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Reunions

By Staff
June 19 The descendants of William Arch and Lena (Hardy) Ridout will hold their second annual reunion at the Bethsadia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall off Highway 19 South in Philadelphia. Lunch will be potluck. Everyone is invited to come and fellowship with the family. Please contact Kathy Ridout at 656-1851 or e-mail: rideawaykat@aol.com for more information.
June 19 Meridian High School Class of 1989 has set the date for its 15-year reunion. More information to come. Call (601) 527-3054, (601) 482-0935, (601) 307-5896, (860) 599-2726 or send e-mail to MHSCLASSOF89.com.
June 25-26 Meridian High School classes of 1980 and 1981 are planning a reunion during the Meridianites Picnic. For information, call Mattie Curry Gordon at 483-4089.
June 25-26 To members of the Meridian High School Class of 1979. An eye-opener will be held on June 25 at The Hungry Heifer and the reunion will be June 26 at Meridian Museum of Art. Cost is $50, individual; $75, couple. In addition to expenses such as rental of the building, the fee will include food, a trolley ride through downtown Meridian, an 8-by-10 group photo, souvenir book. More details in the future. Please send your address (and the address of any other classmates you know) to ibrown@themeridianstar.com or Robin Rushing Ivey at kev@netdoor.com.
June 25-26 Meridian High School Class of 1974 will hold its reunion at the Jaycee Hall on Highway 39 North. Members will meet the first and third Sunday of each month beginning April 4 until the reunion at 6 p.m. at the Elks Metropolitan Lodge, 1423 34th Ave., for planning sessions. Tickets to the reunion are $30 for singles and $50 per couple. All classmates are asked to attend the planning meetings. Contact Miranda at 485-8198.
July 2-3 Meridian High School class of 1984 is planning its reunion. Payment is now needed, $65 each and $130 a couple. Make checks payable to Class of 1984 Reunion, 2920 Grandview Ave., Meridian, MS 39301. Please include your address and phone number. For information, send e-mail to Cassandra Jones Little at san261966@yahoo.com or Denise Wright at goddidit84@aol.com. Payment deadline was April 30; after that add an additional $5 fee.
July 3 Northeast Lauderdale High School Class of 1984 reunion will be at Briarwood Country Club beginning at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 per person. Send checks to Jimmy Matthew, 4266C Dogwood Lake Road, Bailey, MS 39320 or call 681-4718 for more details.
July 8-11 The USS Boston CA-69, CAG-1 and SSN-703 shipmates, crew members of all Navy ships named Boston are planning a July reunion. For details, contact Arthur L. Hebert, P.O. Box 816, Amherst, NH 03031-0816; call (603) 672-8772; or visit www.ussboston.org.
July 9-10 Okolona College is planing a reunion. For information, call Alvin Thomas at (662) 447-5922; Mary Lowery Gates at (662) 447-3361; Myles Standfield at (662) 447-2235; Jimmy McClendon at (662) 767-3203; Louise Floyd Cole at (662) 447-2752; or Ella Collins at (662) 369-9582.
July 10 The Complete reunion will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church Family Life Center. Call Norma Walters at 776-3212.
July 10 The 1974 class reunion for Meridian High School will be at 7 p.m. at Briarwood Country Club. MHS class members would like to invite the classes of 1974 from Lamar, Whynot and Jeff Davis to the reunion. Cost is $35 $45 a person. Make check out to Class of 1974 and send with a biography to: Cheryl Love Robinson P.O. Box 1209 Meridian, MS. Plans for other activities are being planned. Send e-mail to Teresa Lowery Church at TCH4101@aol.com for further information.
July 13-18 Members of the 4th Infantry Division Association National Reunion are planning a reunion for July. For information contact Gregory Rollinger, 8891 Aviary Path NR-82, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 or visit www.4thinfantry.org.
July 16-18 The descendants of Richard and Julie Shanks and the children of Ruby and Viola Edwards will hold a reunion at Archusa Water Park in Quitman. Cost is $60 for married families and $30 for singles. Senior citizens 70 years and older are free. A memory book will be available for an extra $10. Please turn in money as soon as possible. To request information or send money, contact Eula Gates Leggett, 1865 Shubuta Eucutta Road, Shubuta, MS 39360, (601) 687-5730, or Jerlean Edwards Pruitt, 9690 Highway 18 West, Quitman, MS 39355, (601) 776-5828.

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