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Friends Forever

Brendan McCann, Anthony Mendolia, Jr., Spencer Porshe, Teddy Hauptmann, and Connor Prochnow have been friends since kindergarten at St. Paul’s. The boys will graduate next year from Rockhurst High School.  Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent Brendan McCann, Anthony Mendolia, Jr., Spencer Porshe, and Teddy Hauptmann, received their senior rings at […]

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Crib Note – Jack Grant Stingley

A blue bundle of joy named Jack Grant Stingley arrived on March 18th. He weighed six pounds, four ounces. Jack has blue eyes and blonde hair. His proud parents are Gina and Jeffrey Stingley of Our Town. Jack’s grandparents are Barb and Frank Leo of Hays, Kansas and Cyndi and Mark Stingley of Lenexa. His […]

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Crib Note – Jeremy Robert Starr

A darling baby boy named Jeremy Robert Starr was born on October 24th to Amy and Andrew Starr of Mission. Jeremy has hazel eyes and brown hair and weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces. His proud grandparents are Barbara and John Bauman of Columbia, Missouri, and Irene and Norton Starr of Amherst, Massachusetts. Jeremy shares his […]

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Congratulations, Laura & Jesse!

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Beachy of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Beachy, to Jesse Leroy Langdon, the son of Mrs. Emmett Langdon of Parkville, Missouri, and the late Mr. Langdon. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Honorable and Mrs. Hammond C. Woods and the […]

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Crib Note – Leo Charles Boudreau

Leo Charles Boudreau arrived on October 5th to proud parents Elaina and Bryan Boudreau of Leawood. Leo joins his big brother Luke, age 12; and big sister Alyssa, age nine. Leo weighed 10 pounds, four ounces and was 20 and one half inches long. He was born with brown eyes and dark brown hair. Proud […]

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Crib Note – Robert Joseph Tagliaferro

A darling baby boy named Robert Joseph Tagliaferro arrived on March 19th, St. Joseph’s Day. He weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Robbie was born with blue-green eyes and a full head of auburn hair. His proud parents are Brooke and Christopher Tagliaferro of Lake Forest, Illinois. Robbie’s grandparents Debra and […]

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Congratulations, Claire & Bradley! 

Mr. and Mrs. William James January of Wichita, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Marie January, to Bradley Atha Boeshaar, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tucker Boeshaar of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Wells Cyril Smith of Wichita and the late Mrs. Smith and […]

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