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American Royal – Junior Premium Livestock Auction

October 20th was the date for the Junior Premium Livestock Auction. The Auction, which marked the end of the first week of the 120th American Royal Livestock Show, was held in the Wagstaff Theatre at the American Royal Complex. Sixty of the best animals from the show were sold, which set a new auction record.

Logan Jackson, Bryan Beaver, and Hayden Schroeder


Kassidy Bremer


Olivia Walrod


Gentri Phillips, Traci and Glen Alan Phillips, The American Royal Association; and Graci Phillips

Also featured in the November 23, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Legacy Livestock Imaging


Children’s Mercy – Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

The 2019 Nick and Jake’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament was held on October 7th. More than 240 golfers played at Blue Hills Country Club or Nicklaus Golf Club. Afterward,…

Reaching Out From Within – Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity

SuEllen Fried was the chairman for Reaching Out From Within’s Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity. The October 7th event was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Axel Briemle, an…

BOTAR – Formal at BOTAR High

October 4th was the date for the Formal at BOTAR High. BOTARS and escorts gathered at Brookside Gardens for the festive evening of dinner and dancing. Hannah Arnspiger, Chloie Costello,…

Sheffield Place – Off The Wall

Off The Wall, an evening of dinner, drinks, and local art, was held on October 12th at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas were the honorary…