A Clarksville Christmas Tradition

Fireman Jeff Kolb, Santa Claus and Butler County Fair Queen Danielle Ison were on a mission of spreading Christmas cheer Saturday morning. (Bethany Carson photo)

     “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” and Santa Claus was busy Saturday morning spreading Christmas cheer in Clarksville.

     He arrived in a fire truck at Reading Park to greet children and distribute goody sacks full of treats—candy, wafers, chips and fruit—courtesy of the Commercial Club, with the help of Butler County Fair Queen Miss Clarksville Danielle Ison and Jeff Kolb.

     This year, like last year, several kids asked for Legos. Other requests included stuffed animals, an elephant blanket, dinosaurs, a phone, a unicorn and a Happy Meal. One parent asked for a new truck, but unfortunately that request is slightly too big of an order for Santa to fit down the chimney Christmas Eve.

     The next stops for Santa and his elves were Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Westside Assisted Living Suites and the Community Retirement village.

 

Read more in the December 27 edition of the STAR.

 

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