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

• Hugo Sontay, 35, and Mary Cosigua Garcia, 34, both of North Kansas City.

• Ryan Ommert, 37, and Monica Quiros, 37, both of Kansas City.

• Matthew Brown, 26, and Reagan Rouse, 27, both of Lee's Summit.

• Leonard Kirkpatrick, 49, Charleston, Ill., and Lora Higgins, 49, Blue Springs.

• Arturo Botello, 42, Independence, and Cynthia White, 42, Kansas City.

• Brian Laforge, 39, and Kathleen Kelly, 30, both of Kansas City.

• Jeffery Dickson, 53, and Tammy Pember, 53, both of Blue Springs.

• Jeremy Harrell, 26, Lee's Summit, and Abigail Bernal, 23, Kansas City.

• Benito Jimenez Hernandez, 43, and Guadalupe Gonzales Estrada, 46, both of Independence.

• Benjamin Cartee, 33, and Courntney Naylor, 33, both of Overland Park.

• Tina Dodson, 63, and Amy Thiede, 51, both of Raytown.

• Sammy Ahmad, 20, Kansas City, and Sarah Abualkhair, 18, Lee's Summit.

– Jillayne Ritchie