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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 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tolson of Overland Park. Lisa Tiesing, the bride’s sister; served as maid of honor, and Carrie Moore, Shera Brandvold and Mary Olhava were bridesmaids.  Charles Wooten, Jr., stepbrother of the groom; was the best man, and Marcus Baker, Matthew VanAuken and Christopher Jennings were the groomsmen. Harper Tiesing, the bride’s niece; was the flower girl and Carter Wooten, the groom’s nephew; was the ring bearer. The bride’s parents feted the couple with a lovely reception under the stars at The Country Club of DC Ranch. After honeymooning in Jamaica, the newlyweds are at home in Phoenix. Beth is careering at Scottsdale Healthcare, and Austin is employed by Carefusion.

Also featured in the February 18th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Stephanie Fay




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…