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

COAL MINERS — The Henniger-Elkhorn coal miners reunion will be held at the Greenbo State Resort Park lodge in Greenup on Friday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6. Those attending should bring items that miners used to display at the Friday evening gathering. On Saturday, dinner will be held in the lodge dining room with music and entertainment by Richard Lewis, a Fleming native. For reservations at the lodge, call (606) 473-7324 or (800) 325-0083. Miners, relatives and friends are invited to attend. For more information, call Eldridge Anne Meade Muncy at (606) 776-3151.

ROARK — The Roark family reunion will begin at 10 a.m., Sept. 29, at the Kingscreek Volunteer Fire Department. Those attending should bring a covered dish for a lunch at 1 p.m., items for an auction and old pictures. For more information, call (606) 878-0867.

WHS CLASS OF ’ 69 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1969 will have its annual get-together at the VFW in Whitesburg at 2 p.m., Sept. 29.

ADAMS — The annual ‘Red’ John and Larrena Roark Adams reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Carr Creek Tailwaters No. 2 Poplar picnic shelter. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Call 633-7481 or 633-3369 for more information.

MIDDLE COWAN/ DONGOLA — A community reunion of the Middle Cowan/Dongola area will be held at the Cowan Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish, drinks, and old pictures. Those who plan to attend should call Faye Miles Campbell at 606-633-2873 or Sue Flannery Banks at 606-633-5019 so they can know how many to expect.

THORNTON SCHOOL —The Thornton School reunion will begin at 11 a.m., Sept. 29, at the Thornton Park. Those attending should bring a covered dish, drinks and old pictures. There will be games and prizes. For more information, call Hargus ‘Bo’ Baker at (606) 632-3322, Geraldine Thompkins at (423) 434-2295, or Carolyn Vanover at (606) 633-1850.

SEALS — The 27th annual reunion of 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 Sept. 16 in the Pin Oak picnic area, Shelter #2, at Carr Creek Lake from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. All family and friends are welcome. For more information, call Della Seals Amburgey (972) 257-1291 in Irving, Tex.; Doolittle Seals (606) 633-4787 in Jeremiah; or Dennis Seals (606) 633-7056 in Colson.

BATES — The family and friends of Elder Andy and Zettie Bates will hold a reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 22, at Besson Clubhouse in Winchester, Ind. Those attending should bring a covered dish and drinks. No alcohol. For more information, call Owen Bates at (765) 584-6646.

WHS CLASS OF ’ 52 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1952 will get together at the Mountain Heritage Village stage area on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. On Friday, Sept. 28, the class will meet at Pine Mountain Grill at 8 a.m. for breakfast. Other classes and friends are invited. Call Steven Carroll Sexton at (606) 633-0239 for details.

WHS CLASS OF ’72 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1972 will hold its 40- year reunion Sept. 14 and 15. On Friday there will be a get-together on Sandlick at the Hall Cabin and on Saturday afternoon there will be a picnic at Fishpond Lake. For more information, contact Lee Anna Collins Mullins, (606) 633-9644; Barbara Ison, (606) 633-4848; Linda Addington Clark, (606) 633- 0398; Vera Engle Gibson, (606) 633-8556; Kim Adams Combs, (606) 633-5815; or Caron Crawford McCracken, (859) 523 4242.

WHS CLASS OF 1960 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1960 will hold its 52nd year class reunion the week of the Mountain Heritage Festival. A dinner will take place at the Shrine Hall on Saturday, Sept. 29. For more information, call (606) 633-5750.



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