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Alumni Plan Homecoming

By Staff | Oct 7, 2015

The Tyler County High School Alumni Association’s 66th homecoming is scheduled for Saturday.

This year’s theme is “Pirate’s Paradise” with Bruce and Sallie Pittman, class of 65′, serving as the banquet’s speakers.

The annual event will start with breakfast buffett between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. at the Middlebourne Fire Hall. The buffett is $7 per person and is open to the public. Menu items include pancakes, sausage gravy, biscuits, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, mixed fruit salad, coffee and orange juice.

Parade participants will meet at 10:15 a.m. at the Senior Center prior to the parade. While the parade is lining up for formation, traffic around the Senior Center, formerly the Ellsworth Grade School, will be limited to parade entries only. The parade starts at 11 a.m. and traffic will be restricted on Main Street – Route 18 – through Middlebourne during the parade. For more information, contact Bill Henderson at 304-758-2342.

The Social Hour begins at 4:30 p.m. in the gymnasium to be followed by the banquet at 5:30 p.m. The menu for the evening includes baked steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cole slaw, hot rolls, Texas sheet cake, coffee and tea. All tickets will be sold in advance.

To receive tickets by mail, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope when returning alumni dues/reservations to: TCHS Alumni Association, P.O. Box 183, Paden City, W.Va. 26159. The class chairperson will be responsible for coming to the gym before the function and reserving seating for classmates who have requested pre-paid tickets.

The following people have agreed to serve as contacts for the their respective classes:

Class of 60′ – Sandra Grove Henderson – 304-758-2342

Class of 65′ – Marian Haught Corrigan – 304-398-5717; Reunion will be after the parade at Friendship Center behind the Methodist Church.

Class of 75′ – Deanna Mason Jones – 304-758-2625; Reunion will be after the parade at the Middlebourne Fire Department.

Class of 80′ – Dot Henthorn Mangus – 304-771-7308

Class of 85′ – Randy Waggoner – 304-476-1202; This reunion will have a covered dish lunch at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rob Clem’s home in Middlebourne.

Class of 90′ – Shannon Glover Smith – 304-758-2032