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Many travel home for Thanksgiving holiday (12/05/12)
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Stringer hosted Thanksgiving dinner for their daughter and granddaughter, Rhonda Marliss Allen and their son, Jim Stringer, Rogers, Ark. Jerry and Sue Mildfelt hosted Thanksgiving dinner for their daughter and grandson, Leanne Burris Tyler and Kevin, all of Parsons, their son and family, Tom, Sandy and Hunter Mildfelt, Sandy's dad, Irwin, all of Erie and Sue's mom, Buena Karleskint...
Kids honor mothers with dinners (05/16/12)
Joe and Shirley White attended the "walk in" for the Fort Scott High School prom Saturday evening. Their grandson, David Goff, participated in it. Mary Jo and Robby Clements, Willard and Kathy and Ron Higgins, Tulsa, visited and had Mother's Day dinner with their mother, Buena Karleskint. Sue and Jerry Mildfelt joined El Charro for lunch...
Northwest Scott news (05/08/12)
Saturday, April 28, Shirley White and Linda McBride enjoyed having breakfast in Hume, Mo., with the Prescott Birthday Ladies. Bill and Laurie Center, Lolo, Mont., visited family and friends here. They came to help Kelsie Jo Collins celebrate her 5th birthday at Farlington Lake and Laurie's parents, Bob and Carol Russell, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary...
Northwest Scott news (05/01/12)
Shirley and Joe White, Janie Ruble, Susan McBride, Arma, and Debbie White, Oak Grove, traveled to Bentonville, Ark, on April 3 to attend the funeral of Leonard Weeter. They were involved in a car accident but are recovering. Tara Anderson, Oak Grove, spent from April 3 through 10 with her grandparents, Joe and Shirley, to help care for her grandpa, Joe. Shirley reported they were all doing better...
Family gathers for holiday (04/12/12)
Dale and Betty Hixon traveled to Kansas City International Airport March 28 to meet their brother-in-law, Stan Armstrong, Arlington, Texas, so he could have some time with his dad, Howard Armstrong. Roberta Armstrong and sons came on Saturday so they could be here for the funeral of Howard on Tuesday...
Northwest Scott news (04/05/12)
Dale and Betty Hixon hosted the Old Forters Camping Club. There were 18 members present for a pot luck supper. All enjoyed games after their supper. Randy and Valerie, Bartlesville, Okla., spent last weekend visiting with his parents, Wayne and Marge Stringer. They all attended a birthday party in honor of Wyatt Boggs, in Pittsburg, Kan., Saturday, March 31...
Grace Baptist Tabernacle hosts annual missions conference (03/28/12)
Shirley White joined the Prescott Bunco Ladies Group March 16. All enjoyed playing Bunco. Charley and Diane Clay hosted youth fellowship after church Sunday night. Everyone enjoyed taco salad, chips and dip, soda pop and cupcakes. They played a game before leaving that all enjoyed...
Many Christmas celebrations (01/06/12)
A birthday card shower is planned for Norma Hoyt Page, a resident of Medicalodges. Norma's birthday is Friday, Jan. 6. You may send your card to Medicaledges of Fort Scott, Room 16, 915 S. Horton, 66701. The youth of Grace Baptist Tabernacle enjoyed their Christmas party, held in the Family Life Center, on Saturday afternoon, Dec. ...
Grace Baptist Tabernacle plays host to several events (11/16/11)
Buena Karleskint and daughters, Sue Midfelt, Fort Scott, Kathy Higgins, Tulsa, Okla., Pat Worford, Springfield, Mo., and Mary Jo Clements, Willard, Mo., traveled to St. Louis recently to visit with Sister Barbara and Sister Bernedette Karleskint. The Grace Baptist Tabernacle hosted its annual Hallelujah Festival on Monday evening, Oct. 31...
Soccer, football, church events keep families busy (11/01/11)
Betty Hixon, Carol Russell and Katie Johnson traveled to Joplin, Mo., recently and enjoyed shoping and visiting. Marge and Wayne Stringer hosted a family dinner. All of her brothers and sisters were there. They were Dale and Iris Van Meter and Shirley Powers, Thayer, Kan., Marian and Roy Carson, Chandler, Ariz., Phyllis and Howard Johnson, Bartlesville, Okla., and Wayne and Ruth Van Meter, Parkville, Mo. ...
Old Forter's Club members spend five days camping (09/01/11)
The youth of Grace Baptist Tabernacle enjoyed a cookout and games at Gunn Park Saturday evening, Aug. 27. Planning the event were Youth Pastor Brian and Brandy Rhoades. Ron and Linda Center helped. Saturday morning, Aug. 27, Shirley White joined other ladies of the Prescott Breakfast Club in Mapleton at the C-Store and Cafe for breakfast. Good food and fellowship were enjoyed by all...
Youth perform in bell choir (08/24/11)
Joe and Shirley White enjoyed the Friday night concert on Aug. 12 and 19. Betty Hixon joined othermembers of the Garden Club at Chicken Mary's on Tuesday, Aug. 16. On Aug. 16 Ron and Linda Center traveled to Kansas City for Linda's doctor's appointment and enjoyed shopping and eating lunch before returning home...
Family visits, birthdays highlights of past week (08/09/11)
Betty Hixon treated her granddaughter and family, Dana, Barry, Alicia and Alex, to Chicken Mary's and enjoyed shopping Saturday evening Aug. 6. Joe and Shirley White have new twin great-granddaughters born July 28. Their names are Hadleigh JoLynn and Kinleigh JoAnn, and their mother is Alicia Craig. Shirley has enjoyed spending some time with them...
Families celebrate birthdays, being snowed in (02/25/11)
Joe and Shirley White joined other family members at Chicken Mary's to help celebrate the birthday of their daughter, Susan McBride, Arma. Wayne and Marge Stringer, her sister, Phyllis and Howard Johnson had dinner at the home of her brother, Dale and Iris VanMeter, Thayer. They were celebrating the birthdays of Dale, Phyllis and Howard...
Families enjoy holidays together with gatherings (01/28/11)
Jim Karleskint visited his mother, Buena Karleskint last week. Annette and Betty Hixon hosted the Fort Scott Garden Club Christmas meeting and gift exchange. There were 13 members and 1 visitor. The January meeting was at Betty's house again, on Monday, Jan. 17 at 6:30...
Families enjoy birthdays, Thanksgiving celebrations together (12/01/10)
Joe and Shirley White attended a birthday party for Lucas Dark's third birthday. The party was at the home of his parents, Mike and Marsha Dark in Fort Scott. Sue and Jerry Mildfelt hosted Thanksgiving dinner for the following family, Leanne Burris and Tyler, Tom and Sandy Mildfelt and family, Irwin Diedrick, all of Parsons; and her mother, Buena Karleskint. Joining them in the afternoon was Sue's sister, Pat and Mike Worford, Springfield, Mo...
Youth enjoy fellowship Aug. 29 (09/22/10)
The annual Duncan/Allen trail ride on horseback has made a turn around. It is still held over Labor Day weekend, but the horses have been replaced with motorcycles. Gathering at the home of Norma Page were: Dr's. Phillip and Marilyn Hoyt, Walker, La.; Tim and Gail Daly, Peculiar, Mo.; Rad Daly and his fiance, Weatherford, Texas; Mr. ...
Fort Scott High School Reunion enjoyed by all (07/16/10)
Dale and Betty Hixon hosted a family cookout for Father's Day. Joining them were: Dana, Alissa, Alex and Berry Button, Denton and Annette Hixon and Lois Reeder of Uniontown. Joe and Shirley White enjoyed spending the 4th of July at the home of their granddaughter, Rachel Craig and girls. Family and friends joined them, and all had a good time visiting and enjoyed a cookout...
Fulton High School Class of 1960 announces 50th reunion to be held May 29 (05/21/10)
Shirley White of the Fulton High School Class of 1960 announces the class is celebrating its 50th reunion, May 29, at the school. They invite all other classes to drop in and visit. They will start at 2 p.m. There were 14 graduates in 1960. They lost two of their classmates this last year, Joey Taiclet and Buddy Gould. She is expecting 100 percent in attendance this year, so please join them...
Families look forward to visits over Thanksgiving (11/17/09)
Tony Allen and his three children spent the weekend recently with Ron and Leah Lewis. They all enjoyed visiting with Marjorie Lewis on Sunday. As a treat for her birthday, Joe and Shirley White enjoyed the Trolley Ghost Ride. Linda Center enjoyed visiting with Joyce Worcester Oct. 19-21...
Family members attend birthday celebrations (10/21/09)
James Center celebrated his 5th birthday for three days. On Saturday, he celebrated with a cookout at Gunn Park. There were 24 friends and family present. After eating, they played games and James opened his gifts and everyone enjoyed birthday cake and ice cream. ...
Union Bend Birthday Club (12/24/08)
Union Bend Birthday Club held their Christmas party in the home of Linda Center on Dec. 4. Ten members answered roll call, recalling a Christmas memory. Sheila Blubaugh won the "guess what" and Beth Blubaugh received the hostess gift. Beth also received a birthday gift from her secret pal. A card was signed for Ruth Lewis, who was unable to attend...
Trip to Montana, birthday celebrations (10/01/08)
Ray and Carol Center, Lenexa, visited with her parents, Carney and Estalee Simpson on Sunday. They celebrated Carney's birthday at Chicken Annie's. Dale and Betty Hixon traveled to Joplin, Mo., to do some shopping recently and enjoyed eating at the Golden Corral before leaving for home...
Family trip to Branson is fun for all (08/28/08)
Joe and Shirley White left August 8 for a trip to Colorado. They met Joe's sister and husband, Garyl and Patty Coleman, and enjoyed camping with them. The Coleman's spent a month there. Betty Hixon, her sisters Shirley, Roberta and their families would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all that showed acts of kindness, either by prayer, phone calls, cards and food at the passing of their mother, Dorothy DeCourdes...
Prescott Nursing Home has fireworks, food, fun, July 11 (07/17/08)
Joe and Shirley White enjoyed the fireworks, hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade ice cream at the Prescott Nursing Home Friday evening, July 11. On Saturday they participated in the Coal Center Days Parade in Prescott. Beverly Peel and her daughter, Kirn Harris, Hepler, visited and treated Marjorie Lewis to lunch out last week...
Families enjoy cookouts, eating out for Fourth of July (07/10/08)
Wayne and Marge Stringer enjoyed an Alaskan cruise recently. There were around fifty from Fort Scott, so all had a very good time. Wednesday, July 2, Betty Hixon, Mike and Lori Hixon and a friend traveled to Pittsburg, and enjoyed eating at Chicken Mary's on the way home...
Grace Baptist Tabernacle members attend camp (07/08/08)
June 21, Earl and Laurel White celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a dinner reception with family and friends at the Prescott United Methodist Church. Roger and Kristen Simpson, Harley and Jonas, Double Oak, Texas, visited with his parents, Carney and Estalee Simpson from June 23 - 26...
Lewis returns from Iraq, Ramsey graduates (07/01/08)
Trent Ramsey received a GED diploma at the graduation held at the Fort Scott Community Cafeteria Thursday evening. There were several of his family and friends there. Those attending from our area were. Pastor Paul Rooks and Ron and Linda Center. Beverly Peel visited her mother, Marjorie Lewis Sunday afternoon and they enjoyed playing cards. Later they enjoyed visiting with Dean and Effie Mitchell...
Unionbend Birthday Club (06/05/08)
June Hereford entertained the Union Bend Birthday Club, June 3, at the Kress Tea Room. Everyone enjoyed pie and a drink preceding the meeting. A patriotic centerpiece decorated the table and Linda Center had made red, white, and blue mints. Favors were "blue" ink pens...
Union Bend birthday club (05/09/08)
Unionbend Birthday Club Unionbend Birthday Club met with Estalee Simpson on Tuesday, May 6. President Linda Center read "18 reasons I owe my mother". Roll call was answered by eight members reciting a "Quick Quip". Sheila Blubaugh and Kim Harris were winners in a game called "What's in your purse?"...
Where your treasure is, heart is also (04/08/08)
Joe and Shirley White report their daughter, Susan Whitehead, is now home again after undergoing more surgery. Again they thank everyone for their prayers, cards, and concern. Susan, please know we have and will continue to uphold you in our prayers. God bless you and your family...
Union Bend birthday club (04/03/08)
Union Bend Birthday Club members enjoyed a delicious lunch at the home of Kim Harris on April 1st. The meeting started with President Linda Center reading some "April Fool Fun Facts" and an "April Fool" fun game. Kim Harris read poem, "A Mother's bone" and " For You Mom". Sheila Blubaugh gave the treasure report. Ten members answered roll call telling their summer vacation plans. Hannah Harris was a guest...
Surprise birthday guests add cheer (03/27/08)
James Center, his sister, Genna, and his brother, Virgil, spent the weekend with their aunt, Loretta, and Uncle David Terpening, in Rich Hill. Kitty Lewis visited with Marjorie Lewis, Saturday. She brought pizza, cheese sticks and cinnamon sticks. Joining them for supper were, Tiffany Lewis and her friend Tommie Cusick of Kansas City. All enjoyed playing cards afterward...
Union Bend birthday club (03/11/08)
Bethany Blubaugh was the hostess to the Union Bend Birthday Club on March 4th. The meeting started with President, Linda Center, reading an article called "Deer Hunting" and "My Dog Ate It". They had eleven members answer to roll call by naming their favorite flower...
Birthday celebrations brighten up two winter months (02/19/08)
It takes more than a day and one party when Dorothy DeCoudres turns 90 years of age. She was pleasantly surprised when her two daughters from Texas, Shirley McMillan, Fort Worth, Roberta, Stan and Scott Armstrong, Arlington, came in Friday, Feb. 8. That evening they were joined by Esther Secrest, Mike Hixon, Dale and Betty Hixon, all of Fort Scott; Denton and Annette Hixon and Raven, and Lois Reader all of Uniontown; Dana and Barry Button Alissa and Alex, Redfield; at Chicken Mary's. ...
Holidays in Northwest Scott area include family, food (01/15/08)
Dale and Betty Hixon hosted a family Christmas lunch and supper for the following family members: Denton and Annette Hixon, Raven and Lois Reader, all of Uniontown; Mike and Lori Hixon and Clayton and their little dog, Cloie, Dorothy DeCoudres, Agnes Armstrong, all of Fort Scott. From Redfield, Barry and Dana Button, Alissa and Alex; Chris Lame, a U.S. Marine stationed in California; Stan and Roberta Armstrong and Scott, Arlington, Texas,...
Celebrations, farewell dinner mark early December (12/12/07)
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Dale and Betty Hixon, and the birthdays of Dale Hixon and Raven, all on Dec. 3, and Barry Button's on Dec. 9, the following enjoyed dinner at Chicken Mary's; Mike and Lori Hixon, Denton and Annette Hixon and Raven, and Lois Reader, all of Uniontown; Dana and Barry Button, Alissa and Alex from Redfield; and Dale and Betty Hixon...
Northwesters visit with families, travel on vacation (10/17/07)
Lindsey Lewis had breakfast with her grandmother, Marjorie Lewis, before returning to St. Louis, Mo., where she attends George Washington University. Monday, Sept. 3, Dale and Betty Hixon, Fred and Eloise Wright traveled to Mapleton, where they joined seven others from their Motorcycle Chapter M, for breakfast. The ride back to town was very nice, and everyone enjoyed the nice weather...
Northwest Scott Area News (05/18/07)
April 29, Debbie and Spencer Gentry, Independence, Mo., were afternoon visitors at the home of Debbie's parents, Joe and Shirtey White. They were returning Jordan, Madison Thurston, and Jayden Clark, as they had spent the weekend with their aunt Debbie...
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