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June 8, 2003

By Staff
Today The Turnage-Dowell family reunion will be in Highland Park Shelter No. 4 in Meridian. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Bring photos, interesting items to show and a covered dish for lunch. Call Billie Rachle T. Caudill, 655-8150.
Today Descendants of Edwin and Caroline Boutwell Mathis invited family and friends to join them at the 79th Mathis Reunion at 11 a.m. at Clarkco State Park Lodge. Bring a covered dish for lunch and any old family photographs, scrapbooks and heirlooms to share.
June 14 The annual County Line School Reunion will begin at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Union. A pot luck meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship and memories.
June 14 Quitman High School Class of 1988 will hold its 15-year reunion at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill &Bar in Meridian at 5 p.m. All interested classmates and friends please attend. There will be a short program. Contact Linda Douglas Scott at (404) 289-7892; Pamela Clark Pratt at (251)765-3271 or; Michael Sanders at (601) 917-4024; or Goldie Goodwin at (601) 776-2986.
June 14 The Ridout reunion will be at the Bethsadia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall off Highway 19 in the Bethsadia community south of Philadelphia. Lunch will be potluck. Family and friends of the late William Arch and Lena (Hardy) Ridout are invited. Call Kathy Ridout at (601) 656-1851 for more information.
June 27-28 Meridian High School Class of 1968 reunion. Events will be Howard Johnson Convention Center. The cost is $25 per person. Please make advance reservations and make checks playable to MHS Class of 1968 and mail to P.O. Box 3830, Meridian , MS 39303. For information, call Terry Anderson at 656-5087 or send e-mail to You also can call Vance Grantham at 484-5488 or send e-mail to
July 4-6 "The 73 Cruisers" of Meridian High School Class of 1973 are making plans for their 30-year class reunion. Classmates' addresses and phone numbers are needed. For information, contact Brenda Easley at 485-6173; send e-mail to; or write Betty Easley at P.O. Box 7240, Meridian, MS 39307-7240.
July 12 Clarkdale's Class of 1977 reunion is at Okatibbee Reservoir starting at 2 p.m. Call Tina Estes (601) 485-2692 or e-mail Donnie Hayes at for information.
July 10-13 The USS Boston Shipmates Inc. is planning its 19th annual reunion in Buffalo, N.Y. For information, contact Arthur L. Hebert, P.O. Box 816, Amherst, NH 03031-0816. Phone (603) 672-8772 or visit
July 18-19 Meridian High School Class of 1983 will hold its 20-year reunion in Meridian. For information, e-mail Jamie Bullock Cater at, e-mail Dimetri Mosley Brown at or call 484-4475.
July 18-19 Lamar High School Class of 1983 will hold its 20-year reunion in Meridian. For information, e-mail Delita Duncan Waldron at or call 483-8062. Please note the date has been changed from the previous date of May 30-31, but plans remain the same.
July 18-20 Meridian High School Class of 1978 will hold its 25th reunion. Friday, a get-acquainted and registration time will be at Montana's Bar-B-Q &Seafood Restaurant from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, a dinner will be held at Montana's at 7 p.m. with a dance following; Sunday a memorial service will be held at East Mississippi Electric Power Association at 11 a.m. For information, call 917-6793 or 880-3190. You also can e-mail