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Congratulations, Colleen & Thomas!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. James Daniel Hamilton of Wheaton, Illinois, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Colleen Mary Hamilton, to Thomas Montgomery Watson, the son of Sally Spradling Stuart of Overland Park and Mr. Christopher Jay Watson of Fairway. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carroll Malaby of Lanark, Illinois, and Mr. and Mrs. James Hamilton of Glasgow, Kentucky.

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Congratulations, Kaitlin & Joseph!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Ian Thomas Byrne of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlin Victoria Elizabeth Byrne, to Joseph Anthony Privitera II, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Anthony Privitera of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Donald Joseph Quinn of Kansas City and the late Mr. Quinn and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Francis Byrne. Kaitlin is a graduate of Bishop Miege High School.

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Craig Sole Designs

Insider Tip
Craig Sole enjoys helping people create beautiful tablescapes. Craig recommends that hosts be aware that some people do not appreciate overpowering, scented flowers at the dining table. Keep in mind that the palate and nose are connected, and guests will have a wonderful time!

Also featured in the March 21, 2015 issue of The Independent 

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Congratulations, Lauren & Alexander!

Engagement  
Mr. and Mrs. David Edward Williamson of Berea, Ohio, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Mary Williamson, to Alexander Lamonte Parker, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Sawyer Parker of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Novak and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williamson. Lauren is a graduate of Berea High School in Berea, Ohio.

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Skye Mercy

Tails Of Our Town
We are happy to report that Skye Mercy’s sad tale has a happy ending. Skye was found tied to a truck parked outside in Stockton, Kansas, where she was scared, alone and hungry. Great Plains SPCA helped to fly her to Our Town and provided her with medical treatment and tender loving care. She was officially adopted into her forever home with Rebecca and Jason Leifert in November of 2014.

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