Social Circles

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Keatley!

Emily Ayliffe White and Edward Benton Keatley were married on May 31st at The Pavilion of the Two Sisters at City Park in New Orleans, Louisiana. The bride is the daughter of Edna Ayliffe Latchem of St. Gabriel, Louisiana, and Mr. William Clinton White II of Artesia, New Mexico. Emily is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Latchem and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Clinton White. Her groom is the son of Mrs. Robert Arthur Keatley of Our Town and the late Mr. Keatley.

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Rhett Valentine Jackson

Crib Note
Rhett Valentine Jackson was born on July 1st. The darling baby girl is the first child born to Elisabeth “Blair” Burey Jackson and Bradley Stevens Jackson of Fairway. Rhett has brown hair and brown eyes and weighed seven pounds, six ounces and was 21 inches long. Her proud grandparents are Cathy and Jeff Burey of Overland Park and Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson of Prairie Village.

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Congratulations, Danielle and Matt!

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jerome Kopp of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Marie Kopp, to Matthew Alexander Farmer, the son of Susan Carol Farmer of Our Town and the late Mr. Matthew Thomas Farmer. Danielle is a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting and finance from The University of Kansas. Danielle is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and is careering with Robert W.

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Summer Celebrations 2014

A Sizzlin’ Summer
The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2014 summer, Kansas City-style! 

Blue Hills Country Club
Grace Kiewiet, Olivia Oades, Maggie Dahir, and Rosie Oades

Country Club of Leawood
Say cheese! Morgan Ramsey, Jesse Paxton, Cayla Prophater, Grace Kirkland, and Abby Karl

Indian Hills Country Club
Cary Miller, Rob and Jessica Hagg and Casey Housley had a wonde

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Craig!

Nicole Marie Burns and Bernard Joseph Craig were married on May 24th at Visitation Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Joseph Burns of Loch Lloyd, Missouri. Nicole is the granddaughter of Virginia “Ginny” Stack Burns of Our Town, the late Mr. Edmond Donald Burns, the late Elvira Quiroz Clarke, and Mr. Lupe Alvarez of Raytown, Missouri. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Duffy Craig, Jr. of Our Town. Bernard is the grandson of the late Mr.

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