Bob and Darlene (Hinchcliff) Langa, who have lived in Kirkwood for over 50 years, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Both grew up in Southern Illinois, and later met in St. Louis. They married on Oct. 18, 1958, in Herrin, Illinois, and celebrated with a reception at the hist…

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Friday, July 06, 2018

Zachary Hartfelder on May 23 became the 123rd Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 981 out of Westchester Elementary School in Kirkwood. His Eagle Scout project consisted of managing the building of a GaGa Ball Pit for Greentree Community Church, located in downtown Kirkwood. Hartfelder, a recen…

Friday, May 11, 2018

Steve and Liza Browning of Kirkwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Mackenzie Browning, to Jonathan Dove, son of Jeffrey Dove of Fairview Heights, Illinois, and Kelly Hayes of Gulfport, Mississippi. They are planning a July wedding at the Jewel Box in Forest Park.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kiehl of Glendale announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Ann Kiehl, to Andrew Tyler Davis, son of Craig and Sarah Davis of Columbus, Ohio. The bride-to-be, a 2010 graduate of Kirkwood High School, and a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, is purs…

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tom and Lori Hargrove of Kirkwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen, to Matthew Bowden, son of Eric and Laura Bowden of Omaha, Neb. Ellen is a registered nurse at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Matthew is working towards his master’s degree in Athletic Training at Missouri…

Friday, August 18, 2017

Dustin Bitikofer, a 2003 Webster Groves High School graduate, and Lindsey Wilson, a 2003 MICDS graduate, have announced their engagement. Lindsey is the daughter of Jerry and Caryl Wilson of Creve Coeur. She works as an administrative coordinator at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Was…

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Scott and Alicia Kerr of Webster Groves announce the engagement of their daughter, Asher Kerr, to Tim Hebel, son of Steven and Susan Hebel of Webster Groves. Asher, a graduate of Webster University, works as a manager at Horseman Group, a financial firm. Tim, a graduate of University of Miss…

Friday, May 05, 2017

O. Peter Broeder IV, son of Pete and Jenny Broeder of Glendale, and Grace Philipp, daughter of Chris and Michelle Philipp of Weldon Springs, are engaged to be married. They are graduates of the University of Kansas where they both received master's degrees in architecture. They live in Parkv…

Friday, February 17, 2017

Kirkwood High School students Catherine Skubiz and Tyler Kim took two of the top four prizes in the Yes! Magazine National Student Writing Competition. Skubiz won in the High School category for her essay, "Make a Choice." Kim won in the Powerful Voices category for his essay, "With Great As…

Friday, December 16, 2016

Laura E Kleinschmidt and Patrick J Banks have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be, a graduate of St. Joseph's Academy, is the daughter of Jim and Cathy Kleinschmidt of Des Peres. She completed her Master's of Business Administration at St. Louis University this month and works in alu…

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Elizabeth J Easton and Brendan J Lane have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be, a graduate of St. Joseph Academy, is the daughter of Dennis and Pat Easton of Manchester. She earned a B.A. degree in communication with certification in medical-related studies from St. Louis University …

Friday, August 05, 2016

Debbie and Scott Stream of Kirkwood announce the engagement of their son, Andrew Stream, to Ashley Cox, daughter of Carrie Cacciatore and Darren Cox of Arnold. Both are graduates of University of Missouri-Columbia. The future groom received a bachelor of science and master of accountancy and…

Friday, July 08, 2016

Kirkwood High School rising senior Jordan Zimmerman recently earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Nationally, less than 1/10th of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn the top score. He plays cello in the high school orchestra, is a member of the cross-country team, c…

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Long-time Kirkwood residents Don and Arlene (Forst) Wittich celebrated 70 years of marriage on June 1, 2016. They were married in 1946 at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Richmond Heights. They moved to Kirkwood in 1957 with their five children; Mary Ellen (Maender), St. Louis; Sue (Wohler), Pr…

Friday, February 12, 2016

Jamie Lynn Fitzgerald and Dr. Andrew David Brown have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is a 2008 Kirkwood High School graduate. The daughter of Bill and Kim Fitzgerald of Kirkwood, Jamie received her master's degree in accountancy from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2013 a…

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Kristi and Wayne Karpinski announce the engagement of their daughter, Kate Karpinski, to Max Banerjee, son of Susan Caba and Dr. Amit Banerjee. They are both 2010 graduates of Webster Groves High School, where they met in physics class. The bride-to-be is a 2014 graduate of Gonzaga Universit…

Friday, December 04, 2015

Emma Bitikofer, of Webster Groves and a 2010 Webster Groves High School graduate, and Mattheis Lorimor of Carlock, Ill., were married on Oct. 10 in Bloomington, Ill. Emma is the daughter of Dwight Bitikofer of Webster Groves and Lisa Stevick of Concord Village. Mattheis is the son of Randy a…

Friday, October 16, 2015

Alex Mosby, son of Judy and Scott Mosby of Glendale; and Mari Moore, daughter of Bruce and Patti Moore of Springfield, Mo., were married on Sept 12, 2015, in an outdoor ceremony and reception at Twin Oaks Country Club in Springfield. The bride graduated from Drury University and recently com…

Friday, September 04, 2015

Jenn Beckmann, daughter of Jerry and Sue Beckmann of St. Charles, married Dan Brown, son of Mark and Kathleen Brown of Kirkwood, on July 3, 2015. Jenn graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and teaches at Francis Howell High School. Dan graduated from Truman State University and…

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Jeff and Jeanne Wolf of Webster Groves announce the engagement of their son, Matthew Wolf, to Jennifer Leigh Bachus, daughter of Steve and Jill Bachus of Nashville, Tenn. The couple met through mutual friends while Jennifer was attending school at St. Louis University, where she graduated wi…