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.
Dale and Betty Hixon hosted the regular gathering of the M group of the motorcycle group. There were 24 total in attendance. A chicken dinner with the ladies bringing salads and desserts, ice tea and lemon aid were enjoyed while all visited. The riders were from Butler, Pleasanton, Hiattville, Mound City and Fort Scott.
Ron, Linda and James Center enjoyed going to camp June 27 through July 3, with the youth of Grace Baptist Tabernacle. They traveled to Silver State Baptist Youth Camp in Sedalia, Colo. They enjoyed sharing about camp to those attending a special July 4th service at church. All enjoyed a pot luck dinner then had an early afternoon service where many of the campers shared things they enjoyed and learned at camp.
Joe and Shirley White attended the Coal Centre Days fireworks display on Friday, July 9. The home made ice cream after the fire works was wonderful.
On Saturday they watched the Coal Centre Days Parade and celebration in Prescott.
Saturday night, Betty Hixon and her son Mike enjoyed eating at the Rocking K. Dale Hixon attended the races in Nevada.
Visitors of Tony and Buena Karleskint over the weekend of the Fort Scott High School Reunion were their children, Jim Karleskint Mayetta, Kan., and Pat and Mike Worford, Springfield.
Dale and Betty Hixon enjoyed dinner at Golden Corral in Joplin. After dinner the visited with Lori Hixon and her dad at St. John's Hospital before returning home.
Those visiting with Carney and Estalee Simpson over the Fort Scott High School Reunion were; Roger and Kristin Simpson Jonas and Hariey Double Oak, Texas, Alyssa Simpson Harvey and her son, Benjamin Savannah, Ga., Carol and Ray Carter, Nathan and Patrick, Mike and Janet Keefer and Matthew, all of Lenexa.
Ron and Linda Center hosted a family cookout in honor of Ron's birthday, July 5.
Justin Higgins, Tulsa, visited his grandparents, Tony and Buena Karleskint recently.
Dale and Betty Hixon hosted fire works, cookies and ice cream for around 20 family and friends. All had a good time before it started raining.
Several members and friends of the Joy Class of Grace Baptist Tabernacle enjoyed watching fire works at the home of Ronnie and Lorraine Wynn, the evening of July 4th. Those from our area attending were Stan and Elaine Fisher and their grandchildren from Windsor, Colo., Nolan and Payton Wynn, Pastor Paul and Shelley Rooks, Brittani, Chase and Courtney, Scott, Kacy and James Center, Ron and Linda Center. All enjoyed delicious snacks and goodies while visiting.
Betty Hixon treated Esther Secrest and Agnes Armstrong to Chicken Mary's in honor of Esther's 93rd birthday, which was July 15.
Visiting with family and friends over the week of the Fort Scott High School Reunion were Keith Hereford Westminster, Colo., and his daughter, Connie Fenton, Canada. Keith treated his brother, Frank Hereford, June Hereford, Becky Canaday and friend Scott, Connie Fenton, Scott, Kacy, James, Ron and Linda Center, and Kelsie Jo Collins to dinner at Mayberry's Thursday evening.
Thursday afternoon, Connie Fenton got in on helping with the reunion when she assisted Connie Findley and Linda Center in fixing fruit for the Class of '65.
Kathy Higgins, Tulsa, visited with her parents, Tony and Buena Karleskint July 4th.
Joe and Shirley White enjoyed their daughters, Debbie Gentry and Leroy White, Oak Grove, Mo., and Susan White, Garland, the weekend of the Fort Scott High School Reunion.
Ron and Linda Center enjoyed the weekend of the Fort Scott High School Reunion.
Besides visiting with many family and friends that week, they had the special honor of having one of Linda's best friends Carolyn Craven Schalk, Class of '65, in their home. It had been 19 years since Carolyn had attended her class reunion and all of them had a wonderful time.
All of the Class of '65 want to say a big thank you to Gladys Fisher who as always, planned every detail to perfection. The only thing that could have made it better, was more time.