Announcements

Francette Veteto, Colony, and Mary Lea Wright, Iola, announce the birth of a great-granddaughter, Stella Kathleen, born Jan. 26 , 2010, to Ryan and Audra Kathleen (Wright) Sherman of Boise, Idaho. She weighed 8 pounds,1…

Newlyweds Archie and Cindy Stokes, LaHarpe, Harry Stogsdill, Iola, and Edna Roach, Garnett, announce the marriage of their children, Brenda (Stokes) Kress and Frank Smith, Iola. The couple were married Jan. 15 in Eureka Springs,…

Mike and Joyce Allen, Coffeyville, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Flint Allen, Chanute, to Kiley Cooper, Hill City, daughter of Bodie and Terry Cooper of Hill City. The bride-elect is a…

Katelyn LaRue, Elsmore, and Ethan Walker, Altoona, are planning a June 26 wedding in Altoona. The bride-elect is the daughter of Ray LaRue, Elsmore, and the late Sharon LaRue. She is a 2008 graduate of…

Joseph and Shanda Hurla, Eudora, announce the birth of a son, Grant Joseph, born Jan. 14, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches…

Chad and Jana Grisier, Edwardsville, announce the birth of a son, Owen James, born Dec. 4, 2009, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.…