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.
Buena Karleskint was joined by all that could attend their annual Christmas Eve party. Santa came with lots of gifts and a good time was had by all.
These were some of the holiday happenings in the Center family.
Dec. 22, Ron, Linda and Kelsie Jo met Bill and Laurie, Lolo, Mont., at the airport. They enjoyed lunch and some shopping before returning to Fort Scott.
Dec. 23, Ronette hosted the Center family Christmas supper and gift exchange. Those attending were: Ron, Linda, Bill, Laurie, Lindsey, Tabatha, Kelsie Jo, Scott and Kacy Center and James, Nadine Easter, Clinton, Mo., David Russell, Lansing, Kan., Kathy and Monty Dade, Kayla, Janessa, and Andrew, Golden City, Mo., Ben and Jackie Scott, Solomon and Benson, Weir, Kan.
Dec. 23, Grant Center, Nesbit, Miss., arrived.
Dec. 24, Ronette hosted a Christmas Eve light supper and gift exchange.
Those attending were: June Hereford, Ron, Linda, Bill, Laurie, Grant, Tabitha, Lindsey, Scott, Kacy and James Center, and Kelsie Jo Collins.
Christmas morning, Ron and Linda welcomed them all in their home for breakfast, and gift exchange. They enjoyed biscuits, gravy, fruit, coffee, hot almond tea and juice.
On the evening of Dec. 26, Ron, Linda, Ronette, Scott, Kacy and James attended the candlelight service at their church, Grace Baptist Tabernacle.
Dec. 27, Ron, Linda and Ronette Center hosted a surprise graduation party in honor of Lindsey. Those present were: June Hereford, Bob and Carol Russell, Bill, Laurie, Grant, Tabitha, Kelsie Jo, Barbie Johnson, Katie, Kellie, and Keriann, Shelly, Bret, Kylie and Zane, Scott, Kacy and James Center. Everyone enjoyed ice cream cake, coffee, hot almond tea, nuts, coffee and punch.
Thursday, Carrie Clements, Austin, Texas, her mother, Mary Jo Clements, Willard visited with their grandma and mother, Buena Karleskint.
Jan. 4, Ron and Linda Center hosted a belated birthday supper for their granddaughter, Lindsey. She chose some of her favorite dishes, chicken tetrazzini, green salad, peach frosted Jell-O, steamed vegetables garlic bread, hot and cold drinks and ice cream cake.