The Reporter welcomes news of family reunions and homecoming events. There is no charge. Deadline is 5 p.m. Mondays. Fax to 446-5317 or e-mail email@example.com, or mail to The Reporter, Box 552, Rockdale TX 76567.
Aycock Alumni reunion
The Aycock Alumni Community Association will hold a reunion of former Aycock School attendees and teachers on Saturday, June 6 at the Patterson Civic Center.
A social time will be held on Saturday afternoon, banquet on Saturday night and worship service on Sunday morning at New Hope Baptist Church.
The Class of 1959 will be the honor class as they celebrate their 50th year.
All Aycock attendees are asked to attend. Co-chairs for the reunion are Marie Moore Thompson, Agnes McKee Molden and James W. Molden.
Doss family reunion
The annual Doss reunion will be held Saturday, June 6 at the New Salem Home Demonstration Clubhouse in Fair Park in Rockdale. The reunion will gather at 10 a.m.
FMI contact Debbie K. Gage, 1831 Pat Booker Rd., Universal City TX 78148, telephone 210-659- 0321.
70th LaGrone reunion
MILANO—The 70th annual LaGrone family reunion is scheduled Friday through Sunday, June 19-21 at the home of Norine LaGrone.
Live music and a variety of food and games are on the schedule for one of the longest running family reunions in the state.
A revival will be held Friday with food served at 6 p.m., and Saturday's ice cream social will include hamburgers and hot dogs. Saturday night will also feature the fifth annual LaGrone Muster ceremonies.
The main reunion will begin with a sunrise revival church service Sunday morning and then lunch will be served at noon with barbecue brisket, chicken, sausage and all the trimmings with a cornucopia of side dishes and desserts including home-made ice cream.
Basketball, volleyball, softball, horseshoes and dominoes will be played. "Come and spend Father's Day weekend with the kinfolks," said Bill Martin, publicist.
The Modesette reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 7 at the Thorndale VFW Hall, located on north FM 486, according to Merle Culp, publicist.
"Bring your favorite covered dish for the noon meal," she said. "Paper goods, eating utensils, bread and drinks will be provided, and all family and friends are welcome."
FMI call 446-3653.
Appelt family reunion
The 45th annual Appelt family reunion will be held Sunday, June 7 at Appelt's Hill Hall in Hallettsville.
Lunch will be served at noon. Meat, drinks and paper goods will be furnished. Attendees should bring a side dish or dessert, an item for a prize-drawing, photos for sharing or copying, and information to update their "limb" on the family tree.
FMI contact Linda Ward, reunion secretary, at 512-250-5230 (Austin) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RHS Class of 1941
The RHS Class of 1941 will hold their annual reunion June 13-14 at Kountry Inn Restaurant, starting Saturday at 1 p.m. with visiting, a dinner at 7 p.m., and breakfast Sunday at 8:30 a.m. After breakfast, the class will attend the Rockdale Homecoming at the Patterson Civic Center, according to Natha Lee House.
RHS Class of 1949
The RHS Class of 1949 will hold its 60th-year reunion at the Patterson Civic Center on Sunday, June 14 in conjunction with the annual Rockdale homecoming.
FMI contact Dorothy Thaler, 446-5757; Roberta Pounders, 446-2094; or Betty Yoakum, 979- 836-0520.
RHS Class of 1951
The RHS Class of 1951 will hold it's 58th-year reunion on Saturday, June 13 in the Peace Lutheran Church fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sandwiches, drinks, chips, dips and dessert will be served. All class members, spouses and friends of this class are invited to visit and renew old friendships.
FMI call Cotton Hubert, 446- 3937, or Charlie Watson, 446- 7992.
RHS Class of 1954
The 54-member RHS Class of 1954 will hold a 55th-year reunion on June 12-13-14 in conjunction with the annual Rockdale homecoming. Several social gatherings are planned in Rockdale for the weekend. Any class member who has not received a mailout with reunion details and a schedule can do so by contacting Mary Beth Rolan at Mrolan227@aol.com.
RHS Class of 1959
The RHS Class of 1959 is finalizing plans for a 50th-year reunion to be held the second weekend in June.
Contact information is needed for Pat Patterson, Mary Praesel and Doyle Wendland. If anyone has this information, please email either Bobby Bounds at email@example.com or Jackie Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bobby may also be telephoned at 512-392-2681 or Jackie at 512- 446-3333.
Activities are being planned for Friday night, June 12 through Sunday, June 14. The class of '59 will be recognized at the annual Rockdale Homecoming on Sunday, June 14.
RHS Class of 1960
All members of the RHS Class of 1960 are invited to attend the Rockdale homecoming on Sunday, June 14 at the Patterson Civic Center.
The following year, at the 2010 Rockdale homecoming, the Class of 1960 will be recognized as the honor class having its 50th-year reunion.
FMI, call Norma Coelho, 446- 3805, or Pauline Reynolds, 446- 0506 or e-mail paulinekirby@yahoo. com.
RHS Class of 1961
The RHS Class of 1961 will help the Class of 1959 to celebrate its 60th-year reunion. Attempts have been made to contact all 1961 members. Anyone who has not been contacted can get details by e-mailing willynestanislaw@lilduba email@example.com or call her at 254-697- 4746. "All will meet during Rockdale homecoming weekend June 12-14," said Linda Crane, 446- 2487, spokesperson.
RHS Class of 1979
The RHS Class of 1979 will have a 30th-year reunion on Saturday, June 20 at The Ranch in Rockdale. FMI call Margaret Coker at 446- 6323 or check classmates.com.
RHS Class of 1989
The RHS Class of 1989 will hold a 20th-year reunion Saturday, June 27 at The Ranch in Rockdale.
E-mail information on classmates to Class89_RISD@yahoo.com. Email addresses preferred. Information is still needed on the following
Mike Mitchell, Boone Barrow, Julie Rinn, Dexter Wesley, Keith Mendez, Misty Padgett, Kristi Lawshea, Tammy Marion, Leonard Crawford, Jeff Davis, Carolyn Fair, Joe Huddelston, Eric Green, Christopher Clark, Denny Clark, James Craig, Eloisa Deleon, Torrie White, Stephanie Noack, Keith Mendez, Clint Merritt and Carl Mitchell.
RHS Class of 1999
The RHS Class of 1999 will hold its 10-year class reunion Aug. 1. Classmates should send names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses to Lance Schielack at rockdaleclassof1999@ yahoo.com or call him at 281-246- 1255.
E-mail addresses, phone numbers and mailing addresses are needed for:
Christopher Alejandro, Nelson Anderle, Alvin Beran Jr., Kassie Daniell, Jerry Gallop, Pinky Gates, Amy Henke/Lindsey, Amanda Hicks, Cory Jimenez, Joseph Leggett, Angie Lopez, Daniel Martinez, Walter Martinez, Crystal Mayberry, Taffiny Mayfield, Roy Mayfield Jr., Connie McBride, Kimberly McBurnett, Guy Modgling, Lorena Navarro, Reuben Nieto Jr., Jessica Notarnicola, Martha Perez, Willie Phillips, Jessica Rosas, Sheila Sanders/Galbreath, Gurinderjit Singh, Lula Stewart, Elaine Vann, Latoya Wells, Tiffany Wilcox, James Woodward, Winston Woolverton
Mailing addresses only are needed for Charles Miles, Efren Rosas and Michael Stewart.
The class has a group on Facebook (search "Rockdale Class of 1999") and a group on MySpace at http://groups.myspace.com/rockdaleclassof1999.
RHS Class of 2004
The RHS Class of 2004 will hold its 5-year reunion July 18. Classmates' names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses should be sent to Kyle Schielack at rockd firstname.lastname@example.org or kschielack@AggieNetwork.com or call him at 979-220-2634.
Information is needed for:
Steven G. Aguilar, Adrian Araujo, Amber Blackstock, Geneiveve Bocanegra, Keisha Brown, Sarah Brozi, Jami Bruce, Whitney Carlile, Thomas Cervantes, Heather Chaney, Ashton Chudej, Travis Dawson, Anna DeLeon, Anthony Delgado, Chad Ehler, Landon Enderson, Juan Escalante, Courtney Evans, Alexis Everage, Bradley Everage, David Fults, Amanda Gilligan, Richard Goodman, Nicholas Gregory, Holly Hook, Flor Ibares, Kayla Jensen, Lajuana Kitchen, Daniel Klick, Brittany LaPeyre, Domingo Llanas, Juana Llanas, Hugo Longoria, Canuto Lopez, Ruben Lopez, Veronica Lopez, Manuel Luna, Erica Mack, Francis Manning, Randy Mayfield, Kimberley McDowell, Haley McGuire, Kristy McLoud, Leslie Medina, Michael Menley, Vicky Miller, Beverly Moore, Cristina Mora, Gerald Mora, David Motzonalidze, Savannah Pankey, Michael Pelzel, Roberto Reyes, Joshua Rodriguez, Pauline Rodriguez, Norma Romo, Olivia Romo, Thomas Sayre, Joshua Seelke, Steven Selgelid, Sarah Shafer, John Snelson, Diana Storey, Jennifer Strelsky, Stryker Sulak, Shanon Taylor, Chase Tessmer, Nathan Tuttle,Veronica Vega, Sharda Walker, Krista Warren, Allison Winkleman, Laticia Yanes and Pablo Zepeda.
Mailing addresses only are needed for: David Baggerly, Briatney Brooks, Megan Calk, Megan Davidson, Casey Fitzpatrick, Adam Garza, Scott Garza, Marcus Grayson, Kurt Griesbach, Cale Hammett, Joel Juarez, Amy Korenek, Nathan Proctor, Michael Rubio, Michael Trotty, Jake VanHouten and Jamal Williams.