Subscribe Today

26 Issues

In addition to receiving 26 issues of The Independent Kansas City’s Journal of Society, your subscription will include our annual publication, the Charitable Events Calendar and a subscription to our e-newsletter, The Insider. Questions about your current subscription? Contact Laura Gabriel at 816-471-2800.


Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Hudson!

Angela Constance Latorre and Benjamin Ross Hudson were married on May 25th at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Steven Latorre of Our Town and the late Mr. Latorre. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Hudson of Wilson, North Carolina. The evening prior, the groom’s parents […]

Read More
Congratulations Whitney and Derek!

Whitney Ann Hatfield and Derek Allen Hoefer will meet at the altar of St. John’s United Methodist Church on June 7th to exchange vows. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sarah Smull Hatfield and Victoria McVicker of  Aurora, Colorado, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grant Hatfield of Our Town. Whitney is the granddaughter of Jane […]

Read More
Congratulations, Captain & Mrs. David Thomas Collins!

Monica Leigh Porter and Captain David Thomas Collins were married on August 31st at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Drs. Charles and Susan Porter of Our Town. Monica is the granddaughter of Dr. Donald R. Smith and the late Mrs. Smith and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas […]

Read More
Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. David Launder, Jr.!

Jean Louise Neenan and David Branson Launder, Jr., were married on August 17th at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Joseph Michael Neenan of Our Town and the late Mrs. Neenan. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Branson Launder, Sr., of Prairie Village. On the evening […]

Read More
The Barstow School – Missouri Class One State Championship

Congratulations to the tennis superstars from The Barstow School for recently taking home the Missouri Class One State Championship. In addition, Alena Frye and Maddy Tadros won the Missouri State Doubles Championship, putting Barstow Girls’ Tennis fourth in the record books for most individual titles by school.  Also featured in the November 30th issue of […]

Read More
Congratulations, Kendall & Charles!

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth John Matous of Wichita, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall Marie Matous, to Charles William Schellhorn, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles William Schellhorn of Our Town. Kendall is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles John Matous of Wichita and the late Mr. […]

Read More
Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman!

Mary Blair Palmer and Jeffrey Alan Hoffman were married on August 3rd at The James Leary Flood Mansion in San Francisco, California. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David Odell Palmer of Dallas, Texas. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick J. Hoffman of Olathe. The evening prior, the […]

Read More