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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 Mr. and Mrs. George Everett Powell, Jr.  Katherine is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in International Studies from Emory University. Katherine was a Jewell Ball debutante in 2003 and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She careers with BKV in Atlanta, Georgia.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. John Leroy Marshall, Jr.  of Overland Park and the late Mr. Marshall and of Mrs.Gus George Jianas of Our Town and the late Mr. Jianas.  He is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.  Gus earned a bachelor of arts degree in organizational communications from Miami University of Ohio.  He is employed by SignUp4 in Atlanta. Theirs will be a June 16th wedding at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in Atlanta.

Also featured in the March 3rd issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Ali Harper




Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Lim!

Sara Elizabeth Colt Goodwin and George Thomas Lin were married on June 22nd at Christ Community Church Brookside. The bride is the daughter of Kristin and John Goodwin of Mission…

Congratulations, Victoria & Bryan!

Mr. John Douglas Miller of Kansas City, Missouri, is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Victoria Elizabeth Miller, to Patrick Bryan Melland, Jr., the son of Mr. and…

Crib Note – Miles England

The Independent’s own Annie England and her husband, Chris, are the thrilled parents of their first child. Miles Joseph England weighed seven pounds, six ounces, and was 21 and one…

Crib Note – Cooper Rau

Cooper Stephen Rau is the first child for Linda Howard Rau and Matthew Stephen Rau of Prairie Village, Kansas. This darling boy weighed eight pounds, four ounces, and was 20…