Stranges celebrate 60 years of marriage Donald Ray and Shirley Diane Strange celebrated 60 years of marriage. They were united in marriage at Arley United Methodist Church on May 20, 1960. They have lived around Clay County except for a few years when work required moving south of the river.
Ensign Alison Gates of Kansas City North will graduate May 20, from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. She will be commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard.
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson appointed Judge W. Doug Thomson to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District serving Clay County. Thomson will succeed Judge Victor C. Howard who retired in November 2019.
COLUMBIA — Smithville Shelter Insurance Co. agent George Williams, has been honored as one of Shelter’s highest achieving sales representatives, based on overall 2019 agency operations.
Please join us in celebrating the love shared, the memories made, the joys given and the blessings received over these past 80 years at an open house to celebrate Rue Lovett’s 80th birthday.
Pastor Marc and Elise Murchison of Mountain Village, Alaska, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Marianne Murchison, to George Tobin, son of the late Jay Tobin and his wife Penny of Kearney.
LIBERTY — Mary Lee Olson will celebrate her 91st birthday on Saturday, Nov. 10. Her son is LeRoy F. Scott of Liberty. She also has a granddaughter, Shelly, two great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.