Roger and Rosalee Harper of Norborne are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Bret Knight, son of Lester and Denise Knight of Hughesville.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Evelyn Harper of Tina, and Angelina Gray of Norborne. The groom-to-be is the grandson of Bob and Edith Night of Hughesville and Ruth Stratman of Sedalia.
Harper is a 2003 graduate of Norborne High School and 2006 graduate of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in journalism with a minor in agriculture. Harper interned here at The Daily News in 2006. She is employed with the Missouri National Guard – 20th Combat Aviation Brigade in Sedalia as a Unit Public Affairs Representative.
Knight is a 2001 graduate of Northwest High School in Hughesville. He is employed with Ag Coop Services of Sedalia as a Custom Applicator.
A Sept. 20, 2008 wedding is planned at Echo Valley Lake in Sedalia.
Royce and Susan Duffett of Richmond are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Gabriella J. Duffett born Saturday, July 5, 2008 at North Kansas City Hospital. Gabriella weighed 4 lbs. 3.3 oz. and measured 16 inches in length. Gabriella is the little sister of Isabella and Dalton. (Submitted photo)