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Reunions



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.

<b>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.

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.

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 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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