×
Subscribe

Subscribe Today

Save almost 50% off the newsstand price!

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.

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, and was 19 and one-quarter inches long. His grandparents are Mary Don and Bob Beachy and Dottie Langdon and the late Emmett Langdon. Everett joins his three-year-old sister, Emmett Elizabeth Langdon, who is named for their paternal grandfather. Everett is in turn named for their paternal grandfather’s twin brother.  The two darling little ones are already fast friends – just as the original Emmett and Everett were. The baby and his aunt, Jane Woods Beachy, share their middle name. Woods is the maiden name of Mary Don Beachy and was the last name of Laura’s beloved grandparents, the late Virginia and Hammond Woods. Everett smiles all the time, and we know he loves his nursery – it is decorated with the theme of fly-fishing in the Colorado mountain lakes and rivers. 

Also featured in the December 15, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Bailey Pianalto Photography

Features

Congratulations, Reagan & Alex!

Mr. and Mrs. David Joseph Fromm of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Reagan Marie Fromm, to Alex Michael Beck, the son of Mr.…

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Williams!

Major Kristen Alling Smith and Major Shane Thomas Williams were united in matrimony on July 28th at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. The bride is the daughter of…

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Pollard!

Abigail Louise Eickhorst and Robert Reilly Pollard were married at The Abbott in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 13th. The bride is the daughter of Katherine Anne Eickhorst of Shawnee,…

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…