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Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Bergrud!

Kimberlee Nicole Ried and Erik Olav Bergrud were married on November 15th in the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel at Powell Gardens. The bride is the daughter of Vicki Ried of Our Town and Mr. David Ried of Blue Springs, Missouri. She is the granddaughter of Thelma Logan of Our Town, the late Mr. James Edwards […]

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Congratulations, Lora & John!

Dr. and Mrs. Rex Marion Joyce of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lora Kathleen Joyce, to John Clayton Mosbarger, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lee Mosbarger of Goodland, Kansas. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Lora earned a bachelor of arts degree in […]

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Crib Note – Caroline Elizabeth Grey

Glad tidings from Annapolis, Maryland: Caroline Elizabeth Grey was born on January 24th to proud parents Katie Ligibel Grey and Eric Grey. The darling baby girl has blue eyes and brown hair. She weighed eight pounds, 13 ounces. Caroline joins her big sister Emmy, who is two and one half years old. Caroline’s thrilled grandparents […]

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Steele!

Kristen Leigh Briggs and Stephen Douglas Steele were married on August 3rd at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Briggs of Olathe. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fenwick of Larned, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Reed Peters of Larned, Kansas, and […]

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Crib Note – Leigh Lawrence Gray

Leigh Lawrence Gray is the new girl in Town! The blue-eyed, dark blonde-haired beauty was born on December 9th to Courtney Lawrence Gray and Brett William Gray of Prairie Village. Leigh came into this world weighing seven pounds and four ounces. Her older brother, Patrick William Gray, just turned three. The little darlings are the […]

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Tails of Our Town – Merle Ludwig

Merle, a three-year-old American Blue Heeler, posed with Brody Butler, his new owner Scott Ludwig’s nephew. Scott adopted Merle from Great Plains SPCA, and the two of them are running buddies! Also featured in the March 8th issue of The Independent   

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Happy Birthday, Brooke!

Brooke Edmonds recently celebrated her first birthday with family at the beautiful Beaver Creek, Colorado, home of her grandparents, Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson. She is the darling daughter of Ashley and John Edmonds. Brooke enjoyed meeting her cousin, Alice Beardsley, daughter of Dr. Courtney Jackson and Doug Beardsley. The happy girl shares her home […]

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