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At left, Megan Hope Collins Kelly of Harlan will turn 23 on Sept. 3. Her sister, Destiney Paige Collins Fleming of Jenkins, will celebrate her 21st birthday on Aug. 31. They are the daughters of Sheila Collins of Blackey and the late Anthony Collins. They also have a younger sister, Skylar Lee Collins, 18, of Blackey.

At left, Megan Hope Collins Kelly of Harlan will turn 23 on Sept. 3. Her sister, Destiney Paige Collins Fleming of Jenkins, will celebrate her 21st birthday on Aug. 31. They are the daughters of Sheila Collins of Blackey and the late Anthony Collins. They also have a younger sister, Skylar Lee Collins, 18, of Blackey.

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, P.O. Box 808, Whitesburg, KY 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue.

ROARK — The annual Roark family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Kingscreek Fire Department from 1 to 4 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish for a potluck. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (606) 344-0128.

HOLBROOK — The Holbrook family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Fishpond Lake shed at the dam. The reunion will begin a 9 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish for a potluck lunch at noon. Everyone is invited. For more information, call (606) 633-7076 or (606) 855-4726.

STAMPER — The annual Stamper reunion for descendents of Kelly and Lavina “Sis” Stamper will be held at Ft. Boonesborough State Park, Richmond, Ky., in the picnic area, Shelter 2, beginning at 11 a.m., Sept. 23. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Some family members will be camping at the park Thursday through Sunday and they invite others to join them. For more information, contact Vina Stamper Beck at (502) 231-5609.

Burnette Tackett of Deane, pictured with his grandson Joseph, killed a snake on August 18, 1989. His son, Gary Tackett, killed another one years later at the barn above his house. Joseph cooked and ate the snake that was killed recently. His opinion — “tastes like chicken.”

Burnette Tackett of Deane, pictured with his grandson Joseph, killed a snake on August 18, 1989. His son, Gary Tackett, killed another one years later at the barn above his house. Joseph cooked and ate the snake that was killed recently. His opinion — “tastes like chicken.”

SEALS/SEXTON — The 31st annual Seals and Sexton reunion, descendants of the late James Seals Sr. and first wife Mary Polly Ann Bentley Seals and second wife Alice Amburgey Seals, the late Delzie and Nannie Sexton Seals, and the late James C. Sexton and first wife George Ann Strong Sexton, second wife Martha Sexton and third wife Lucinda Sexton Gibson Sexton will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Pin Oak picnic area, Shelter #2, at Carr Creek Lake from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. All family and friends are welcome and asked to bring old pictures of past. For more information, call Della Seals Amburgey, (972) 255-3024 or (cell) 214-718- 2411 in Irving, Tex. or Doolittle Seals (606) 633-4787 in Jeremiah.

 

 

WATTS — The T.J. and Margaret Caudill Watts family reunion will be held Sept. 1 at the Campbell’s Branch Senior Citizens building at Hallie. The reunion will start at 1 p.m. and dinner at 2 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish.

WHS CLASS OF 1963 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1963’s 55th class reunion will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29. Members of the class will enjoy two days of wonderful memories. For more information, call Linda Jarrett at (606) 633-2241.

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