Tim Welch and Jean Garner announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Marie Welch, to Ryan Wade Doll, son of Clayton and Cheri Doll. The bride-elect attended Barton Community College where she majored in journalism. She is employed as a loan processor at Farmers Bank and Trust in Great Bend.
Jamie and Christopher Froetschner announce the birth of their daughter, Royce Callait Froetschner, on July 5 at Pratt Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 19 3/4 in. long. She has an 18 month old big sister, Finley LaRue Froetschner.
Dallas and Kimberly Klepper of Council Grove announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Kay Klepper on June 21, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. and was 21 1/2 in. long.
Phil and Kim Grossardt of Great Bend, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kammie Ersell Tiede, to Daniel James Anderson, son of Tom Anderson and Christine Smith, both of Wichita. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Raymond and Ersell Tiede of Great Bend. Grandparents of the groom are Leland and Dorothy Shields of Wichita.
Terry and Jodee Anderson of Sulphur Springs, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Blackwell Anderson, to Ryan Keith Kultgen, son of Keith and Michelle Kultgen of Dike, Texas. Grandparents of the bride-elect are the late Roscoe and Merle Blackwell and the late Calvin and Mariette Anderson. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Joe and Brenda Kultgen of Great Bend and Ed and Darlene Stoss of Hoisington.
The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University and the Kansas Beef Council are partnering to host seven advanced beef cattle care and health training sessions throughout Kansas during August and September. The beef checkoff-funded sessions will provide beef producers and veterinarians with up-to-date standards and technologies to improve animal welfare and food safety. The training sessions will be led by Dan Thomson, DVM, PhD; Chris Reinhardt, PhD; and Dave Rethorst, DVM; all of the Beef Cattle Institute.
Bill and Stephanie Kramer announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Kramer, to Ryan Pfeifer, son of Galen and Cathy Pfeifer of Hays. Grandparents of the couple are Wilmer Michel of Hays and the late Dora Michel, Irene Pfeifer of Ellis and the late Albert Pfeifer, Esther Herl of Hays and the late Mel Herl, and the late Eddie and Valeria Kramer.