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50th Minerva School homecoming set Oct. 3

The 50th annual Minerva School homecoming will take place on Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Minerva Community Center, 378 CR 232 Loop. A covered dish lunch will be served shortly after noon, following a Minerva Cemetery Assn. update.

At 2 p.m. a dedication of the fully restored gas pump that sat for many years in front of the Willard and Ruth Cone home will be held. This pump, a fixture in the Minerva community for many years, now sits in front of the Minerva Center.

“Bring family and friends and enjoy a day of visiting, memories, and good food while celebrating the 50th homecoming and the gas pump dedication,” said Deborah Dean, publicist.

For more information contact Susan Dean, 446-2845, or Deborah Dean, 446-3111.

Diver-Hairston reunion set Sunday in Milano

The annual Diver-Hairston Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Milano Civic Center. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and a covered dish lunch will start at 12:30.

This will be the 65th reunion for the Divers who have met on the first Sunday in October since 1946. The Hairstons met on the last Sunday in July since the late 1940’s. They were combined in 2003 and continue to meet on the first Sunday in October.

Noack reunion Sunday

The 44th annual reunion of the descendents of Johann Noack, Jakob Noack and Maria Noack Schulze will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church picnic grounds at Warda.

Coffee and cake will be served at 10:30 a.m., said Evelyn Kasper, secretary. “Attendees should bring family members, covered dishes to share at lunch, photos and memories,” she said. Bread, tea, coffee, cups, plates and utensils will be provided.

RHS Class of 2001 seeking classmates

The Rockdale High School Class of 2001 is looking for graduates for a 10-year reunion next summer.

If you or someone you know was a RHS graduate of 2001, please contact LeAnn (Dean) Simpson (senior class officer) with contact information at leann_05@hotmail. com, telephone 512-430-4465, or visit the Facebook page by searching “Rockdale High School Class of 2001.”

RHS Class of 2005 sets Oct. 16 reunion

Rockdale High School Class of 2005 will hold a 5th-year reunion Saturday, Oct. 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Julio’s Mexican Food Restaurant, 1533 W. Cameron in Rockdale.

For more information contact You may also RSVP there to that e-mail address.—Hilary Miller, publicist

Milano Exes’ reunion

MILANO—The annual Milano Ex-Students Association reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the MHS cafetorium. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and the noon barbecue meal will be catered by The Crossing, at $10 per plate.

The Association is again taking donations for a silent auction. Items can be brought the morning of the reunion. Proceeds go for mailing costs and scholarships. Items are also needed for a live auction.

MHS Class of 1957

MILANO—The Milano High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion Saturday, Oct. 23 in conjunction with the Milano Ex- Students Association annual homecoming, according to Robert O’Neal of Mason, class member.

The class reunion will be held at 2 p.m. in the new high school library following the Milano Ex-Students Association meeting.

“We invite all class members and members of other classes to join us,” O’Neal said. For more information, call O’Neal at 325- 347-5401.

Johnson descendants

A reunion is planned by the grandchildren and great- grandchildren of Elmore and Beatrice Lee Johnson.

Spokesperson Billy Johnson said the family is looking for descendants of the following family members:

Elmore Johnson and Beatrice Lee Johnson; George Johnson, brother of Elmore Johnson; Sherman Johnson, brother of Elmore Johnson; L.C. Johnson, brother of Elmore Johnson; Viola Johnson, sister of Elmore Johnson; Estelle Lee, sister of Beatrice Lee Johnson; Henry Lee, brother of Beatrice Lee Johnson.

They were from Rockdale, Denton, Celina, Pilot Point and Bonham. For more information call Billy Johnson at 469-358-7080 or Frankie Fullbright at 214-629- 4295.

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