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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Kramer!

Mary Catherine Weiford and Kyle Michael Kramer were married on October 30th at Top of the Rock Chapel at Big Cedar Lodge. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Weiford of Overland Park. Katie is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hughes and the late Dr. and Mrs. […]

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Congratulations, Lauren & Anthony!

Laura Foley and Mr. David Cimpl of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Kathryn Cimpl, to Anthony Patrick LaVita, the son of Carol Melendy LaVita of Milton, Massachusetts, and Mr. Michele Anthony LaVita of Derry, New Hampshire. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald Foley of Leawood and […]

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Happy Birthday, Sloane!

March 28th was the date for Sloane Harper Sansale’s first birthday. The darling daughter of Melissa and Casey Sansale celebrated her special day with her family. Melissa reports that Sloane loves The Mickey Mouse Club, waving bye bye, swimming, and eating. She does not like her car seat or diaper changes. Happy birthday, Sloane! Additional […]

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Congratulations, Caffrey & Jack!

  Beverly Davis Brooks of Mission Hills and Mr. Robert Alan Brooks III of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caffrey Keltner Brooks, to Jack Austin Dudenhoeffer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Joseph Dudenhoeffer of Our Town. Caffrey is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frank Hampton Davis, Jr. of […]

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Congratulations, Aly & Ryan!

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edward Swyden of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson Patricia Swyden, to Ryan Michael Burnett, the son of Maxine Morillo Novotny of Wichita, Kansas, and Mr. Ray Burnett of Wichita, Kansas. Aly is the granddaughter of Jo Alice Swyden of Our Town and the late Mr. […]

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Congratulations, Whitney & Beech!

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leo Gallagher of Springfield, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Leigh Gallagher, to Robert Beech Reagan, the son of Connie Ann Reagan of Lake Tapawingo, Missouri, and Mr. Robert Forest Reagan of Oak Grove, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Marie Brinkman of Pittsburg, Kansas, […]

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Tails of Our Town – Opal

Opal was adopted by Kimberly Winter Stern in February from Great Plains SPCA. Playful, loving and curious, Opal now resides at her fur-ever home with cat sibling, Buddens. Opal was a special medical case at Great Plains SPCA, but the no kill animal welfare agency provided her with the care she needed until she found […]

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