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Diver-Hairston reunion draws 52

MILANO—The annual Diver- Hairston family reunion was held Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Milano Civic Center with 52 family members and guests attending.

A covered-dish luncheon followed the blessing by Chuck Hairston.

Oldest in attendance was Chester Hays Sr. who will be 90 next Feb. 14. Youngest was Sydney Hays, 6-month-old daughter of Holly Hairston Hays and granddaughter of Charles and Betty Hairston.

A drawing was held for four quilt tops made by the late Connie Hairston Cannon. Winners were Fred Hairston, James Wright, Guendolyn Hays and Donna Diver.

This was the 64th reunion for the Divers who have been meeting on the first Sunday in October since 1946. The Hairstons met on the last Sunday in July since the late 1940s. It was decided to combine the two at the last Hairston reunion held July 27, 2003. The two families will continue to meet on the first Sunday in October.

RHS Class of '64

The RHS Class of 1964 will hold its 45th class reunion at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the New Salem Clubhouse at Fair Park in Rockdale, according to L.B. Kubiak. A catered meal will be served at 6 p.m. To register, contact Diane (Weems) Fishero at

RHS Class of 1965

The RHS Class of 1965 will hold its 45th reunion on Oct. 23-25. Activities will include the Rockdale- Caldwell football game with an open reception following the game, and golf and dinner on Saturday, plus a Sunday brunch.

Contact Wenda Dyer, 446- 5436 ( or Jerry Caywood, 512-321-4050 ( to provide address updates, e-mail addresses or other data. Also visit www.

Milano Class of 1957

MILANO—The Milano High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Yum Yum's Restaurant in Bryan, announced Robert O'Neal. The group will move to Tanglewood Park later that day for coffee and cookies. For more information, call Melba Woolington, 979-268-1452.

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