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Congratulations, Lisa & Kelly!

Susan Virden Carpenter and Mr. Kirk Weldon Carpenter, both of Prairie Village, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne Carpenter, to Kelly Price McKee, the son of Margaret McKee of Fallbrook, California. Lisa is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Virden, the late Ruth Carpenter and the late Raymond Carpenter. She is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Lisa earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from DePauw University.

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Congratulations, Brittany & Clark!

Mr. and Mrs Perry Dean Atha of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Baird Atha, to Clark L. Johnson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanton L. Johnson of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Russell Edmond Atha, Jr. of Mission Hills and the late Mr. Atha and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph William Baird. Brittany is a graduate Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Congratulations, Betsy & John!

Mr. and Mrs. George Willard Morris, Jr. of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Gray Morris, to John Robert McGovern, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Charles McGovern of Warsaw, Missouri. Betsy is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in international studies from Baylor University. Betsy was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2009. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority.

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Congratulations, Taylor & Brett!

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Claude Twibell of Fairway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Leigh Twibell, to Brett James Havens, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Joseph Havens of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edward Joseph Maguire, Jr. of Rye, New York, and the late Mr. Maguire and the late Mr. and Mrs. Rex Twibell. Taylor is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2010.

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Congratulations, Kate & Jon!

Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Newman, Jr. of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lenore Newman, to Jonathan Carl Rutkowski, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rutkowski of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Kate is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Keller and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Newman, Sr. She is a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Kate earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from The University of Kansas.

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