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Congratulations, Amy & Matt!

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wilks Blair of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Blair, to Matthew David Snively, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Frederick Snively of Town and Country, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Franklin Palmer of Jefferson City, Missouri, the late Mr. Robert Ewing Dallmeyer, Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Blair. Amy is a graduate of North Kansas City High School. She earned a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri. Amy was presented at the Harvest Ball in 2004 and is a BOTAR, class of 2005. She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and careers with the United States Army Corps of Engineers in Kansas City, Missouri.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Hepper of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hoover of Kokomo, Indiana. Matt is a graduate of St. Louis University High School in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri. Matt is the founder and CEO of Every True Son apparel company. Theirs will be a December 31st wedding at Unity Temple on the Plaza.


Also featured in the September 5, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Tracy Routh Photography



Congratulations, Emily & Peter!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kent Hickerson of Overland Park, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne Hickerson, to Peter Bryant Milledge, the son of Mr.…

Off To College – Class of 2023

Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2023. We wish the best to these amazing students as they start their exciting journeys around the country!      …

Crib Note – Henry Francis Sorenson

Henry Francis Sorenson was born on January 26th. He was 22 inches long at birth and has blue eyes and brown hair. His older brother, Wyatt Timothy, age two, is…

Crib Note – Cooper Frank McKee

Cooper Frank McKee was born on March 28th. He is the son of Lisa and Kelly McKee of Los Angeles, California. Cooper’s older brother is Peter McKee, who is two…