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

• Stephen Smith, 34, and Elizabeth Huff, 34, both of Blue Springs.

• Waytt Preston, 21, and Kendra Cowan, 22, both of Independence.

• Mitchell Dopp, 28, and Lauren Grubbs, 26, both of Overland Park.

• Jeran Krska, 37, and Trisha Ebert, 31, both of Lake Lotawana.

• Matthew Arredondo, 35, and Victoria Hayes, 39, both of Raytown.

• Clifford Tolbert, 39, and Cailin Givens, 35, both of Lee's Summit.

• Devin Peel, 20, and Mariah Cox, 21, both of Independence.

• Paul Crichton, 27, and Ruta Tu, 27, both of Indepndence.

• David L. Carver II, 41, and Melissa Magness, 41, both of Harrisonville.

• Alex Vestal, 30, Joplin, and Tassanawan Thairat, 34, Overland Park. 

– Jillayne Ritchie