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Congratulations, Claire & James!

Mr. and Mrs. Francis D. Uryasz III of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Louise Uryasz, to James Mitchell Harris, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Harris, Jr. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School. Claire earned a bachelor of science degree in biological systems engineering from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A member of Phi Mu sorority, she is employed with NRC Health in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Her groom-elect is a graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. James earned a bachelor of science degree in criminology from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a member of Chi Phi fraternity. James is employed with The Governance Institute in Lincoln, Nebraska. Theirs will be a June 23rd wedding at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church.

Also featured in the March 31, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Heather Brulez


Crib Note – Everett Woods Langdon

A bouncing baby boy named Everett Woods Langdon was born on August 17th in Our Town to Laura and Jesse Langdon. The blue-eyed, brown-haired boy weighed eight pounds, five ounces,…

Vacation Vignette – David

“Westward Ho!” was the motto, when Chelan David and his daughters, Neah and Kylie, set out on their travels. They visited Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. One highlight of…

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Nichols!

Kathryn Hannah Stanton and Stephen Evans Nichols were united in matrimony at Old Mission United Methodist Church in Fairway, Kansas, on October 6th. The bride is the daughter of Mr.…

Congratulations, Meg & Will!

Mr. Richard Scott Shackelford of Leawood, Kansas, is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Margaret Frances Shackelford, to William Andrew Verret, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David…