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Classes of '59, '34 due homecoming honors

The 75th meeting of the Rockdale Homecoming Association is set for June 14. Activities will begin at the Patterson Center around 9 a.m. as visitors arrive ready to visit with friends and classmates. Lunch will be served at 12-noon.

Receiving special recognition this year will be the Rockdale High School graduating class of 1959. Also receiving special recognition will be members of the class of 1934. Four members of the graduating class are expected to attend on June 14.

Visitors will also have a chance to visit a special exhibit featuring the late Dan Kubiak. This exhibit is on loan from the Brenham Heritage Museum in Brenham. It will officially open on June 13 honoring the Homecoming visitors.

Vick ie Pounders Everhar t will also have a large display of Rockdale memorabilia for visitors to see. Also, Rockdale Homecoming Association archivist will have records from past homecomings on display.

"Everyone is encouraged to come to the Homecoming and welcome visitors who claim this community as many former residents return for the event," said Lucile Estell, spokesperson.

Pre-registration is not necessary. Lunch is $9 per person, payable at the door.

Rockdale homecoming has been observed on the first Sunday of June every year since 1934.


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