Watson Baptist Outreach is sponsoring a benefit for Jackson Bennett Holmes on Saturday, February 23, in the fellowship hall of the Watson Baptist Church in Watson, Missouri. The soup supper will begin at 5:00 p.m. and an auction will follow. Auction items include a 22 automatic Ruger rifle, two $100 Wal-Mart gift certificates, and two quilts. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $1 each, 6/$5, 15/$10, or 35/$20. For tickets contact Jenny Beut-ler, 660-253-0078; Tom Beutler, 660-253-0678; Gib Holmes, 660-253-0234; Kathy Esser, 660-253-0801; Walt Stevens, 660-744-3172; or Anita Armstrong, 660-787-0119.

Jackson Holmes is the infant son of Lily and Trevor Holmes. Jackson contracted CMV (cytomegalovirus) in utero, causing complications.