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Congratulations, Amy & Michael!

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kemp Schoenfeld of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Kate Schoenfeld, to Michael Patrick Bell, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon R. Bell of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Howard Helzberg of Birmingham, Alabama, and the late Mr. Helzberg […]

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Happy Birthday Teddy & Tate Sullivan!

Happy Birthday to Teddy Sullivan and Tate Sullivan, who recently celebrated their 1st and 2nd birthdays with a fun bash. The beautiful blond boys are the sons of Libby and Brady Sullivan of Our Town, and grandsons of Nan and Mark Meyerdirk of Mission Hills, and Bridget Collin-Sullivan and Dr. Terry Sullivan, both of Denver, […]

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Congratulations, Katherine & Constantine!

Mr. and Mrs. Richardson Kammeyer Powell of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Keller Powell, to Constantine John “Gus” Jianas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Gus Jianas of Prairie Village.  The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shaw Keller and the late […]

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Congratulations, Sarah-Allen & Marc!

Mr. and Mrs. David William Preston of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah-Allen Preston, to Marc Harding Radasky, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Jacob Radasky. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Cleona Curle Robnett Allen and Mr. Glenn T. Allen, Jr. of Lakeland, Florida, and Mr. Thomas […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Tolson!

Elizabeth Erin Tiesing and Austin Thomas Tolson were married on October 8th at The Country Club of DC Ranch, overlooking the mountains of Scottsdale, Arizona.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Tiesing of Our Town. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wooten, Sr. of Prairie Village and […]

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Subscriber Spotlight – Catherine Dudenhoeffer

Catherine Dudenhoeffer is passionate about non-profit work and helping others. Her interest began in high school when she volunteered for the Special Olympics and continued through college where she was involved in her sorority’s literacy philanthropy. She graduated with a bachelor of arts in communication from the University of Missouri and was a member of […]

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Tails of Our Town – Harley Sight

Rob Sight, owner of Rob Sight Ford, recently announced a special partnership with Wayside Waifs. His mixed breed hound dog, Harley Sight, who was adopted from Wayside, is heading a campaign to help his furry friends find loving homes.  With every sale of a new or pre-owned car or truck, Rob Sight Ford will donate […]

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Subscriber Spotlight – Helzberg Family

Arthur Helzberg, the youngest son of Jamie and Bush Helzberg, recently turned one. According to his mother, he is the ‘perfect baby’ with a sunny disposition. Arthur grins at everyone, whether he knows them or not. All they have to do is smile at him while he is in the midst of tears, and he […]

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Congratulations, Laura & Adam!

Reverend and Mrs. Dwight Ward Tawney of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Leigh Wilkerson, to Adam Christopher Dietrich, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Diamond Oscar Willis Dietrich of St. Louis, Missouri. Laura is the daughter of the late Mr. William Ralph Wilkerson III. The bride-to-be is the […]

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