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Tara Erraught

IRELAND, GERMANY AND BEYOND: Stealth, planning and artistry have boosted mezzo’s rise to fame
Almost every singer has a “breakthrough” moment, when he or she lands the right role at the right time and scores a deep impression with public and press. For Irish-born mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught that moment came in March 2011, when she was called upon at the last minute to fill in for an ailing Vesselina Kasarova in the role of Romeo in Bellini’s Capuleti e Montecchi.

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Crib Note

Thomas Brett Herrick
A bouncing baby boy named Thomas Brett Herrick was born on December 14th. He weighed five pounds one ounce, was 18 inches long and has bright blue eyes and auburn hair. His proud parents are Katherine and Timothy Herrick of San Diego, California. Tommy’s grandparents are Susan and Neil Sloman, formerly of Our Town, who now reside in Coronado, California, and George Gardner Herrick of Newport, Rhode Island, and the late Katryna Brett Carothers.

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Tails of Our Town

Milly Brandt
Milly is a four year old Maltipoo. She is the princess of Liz and Perry Brandt’s household and loves to go to the Three Dog Bakery for a treat and toy!
Also featured in the April 20th issue of The Independent

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Wabash CannonBall

Wonderful Wildcats
March 1st was the date for the K-State Alumni Association’s Wabash CannonBall. Chanie and Tom Mitchell were chairmen of the event which was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Greg Musil served as the emcee. More than $1.6 million has been raised in the seven year history of the event to fund scholarships for area high school students who plan to attend Kansas State University.

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Basketball, Breakfast and Brackets

Brackfest 2013
The KU Advancement Board’s Brackfest 2013 was a slam dunk at the College Basketball Experience on March 18th. Guests enjoyed filling out brackets and basketball experts shared their thoughts on the 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Doctors from The University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital discussed the latest in sports concussion treatment and research.

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