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Congratulations, Lauren and Thomas!

Mr. and Mrs. J. Thomas Cluen of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Louise Cluen, to Thomas Elliot Bauer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin W. Bauer of Wichita, Kansas. Lauren is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ted H. Greene, Sr., of Prairie Village and the late Mr. Greene […]

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Congratulations, Bristol & Austin!

Mr. and Mrs. Erich Edward Brandt of Overland Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bristol Nicole Brandt, to Austin Wayne Whiles, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wayne Whiles of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Charlotte May Schoofs, the late Mr. Robert David Silk and […]

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Congratulations, Rachel and Nathan!

Carolyn Jemelka Price of Our Town and Dr. Richard Brooke Price, Jr., of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Price, to Nathan John Peterson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Joseph Peterson, of Norman, Oklahoma. Rachel is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She earned a […]

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Crib Note – Charlotte Opal Thompson

Maigan and Hayes Thompson of Nashville, Tennessee, welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Charlotte Opal Thompson, on September 9th. She weighed seven pounds, five ounces, and was 21 inches long. Charlotte has blue eyes and brown hair. Her delighted grandparents are Barb and Webster Thompson of Our Town and Diane and Ron Shanks of Delano, Tennessee. […]

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Schwalbach!

Mary Lynn Coulson and Zachary John Schwalbach were married on December 28th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Coulson of Leawood. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Schwalbach, of Hudson, Wisconsin. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner […]

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Happy Birthday, Patrick!

Michaela and Patrick A. Pearce, Jr., held a “Mustache Bash” for their son, Patrick Michael Pearce, to celebrate his first birthday on January 10th. The active little boy enjoys playing with toy balls, and his father, who is a KU graduate and passionate Jayhawk’s fan, hopes that Patrick will play basketball someday for The University […]

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Tails of Our Town – Pop Tart

Megan Hannahan and Austin Pickett adopted Pop Tart from Great Plains SPCA, and she has quickly settled into her new home. Pop Tart is a three month old American Bulldog mix, a true puppy who plays and sleeps as much as she can. Also featured in the February 22nd issue of The Independent  Megan and […]

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