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Happy Birthday, Scarlett!

Adorable Scarlett Ann Harris turned one in October and celebrated her birthday with a candy-corn themed party at the home of her parents, Brooke and Richie Harris. The birthday girl adores her pal, Arthur, a Newfoundland. While being strolled at running speed, Scarlett giggles with glee, but she frowns when she hears a leaf blower. […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Schellhorn!

Kendall Marie Matous and Charles William Schellhorn, Jr. were married on May 24th at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth John Matous of Wichita, Kansas. Kendall is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles John Matous of Wichita and the late Mr. and Mrs. William T. Powell, Jr. […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Duerst!

Cate Newell Stark and Stephen Paul Duerst were married on August 16th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Breed Stark of Fairway. Cate is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dayton Newell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Allan Stark. Her groom […]

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Notre Dame de Sion – Girls’ Tennis Class 2 District Tournament

Following terrific performances in the Girls’ Tennis Class 2 District Tournament and an impressive showing at Sectionals over the weekend (Notre Dame de Sion took first place overall at both tournaments), Sion’s Tennis team is headed to the Missouri state tournament this weekend. Freshman Catherine Henne won Singles 1st place. Senior Michaela Henne and sophomore […]

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Crib Note – Caro Elizabeth Fehsenfeld

A pink bundle of joy named Caro Elizabeth Fehsenfeld was born on June 25th. She weighed six pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 and one half inches long. Caro has blue eyes and lovely red hair. Her proud parents are Emily and Wesley Fehsenfeld of Fairway. Her delighted grandparents are Elizabeth and Paul Uhlmann III […]

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Clark!

Katherine Therese Schilling and Christian Joseph Clark were married on July 19th at Visitation Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas John Schilling of Overland Park. Katherine is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Miller of Our Town and Mr. and Mrs. George Schilling of South Bend, Indiana. Her […]

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One Hundred Years of Quality – Arrow Fabricare

By Ann Slegman One of Our Town’s most respected businesses, Arrow Fabricare Services, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. It was originally founded by Joseph Gershon, who immigrated to the United States from Poland. Due to Joseph’s exceptional skills with needle and thread, he opened Arrow’s doors in 1914, just a few blocks down […]

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