Social Circles


Congratulations Lindsey & Robert!
Mr. Steve and Dr. Jane Arbuthnot of Springfield, Illinois, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Marie Arbuthnot, to Robert Joseph Clancey, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Warren Clancey of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frederick Theodore Westerhold of Bethalto, Illinois, and the late Mr. Westerhold and Mrs. Charles Frederick Arbuthnot of Bethalto, Illinois and the late Mr.  Arbuthnot.

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Family Tradition

Watts Graduation

Dr. Solon E. Haynes, great uncle; Rachel Watts

Rachel Watts, a 2012 graduate from The University of Kansas School of Education, is following in her family footsteps to obtain her doctorate degree in education. She is photographed with her great uncle, Dr. Solon E. Haynes, who received his doctorate degree in education from The University of Kansas in 1968.

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Kansas City Explorers

Wonderful Winners
Drew and Tommy Trucksess, sons of Sara and Andrew Trucksess, enjoyed a Kansas City Explorers’ tennis match after winning free tickets as our e-blast winners. Sign up for our e-blast to stay up-to-date on events around Our Town, and have a chance to win free tickets to the Titanic Exhibit, our e-blast prize for August.
Drew Trucksess and Tommy Trucksess, e-blast ticket winners
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Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Van Winter!
Mallory Anne McGannon and Mark Samuel Van Winter tied the knot on September 10th at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Our Town. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael McGannon of Our Town and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hall of Moberly, Missouri and the late Mr. Charley Crosswhite, and Mrs. Paul T. McGannon of Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida and the late Dr. McGannon. Her groom is the son of Mr. Carl and Dr.

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Jewel Ball

Caddy Shack Party
The Jewel Ball Caddy Shack party was par for the course on June 7th at Oakwood Country Club. While “Caddy Shack” played on the television screen and music played in the background, guests enjoyed chipping at targets, putt putting through a maze and aiming at the ball cart on the driving range. There were sliders, french fries and ice cream bars on the menu for the participants to enjoy. Amber Atha, Drew Auer, Julie Chalfant, Becca Crooks, and Torry Spencer were the hosts.

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