Christine Black returned home Dec. 29 after spending two weeks in Salt Lake City visiting her son, Charles Black, and grandson Matthew Smith.
Ron and Peachez Joles have a new granddaughter, Ryan Ranae Workman, born Dec. 26. The parents are Kevin and Janae Workman of Tonganoxie.
Dan Crute enjoyed dinner with the Cleavinger family at the new home of John and Laurie Cleavinger on Christmas Day.
Gary and Linda Blanton of Highland, Dr. Timothy and Echo Blanton, Garrison and RayLynn of Ponca City, Okla., and Valorie Blanton of Lawrence delivered Christmas dinner to Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger in Orville’s hospital room Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Orville is looking forward to returning home Jan. 3.
The Barnett family Christmas get-together for dinner and gift exchange was Dec. 31 at the home of Thamar Barnett. Those attending were Steve and Gail Fitzwater with Adam and Josh, David and Jane Turner with David Turner Jr. and Sydney, Jess Barnett and Jared, Tim Davis, Derek and Luci Barnett and Kyle, Eric Barnett, Kathy Stimac, Terry Drennon, Kipp Barnett, Loren Barnett and Taylor, Jesse Blake Barnett and Chloe, Jessica Blevins, Tammy Mooberry, Ronnie Mooberry, Dameta Tullis and Ricky, Rhiannon Mooberry, Ryan Selfkas, Madison Smith, Paul and Lynn Heskett, Michelle and Isaac, Kody and Julie Heskett and Emily, Julia Carter and Shianne and Thamar Barnett. They also celebrated the birthday of twins Kathy Stimac and Kipp Barnett, whose birthday was that day.