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Miss Missouri USA Pageant

Miss Kansas City, Bayleigh Dayton, recently competed in the Miss Missouri USA Pageant and won the title. Bayleigh is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School and Baylor University. She is the first African American to hold the title in the pageant’s history. Bayleigh hails from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and she will compete in the nationally-televised Miss USA Pageant next year.

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KC Pet Project

Mayor Sly James, City Manager Troy Schulte, the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks Department, City Council members, and honored guests recently announced the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s intention to build a new shelter for the animals of Our Town. The current shelter, operated by KC Pet Project, was built in 1972 and has been considered too small and outdated for many years.

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Congratulations, Sarah & Bernard!

Mr. and Mrs. William Love of Leawood and Mr. Christopher Smart of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ellen Smart, to Bernard Lee Parham, Jr., the son of Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Parham, Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. Marsha Pachter of Overland Park, Mr. Myron Wang of Prairie Village and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Smart. Sarah is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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