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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. James Barnes!

Reagan Marlene Kerr and James Grant Barnes were married on August 4th in Charlottesville,Virginia. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hunter Snell of Charlottesville and Mr. Everett Gibson Kerr of Our Town. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Wilkie Wood of Charlottesville and Mr. and Mrs. Whitney Edward Kerr of Prairie Village. Her groom is the son of Judy Lee Esau of Charlottesville and Mr. and Mrs. James Martin Barnes of Durham, North Carolina.

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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. John Halcomb!

Sarah Amelia Manda and John Talmage Halcomb were married on September 1st at Pleasant Hill First Presbyterian Church in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Gillam Manda of Pleasant Hill. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. John Edwin Young of Our Town, and the late Mr. Young, and Mrs. Edward Arnold Manda, Jr., of Pleasant Hill, and the late Mr. Manda. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Halcomb of Schochoh, Kentucky.

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Harrison Stephen Koehler

Crib Note
A blue bundle of joy named Harrison Stephen Koehler arrived on December 3rd. His proud parents are Tara and Gregory Koehler of Our Town. Harrison weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 and one half inches long. He has blue eyes, light brown hair and his middle name came from his maternal grandfather.  Harrison was welcomed home by his adoring siblings, Caroline and Henry. Grandparents Donna and Stephen Hinkhouse are thrilled with this adorable addition to the family.

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Congratulations Jennifer & Jake!

Mary McGilley of Leawood and Mr. John Martin Garlich, Jr., of Saint Louis, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Garlich, to Jake Michael Box, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Box of Ipswich, England. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Marilyn Muehlbach McGilley of Our Town, the late John William McGilley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Martin Garlich, Sr. Jeni is a graduate of Blue Valley North High School.

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Art Insider
Art Insider will be published in each issue of The Independent in 2013 and feature personal comments from Julián Zugazagoitia from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Photo Credit: Dr. Charles Porter and Bob Greenspan

Rodin’s The Thinker on the south side of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Julián Zugazagoitia

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