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Congratulations, Haley & Jerry!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Robert Harlan of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Elizabeth Harlan, to Gerald Joseph Mancuso, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Michael Mancuso of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Latimer and Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Harlan. Haley is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education from Miami University and a master’s degree in sports administration from Northwestern University. Haley is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. 

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Dreifurst and Dr. and Mrs. Gerald P. Mancuso. Jerry is a graduate of Rockhurst High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in business from Saint Louis University. Jerry was a BOTAR escort in 2014. He is employed with the Bukaty Companies. Theirs will be an August 6th wedding at The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin.

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Additional photos featured in the June 11, 2016 issue. 



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…