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Congratulations, Shannon & Thomas!

Shannon Chi-Yan Ma and Thomas Coleman Hoffecker were married on June 2nd at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Annie Yiu-Chu Law of Atlanta, Georgia, and Mr. and Mrs. Philip King Huen Ma of Hong Kong. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shawn […]

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Crib Note – Shepard Gabriel King

A darling baby boy named Shepard Gabriel King arrived on May 24th. His proud parents are Rachel Sexton and Brian King of Our Town. Shepard joins his big brother William, age 12; big brother Grayson, age 10; big sister Kitty, age six; and big sister Bibi, age two. This young fellow weighed seven pounds, five […]

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Congratulations, Molly & Nicolas!

Dr. and Mrs. Martin Pius O’Laughlin of New York, New York, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Elizabeth O’Laughlin, to Nicolas Thornton Kemper, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan McBride Kemper of Kansas City, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Maurice Chester Nickell of Midwest City, Oklahoma, and […]

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