There was an open house Sunday afternoon at the home of John and Laurie Cleavinger for Dan and Evelyn Crute to celebrate their recent wedding. Friends who attended were Christine Black, Faye Cleavinger, Greg and Judith Waters and Rory and DeeDee Cook. We all welcome Evelyn to the neighborhood.
The Gateway Club of Leavenworth entertained with their bell ringers Sunday afternoon at Jarbalo United Methodist Church. Alice Purvis also entertained. There was a visit from Santa Claus and his helper, Jackson Willis. Refreshments of cookies and punch were served.
David and Jane Turner and Thamar Barnett went to the home of Chief Petty Officer Derek Barnett, Luci and Kyle, for an open house Sunday in Overland Park. That is where Luci and Kyle will live while Derek is serving in Afghanistan. He will be deployed Dec. 28.
Jess Barnett will present a musical program at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Jarbalo United Methodist Church for the benefit of the church.
There will be a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7:30 p.m. at Jarbalo United Methodist Church.