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Congratulations, Jessica & Dylan!

Mr. and Mrs. Mansour Nouri of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nouri, to Dylan Aldrich, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Aldrich of Prairie Village, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Smith of Leawood, Kansas, and the late Fatemeh Dayani Nouri and Mr. Mohammad H. Nouri. Jessica is a graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy. She earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Texas Christian University. Jessica is the founder and owner of Kansas City Scribes in Kansas City, Missouri.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bellemere and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Aldrich. Dylan is a graduate of Rockhurst High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in finance and banking and commercial real estate investing from the University of Missouri. Dylan is employed with Creative Planning in Overland Park, Kansas. Theirs will be a June 27th wedding at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church in Kansas City.

Also featured in the March 21, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Waldron 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…