43rd Stephens reunion

The 43rd annual W. F. Stephens reunion will be held Sunday, July 7 at the New Salem HD Clubhouse at Fair Park. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and the meal will be at 1 p.m.

Furnished will be meat, bread, tea, eating utensils and plates. Attendees are asked to bring a side dish and dessert. They are also asked to bring a silent auction item—either new or gently used, interesting or a collectible. Auction proceeds help support the reunion.

Anyone interested in sponsoring an activity, either for the adults or children, is asked to contact the reunion sponsors: Dalton Stephens, 512-335- 2043 (home) or 512-826-3327 (cell), or Jesse Smith, 512-760-6833.

RHS Big Blue Band

The third Rockdale Big Blue Band reunion will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Apache Pass Ice House, according to former RHS band director Jim Perry. “The Classes of 1983, 1988 and 1993 will hold reunions at the same place and time,” Perry said. “Bill Grusendorf and Don Thoede (also former band directors) will be there.”

RHS Class of 1988

RHS Class of 1988 will hold its 25th-year reunion Saturday, June 22 with the following schedule:

Tour high school at 9:30 a.m.; Family Time Picnic, noon until 4 p.m., Apache Pass Event Center; ‘80s dance, Apache Pass Icehouse, 7:30 p.m.

Visit Rockdale-Texas-1988/class _ index. cfm and www.facebook . com/ groups/499821146744573/ to rsvp, register, and see list of classmates missing and/or have not responde. FMI: Natalie Nichter-Ramirez at

RHS Class 0f 1983

RHS Class of 1983 will hold its 30th-year reunion Saturday, June 22 at Apache Pass. Class members and friends are asked to contact Barry Haag at or call 512-863-0585. The reunion will be in conjunction with the Big Blue Band reunion and the reunions of the Classes of 1988 and 1993.

RHS Class of 1993

The RHS Class of 1993 will hold its 20th-year reunion Saturday, June 22 with the following schedule:

9:30 a.m., tour high school (meet at new entrance on Childress Street); 1 until 5 p.m., family picnic at Apache Pass, volleyball, horseshoe and washer pitching and Bounce House for the kids. Jason & Crew will BBQ for lunch to be provided with water, tea and lemonade; 7:30 p.m., ’80s dance at Apache Pass Ice House with band, in conjunction with Big Blue Band reunion and the Classes of 1983 and 1988 reunions.

(All food and drink must be purchased from Apache Pass Ice House). No cover charge.

Reunion fees: $25 per classmate, $15 per guest (children free).

RHS Class of 1968

RHS Class of 1968 will hold its 45th-year reunion at noon on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Patterson Center, according to Wayne Bennett. A home style lunch will be served.

Those wanting to meet at The Ranch on Friday night for food and drinks are invited to do so by Calvin Whitely, 512-455-3035. FMI: Bennett, 281- 636-9719 or

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