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Off To College 2020

Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2020. We wish the best to these amazing students as they start their exciting journeys around the country this fall.

Carmella Alyce Bailey, University of Nebraska–Lincoln


Alex Powell, Loyola University Chicago


Libby Slaymaker, University of Arkansas; Erika Sesler, University of Missouri; Allie Dierks, University of Arkansas; Olivia Townsend, University of Oklahoma; and Ava Grace Vermillion, Chapman University; flanked Stormy.


Erika Sesler, University of Missouri; celebrated with Allie Dierks, University of Arkansas; on her shoulders.


Simon Williams, Lindenwood University

Submit one high resolution photo with the name of the senior and place where he/she is going to college to jenny@kcindependent.com by June 29th to be featured in an upcoming issue of The Independent. 🎓


Congratulations, Kelsey & Teddy!

Dr. and Mrs. John Leonard Joliff of Auburn, Kansas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Kelsey Elizabeth Joliff, to Theodore Martin Fields, son of Mr. and…

Happy Birthday, Graham!

Turning one year old during a pandemic and having two older sisters requires a certain … shall we say … savoir faire! Graham Parker Sansale has just what it takes…

Crib Note – Conness Elizabeth Snively

February 22nd was the magical day for the arrival of Conness Elizabeth Snively. This adorable baby girl is the daughter of Amy Blair Snively and Matthew Snively of Our Town.…

Congratulations, Clare & Robert!

Clare Tracy Wallendjack and Robert Pitt Powell were married on February 8th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Boca Grande, Florida. The bride is the daughter of Teresa and Mark…