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Davidson reunion Saturday

MILANO— Descendants of W. J. and Bertha Davidson will gather at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at Friendship Baptist Church, off Highway 36 between Milano and Caldwell. All relatives and friends are asked to bring a covered dish for lunch at noon and join in a day of visiting.

FMI: Carrol Davidson, 512-455- 3498, or Linda Jenkins, 512-446- 5764.

Shaw reunion Aug. 10

GAUSE—The annual reunion for family and friends of Ossie and Lula Shaw will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at First Baptist Church in Gause. “There will be a pot-luck lunch and lots of visiting,” said Sue Morgan, publicist. FMI: 512-446-3989.

Spies reunion Sunday

HALLETTSVILLE—The 58th annual reunion of the descendants of August Spies will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 at the American Legion Hall in Hallettsville.

Family and friends are asked to bring a covered dish and dessert for the 12:30 p.m. lunch. Plates, utensils, cups and tea will be provided. Attendees are also asked to bring silent auction and door prize items.

FMI: Wanda Kaiser, 361-293-1510.

90th Beard reunion held

THORNDALE— The 90th Beard reunion met at the Thorndale VFW Hall on July 20-21. The event drew over 130 family members on Saturday and over 185 on Sunday for food, fellowship and reminiscing.

Saturday, kids enjoyed face painting, temporary tattoos and a water park while the adults competed in a craft judging show with entries in pickles and jelly. Children and adults competed in the game “ Minute to Win it.” The evening concluded with a barbecue dinner with all the trimmings, dominoes, card games and a dance.

Sunday brought more “catching up” on family news and the traditional potluck lunch, complete with an anniversary cake. Recognized were several older family members. Youngest member was 10-monthsold while the oldest member was 94.

While kids enjoyed a piƱata, adults competed in silent and live auctions. Many auction items were donated by family members and the two highest-bid items were a Long Horn knife with case etched with “90th Anniversary,” and a homemade quilt with matching pillows. Door prizes for all were awarded.

The commit tee met af ter the reunion to start plans for next year. On behalf of the family, thanks for making this year a huge success.— Elaine Alexander, reunion reporter

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

Milano exes reunion

MILANO— The Milano Former Students Association will hold its annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the MHS cafeteria, according to publicist Carolyn Hafley.

A noon meal will be catered by The Crossing. The homecoming football game will be Friday, Sept. 27. FMI: Hafley, 512-455-2473.

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