Several Redskin graduates reunite, including classes of ’51, ’52, ’53 and ’54
• L&T staff report
Reunion plans for the Liberal High School classes of 1951, 1952, 1953 and 1954 have been scheduled for Friday and Saturday – along with the LHS Redskins Homecoming.
All of the reunion activities will take place at Mahuron Park in the Community Building with the exception of the parade and football game.
Things actually kick off Thursday evening with early visiting and decorating starting at 7 p.m. at the Community Building. Any of the alumni that would like to help are welcome to be a part of this meeting.
Registration for the Friday and Saturday events will begin at 10 a.m. Friday. Snacks will be available as well as coffee, tea and water. During the parade, the building will be closed so all who wish may be along the parade route.
Prior to the football game, a light supper will be provided. Those not wishing to attend the game may remain at the building for visiting and “catch up.” Following the game, anyone wishing to have more visiting time may return to the Mahuron Park Community Building.
Saturday morning, registration will begin again at 10 a.m. Reunion packets will be handed out and name tags provided.
A special luncheon is planned for the Class of ’53 at noon to celebrate its “60” year. For information about this event, please contact Naomi Plett, 624-4536. Also, the Class of ’54 will have a brunch at the home of Donna Nix Sunday morning. Information regarding that event may be obtained by calling 624-2372.
Saturday evening, class pictures will be taken at 5:30 p.m. prior to the evening meal and program. The reunion activities will conclude at 10 p.m. at the Community Building.
For more information, please call Barbara Wellman, 624-285; Helen Harrison, 624-5195; Naomi Plett, 624-4536; or Donna Nix, 624-2372.
Liberal High School Class of 1973 40th reunion also part of homecoming fun
The Liberal High School Class of 19973 is having its 40th reunion this weekend. Recommended donations are $20 per person.
Reunion registration will start at 1 p.m. Friday at Billy’s Blue Duck BBQ. Class members will be at the homecoming parade at 2 p.m. and at the homecoming football game at 7 p.m.
Saturday, class members will be on their own for activities, including golf, the Mid-America Air Museum, Dorothy’s House and the Pancake Hall of Fame.
There will be evening activities at El Rancho Exotica with a tour of the zoo from 5:30 to 7 p.m. From 6 to 9 p.m., a social with light hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks provided will take place. Alcohol is allowed, but must be provided by guests themselves.
The weekend will end with goodbyes starting at 9 a.m. Sunday with coffee, juice and doughnuts at Greg and Alica Bird’s country home.
For more information, call Greg Bird at 624-2406 or 629-5203; Mike Gatlin at 719-252-3758; Kathy Fitzgerald at 309-8366; or Ronda Maxwell at 482-2798.
There are missing classmates. If you have any info, please call one of the numbers.
Missing classmates include Rod Abbott, Mary Arellano, John Arellano, Sue Bacon, Barry Baugh, Steven Beat, Robert Beeman, Jack Blair, Albert Cantrell, Mark Dressen, Debbie Durbin, David Jones, Kim Kapp, Kerry Kelley, Debbie Lindsey, James Lister, Robby Lynch Booth, Judy Mathis Lytle, Karen Mugurk Ochs, Ian McKinley, Toby Mouser, Elizabeth Murray, Jackie Pierce, Claude Powell, Joyce Reynolds Bronson, Keith Russell, Myron Staples, Kathy Stearman, Teresa Thomason, Lorrie Tibbets Kyger, Kyle Tomlinson, Carla Towns, Jernell Ward Sanders, Hideki Tsunoda and Pam Williams Cotledge.