By Neoma Foreman
Walker Christian Church will hold VBS: Babylon starting on Aug. 6 to 10 for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The evenings will start at 6 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m.
Dexter Patton spent the weekend at the home of his parents, Rich and Marty Patton. Jenna and Kris Lowry came from Joplin Friday evening as well. Saturday they went to Joplin and had lunch with Jenna. Saturday evening Dexter took them out to dinner to celebrate Rich’s birthday which was the week before.
John and Patty Hallam spent some time in Kansas City with their children and grandchildren to celebrate July birthdays. Two of the boys came home with them to spend a few days.
On Saturday, Glen and Alberta Hays went to Sedalia to an OES Reception. On Sunday, they visited Tom and Ginger Ketterman in the afternoon.
We had a wonderful rain in the area Saturday evening. North of Walker received about 2.6 inches while we received a bit less than an inch here. It was wonderful whatever we got.
During the Vernon County Youth Fair, visitors to the Burch family arrived and have remained Laura Willson, Jackson and Reid as well as Lexi Stevenson.
Thursday, Jenise Burch, Laura Willson and Crystal Burch took Kate and Cole Burch, Jackson and Reid Willson and Lexi Stevenson to Powell Gardens to view the Lego Exhibit featuring giant Lego structures made with more than 500,000 Legos. In the afternoon they met Jenise’s cousin, Kathy Francis, and went to the KC Chiefs Sports Lab and toured the Arrowhead Stadium. For dinner, they met Louie Francis and enjoyed LC’s BBQ.
Thursday evening, Josh Willson arrived to visit from Texas along with Jamie, Alison, Gunner and Brynn Bradford. Friday evening they all attended the El Dorado Springs Picnic along with Emily Davidson, Jake Davidson and Clayton Bogardus. Saturday, Jenise, Crystal, Laura and Allison enjoyed the Farmer’s Market in Nevada and went to the flea market.
Chas Morgan and Colin and Addison McConnaughey visited Bob and Jane Hutchison and picked up Cale McConnaughey who had spent the last five days with his grandparents.
Chet and Marla Foreman and Christine Graham took Charles and me to eat Wednesday evening to celebrate Charles’ birthday. Vonnie Main joined us.
Bob and Jane Hutchison attended the El Dorado Picnic Saturday evening and got rained on. Jane said she “didn’t mind it a bit.” They attended the 28th Dederick Reunion at the Dederick Christian Church Sunday with about 50 people in attendance.
Chet and Marla Foreman, David Foreman, Brooklyn and Carter, Wendy and Brandon Conley, and Garrett, Coltin Wilson, and Katie and Brice Budd attended the El Dorado Picnic with Charles and me on Thursday evening.
For rental of the Walker Community Building, contact Walker City Hall 417-465-2230.
If anyone in the Walker area has news they wish to share with the community, please call me at 465-2389.