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Reunions
Aug. 17, 2003

By Staff
Today Meridian High School Class of 1974 will hold its monthly class meeting at 6 p.m. at the home of Miranda Clark Gonzalez, 1430 30th Ave., Meridian. Classmates are encouraged to attend.
Aug. 23 West Lauderdale Class of 1993 will hold its 10-year reunion at Briarwood Country Club. The reunion will be from 7 p.m.-midnight. Invitations are in the mail; some classmates still need to be located. For information, or if you can help locate classmates, call Terri Brumley-DeCamp at (601) 934-3422 or send e-mail to WestLauderdale93@hotmail.com.
Aug. 29-30 Meridian High School Class of 1993 has planned a reunion for Labor Day weekend. For information, e-mail P. Graham at pakeetagraham@msn.com. The class Web site is MeridianHighClassof1993@yahoogroups.com or write to MHS Class of 1993, P.O. Box 3522, Meridian, MS 39303.
Aug. 30 Newton County High School Class of 1993 has planned a reunion. The informal event will be from 9 a.m.-noon at Turkey Creek in Decatur. There will be a semi-formal dinner and entertainment on the same day, from 6:30 p.m.-until at Montana's in Meridian. We are still missing some classmates. For information, call John Ferguson at (601) 824-9404 or e-mail NCHS1993@cs.com.
Aug. 31 The Bond Family Association's 53rd annual reunion will be in the family life building of Wiggins First United Methodist Church, 528 East Pine St., Wiggins. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with lunch at 1 p.m. Bring a picnic basket lunch. Call Judy Longest Bethea at (504) 522-9338, Bill Bond at (601) 264-6745 or Chuck Sorenser at (601) 928-6170.
Aug. 31 The Semmes family reunion will be at St. Patrick Family Life Center in Meridian beginning at noon. Bring a covered dish for lunch. Call Norma Walters, 632-4758.
Sept. 4-7 USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion (DD-168, DD-622 &DD-731) in Buena Park, Calif. Write Cliff Gillespie at 215 Wichita Avenue, No. 605, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. For information, call (714) 960-5283 or send e-mail to cwgilles45@aol.com.
Sept. 7 The decendents of Benjamin Akins and Elizabeth Ashcraft Akins will hold their annual family reunion in the log cabin at Northside Park in Philadelphia. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Call Bobbie Anthony at (601) 677-2130.
Sept. 7-14 4th Infantry IVY Division Association National Reunion. For information write Gregory Rollinger, 13507 Danube Lane NR-79, Rosemount, MN 55068-3395 or visit www.4thinfantry.org.
Sept. 8-14 USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association will hold its 2003 reunion in Buffalo. N.Y. at the Radisson Hotel &Suites. For reservations, call (716) 634-2300. For information, call Don Shade at (716) 569-2314 or e-mail LBCGN9@aol.com.
Sept. 13 All former employees of Burnley Shirt Factory are invited to a reunion. The event will begin at 11 a.m. at Barnhill's Country Buffet restaurant, 2220 North Frontage Rd., Meridian. Call Mamie Warren at 986-2267 or Dot Pace at 737-2991.
Oct. 4 Jefferson Davis Academy School Reunion at the Whynot Community Center from 11.m.-2 p.m. for a pot luck lunch. All students, teachers and family are invited to attend. Call Carrie Jones Latham, 485-4337.
Oct. 4 East Central Community College will celebrate 75 years of academic excellence this year. All former graduates are invited back to the campus for a reunion. Contact the office of Foundation and Alumni Relations at (877) 462-3222, ext. 327, or e-mail sholling@eccc.edu.
Oct. 1-5 The USS Houston Association (CA-30 &CL-81) announces plans for its 2003 reunion at the Holliday Inn West on the Waterway in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Write Ken Rogers, 3949 Little John Drive, York, PA 17404. Call (717) 792-9113 or e-mail Donnakenr@cs.com.
Oct. 8-11 2003 Memorial Reunion of the USS Canberra, CA-70 and CAG-2 will be in St. Louis. For information, contact Bryan L. Humphry (410) 208-4911 or send e-mail to kandokangaroo@mchsi.com. Call Kenneth C. Minick (740) 423-8976 or e-mail kcm4@charter.net.
Oct. 16-19 Reunion of USS Iwo Jima (LPH2-LHD7) for all ship's company, staff, HMM squadrons and embarked U.S. Marines will be in Norfolk Virginia Beach, Va. For information, call Robert G. McAnally at (866) 237-3137 or e-mail yujack@megalink.net.
Upcoming Northeast Lauderdale's class of 1993 is planning a 10-year reunion. To let us know where you are, e-mail to hala13@comcast.net or bburton@kcc.com.
Upcoming The West Kemper High School Class of 1989 is looking for classmates for an upcoming reunion. Contact Cassandra Donald Oliver at (601) 743-4094 or Rodney Wooten at (601) 486-4763.
Upcoming The N.H. Pilate High School Alumni Committee is searching for former classmates who attended N.H. Pilate Vocational or Newton Vocational High School between 1938 and 1970. A reunion is set for 2005. Regular meetings are held the last Friday of each month. For information, write N.H. Pilate High School Alumni Committee, P.O. Box 467, Newton, MS 39345.
Upcoming The Boose family reunion will be in Saginaw, Mich., this year. Family members in the Hickory community meet on the first Sunday of each month for planning. For information, e-mail potts5615@aol.com.
Upcoming Quitman High School Class of 1993 will meet to discuss plans an a 10-year reunion. For information, e-mail Quitman93@yahoo.com.
Upcoming Clarkdale's Class of 1993 is planning a 10-year reunion. For information, e-mail Clarkdale93@aol.com.
Upcoming Union Class of 1994 is planning a reunion. Contact Mandy White at (336) 996-8965 or (336) 665-7622. You can also e-mail mdogw@aol.com or mwhit33@sears.com.
Upcoming Longdale School Reunion Committee of Neshoba County is searching for people who were principals, teachers or students at the school from 1949-1963. Send name and address to Longdale Reunion Committee, P.O. Box 742, Philadelphia, MS 39350 or call (601) 656-1007, (601) 656-2258 or (601) 362-8010.

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