Kraft’s sewing works of …

Sally "Micki" Kraft takes sewing from necessity to art form.

Kraft’s sewing works of art

Sally "Micki" Kraft takes sewing from necessity to art form. Editor's Note: Every month, Fort Scott Presbyterian Village displays the work of a local artist in the lobby. In November 2018, Sally "Micki" Kraft's sewing projects were featured. “I was ...

A curious mind is all it …

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A curious mind is all it takes

Gene Payne wouldn't call what he does "art," but that's not the point. Fort Scott resident Gene Payne is the first to tell you he’s not an artist, and he would hesitate to even call what he does “art.” But he’d also tell you that’s not the point. “ ...

Artist’s joy comes from giving away …

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Artist’s joy comes from giving away creations

While we welcomed Edith Collins into Presbyterian Village in April 2018, she's a longtime resident of Fort Scott, moving here in 1945 from Matrix, Mo. After moving to Fort Scott, Edith attended nurse's training. Along her journey as a nurse she met her fu ...

Developing …

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Developing talents

Hobbyist Gerald Karnes focuses on photography and woodcarving. When Gerald Karnes was 16, he borrowed his sister's Kodak camera to take along to summer camp. Seven decades later, Gerald is still taking and sharing photographs. This fall, visitors t ...