Forrest and Ernestine Berkey spent Thanksgiving week with their daughter, Dr. Kelly Ballard and husband Albert and granddaughters Michaela and Hannah in Johnson City, Tenn. Everyone viewed the Speedway of Lights and Christmas display in Bristol, Tenn.
Paul and Cheri Walrod and family, Eudoray, Andrew and Loryn Woodwart of Lawrence spent Tuesday through Friday with Charles and Willa Cable to celebrate Thanksgiving. On Tuesday and Wednesday evenings they enjoyed wiener roasts and watched the moon and stars.
On Thanksgiving evening, Cathy Allen and Carol Burnst enjoyed the 5:50-7 p.m. dinner served in St. Michael's Church in Pittsburg.
Carole Garrison, Arcadia and son, Gary Golladay of Joplin spent Thanksgiving with Sharon Garrison in Olathe.
Guests of Susan Ackerson this past week were Eva Watson, Desica Zimmerman and Coourtney Hencey.
Scott Ball will soon be going to New York and on to Korea on behalf of Special Olympics in Pittsburg. He announced this Sunday morning while attending Sunday School and Church in Arcadia Christian.
Santa Claus is coming to town to visit the Arcadia area children on Dec. 15 at the Arcadia Community Center. Refreshments will be served.
On Saturday, Dec. 8, from 5-7:30 p.m. enjoy an old- fashioned evening of music, food, fun and a drawing.
Please bring a non-perishable food item to help prepare baskets for the less fortunate in our community.
Items can also be dropped off at Arcadia City Hall until Dec. 28.
Harold Dean Simpson, a 1950 Graduate of Arcadia High School died Friday, November 16 in the Pittsburg hospital. Funeral was held in Farlington Methodist Church with burial in Memorial Gardens, Fort Scott, with Cheney Witt in charge.
Michael and Chrisi Shead and baby Hudson write from Guatemala they had a Thanksgiving celebration with other missionaries in their community. Michael helped carve one of the three turkeys and she made a creamed corn casserole.
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The November meeting of JOY Sunday School class met in the Christian church bungalow on Monday evening Nov. 19 with carry-in dinner served to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kreiger, specal guests; and Mr. and Mr. Dan Partridge from Mulberry; Willa and Charles Cable, Mary V. Shead, Leora Younge, Vera, John and Wayne Parrish, Cathy Allen, Susan Ackerson, Lynette Fisher, Gary Peterson and Pat Peterson, president, who conducted the meeting. A very fine dinner was carried in and enjoyed by all. The next meeting will be Dec. 17. The annual packing of cookies will take place after dinner.
Patty Wright, secretary of AHS Our Gang, is doing well with her recovery from knee replacement surgery. Our Gang plans to purchase two bikes for the Arcadia children's Christmas party to be held December 15 in Arcadia Community Center.
Families who had been involved in Faith Christian Academy during the time it operated as a Christian School using the A.C.E. Christian School curriculum, met for a reunion on Friday, Nov. 23, at Community Christian Church in Fort Scott.
Christy Sackett Bukowski, former student, organized a potluck dinner with several activities for the small children of those attending.
Judy Walters, former teacher, shared a video about the beginning and purpose of Faith Christian Academy.
Greg and Carie Fess along with Jeremy Dare, former students, provided a time of praise and worship.
Fomer students and staff from Fort Scott, Pittsburg and Girard were present. Also, several former students and stafff came from Tulsa, Okla., Hebron, Neb., Bonner Springs, and Hutchinson and points beyond.
Much visiting, laughing, and remembering was done. Catching up on what classmates and their families were doing was a joy.