Scouts send treat overseas

ROCK FALLS – Boy Scouts from Troop 902 and Cub Scouts from Pack 323, both of Rock Falls, packed 30 care packages Dec. 9 for a local soldier and his platoon in Afghanistan.

Santa stopped by and helped pack for Paul A. Scott, a Sterling High School graduate. Paul’s wife, Nicole; daughter, Kylie; son, Ashton; mother, Rose Scott; and family friend, Jen Trotter, also packed.

The scouts from Troop 902 who attended were Terrell Walter, Ian Buckingham, A.J. Stanley, Adrian Kibodeaux, Dillion Larson, and Wesley Larson. 

And Cub Scouts lending a hand were Ethen Benters, Brenden Benters, Jonah Williams, Carson Petersen, Lyden King, Preston Kibodeaux, Dakota Bennett, Login Hicks, Dugan Schauff, Marcus Surrena, Mathew Klapcher, Garrett Funderburg, and Aden Buckingham.

The packages were shipped Dec. 10.