The following people applied for marriage licenses at the Eastern Jackson County Courthouse in Independence.

• Donald Dickerson, 79, and Belinda Collins, 57, both of Kansas City.

• Kenneth R. Thexton Jr., 29, and Melody Stawizynski, 32, both of Kansas City.

• Andre Johnson, 41, and Sreymom Phoung, 39, both of Raytown.

• Darin Foster, 51, and Donna Hancock, 43, both of Grandview.

• Darrel Smith, 51, and Patricia Iorio, 66, both of Lee's Summit.

• Jared Poston, 28, and Mina Pacubas, 29, both of Blue Springs.

• Joseph Burger, 46, and Heather Magee, 46, both of St. Paul, Minn.

• Po Chen, 32, and Munkhbolor Otgonbayar, 29, both of Overland Park.

• Brandon Meritt, 31, and Jessica Kemp, 29, both of Independence.

• Sean Liles, 20, and Elizabeth Hernandez, 22, both of Independence.

• Matthew Phillips, 28, and Lindsay Morgan, 28, both of Grandview.

• Gregory Benefield, 60, Lee's Summit, and Ann Michael, 48, Blue Springs.

• Jason Bedore, 46, and Sharon Cherono, 43, both of Blue Springs.

• Steven Costigan, 64, and Cathaleen Biesemeyer, 67, both of Independence.

• Brian Austerman, 43, Greenwood, and Miranda Landstra, 33, Lee's Summit.

• Richelieu Sese, 53, and Michele Martinez, 35, both of Independence.

• Erik Brizendine, 24, Kansas City, Kan., and Si Chen, 26, Kansas City.

• Randall Smith, 65, Kansas City, and Vicki Ray, 63, Gravois Mills.

• Richard Moore, 51, and Julie Genovese, 43, both of Kansas City.

• John Huggins, 19, and Kathleen Smithson, 20, both of Kirksville.

• John Naatz, 37, and Melissa Mahoney, 37, both of Lee's Summit.

• Alyssa Morrow, 33, and Alexandra Gutierrez, 31, both of Lee's Summit.

• Dennis Doms, 63, and Sherri Dean, 54, both of Kansas City.

• Christopher Ishmael, 37, and Kelly Baker, 25, both of Grain Valley.

• Matthew Plymell, 36, and Deena Delafuente, 39, both of Lee's Summit.

• Donovan Giles, 45, and Toni Mormino, 43, both of Independence.

• William Bray, 25, Troy, Ala., and Shelby Prisendorf, 25, Blue Springs.

• Daniel Best, 27, Kansas City, and Elizabeth Pace, 26, Independence.

• Luca Dunlap, 22, Fort Stewart, Ga., and Kayla Burns, 24, Statesboro, Ga.

• Sawyer Hogan, 24, Kansas City, and Dakota Link, 22, Raytown.

• Michael Bills, 47, Joplin, and Stacey Heath, 44, Ottawa.

• Robert Singleton, 24, Lake Tapawingo, and Paula Young, 21, Grain Valley.

• Nakia Ford, 39, and Shandrieka Thomas, 42, both of Raytown.

• Schylar Bates, 30, and Erin Smith, 28, both of Grain Valley.

• Victor H. Sanchez Jr., 20, Fort Riley, and Stephanie Correa, 20, Junction City, Kan.

• Anthony Johnson Powell, 27, and Elaine Miller, 22, both of Lawrence.

• Aaron Ogle, 38, and Erin Ogle, 40, both of Independence.

• Della J. Dalla Valle, 48, and Kellie Wilson, 42, both of Lansing.

• Robert H. Rowland Jr., 48, Gardner, and Eileen Peterson, 50, Atchison.

• Robert Moreno, 36, and Leah Woods, 23, both of Independence.

• Jacob Nicholls, 20, and Hailey Smith, 18, both of Provo, Utah.

• Robert Durr, 36, Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Amanda Palumbo, 34, Overland Park.

• Steven Warger, 62, Parkville, and Pamela Buck, 60, Blue Springs.

• Brandon Gregory, 25, and Shelby England, 25, both of Oak Grove.

• Michael Foster, 39, Pleasant Hill, and Carol Foster, 49, Blue Springs.

• Grant McCoy, 26, and Brooke Japhet, 23, both of Independence.

• Gary Becker, 63, and Connie Kleinbeck, 63, both of Raytown.

• Kori Cheatham, 20, Independence, and Madyson Bailey, 20, Grain Valley.

– Jillayne Ritchie