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TCHS Alumni Association Plans Homecoming

By Staff | Oct 3, 2018

The Tyler County High School Alumni Association has selected Oct. 13 as the date for their 69th Annual Tyler County High School Homecoming. This year’s theme is “Treasured Times at TCHS.” Gloria Stackpole, Class of ’68, will serve as banquet speaker.

The day will start with a breakfast buffet at the Middlebourne Fire Hall from 7-10 a.m. This is open to the public. Menu includes pancakes, sausage gravy, biscuits, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, mixed fruit salad, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $7 each.

The parade entries will meet at Middlebourne’s senior center at 10:15 am. The parade will start at 11 a.m. For more information contact Bill Henderson, 304-758-2342. While the parade is being lined up, traffic in and around the senior center, formerly Ellsworth Grade School, will be limited to parade entries only. Starting at 11 a.m. all traffic will be stopped on Main Street (Rt. 18) through Middlebourne during the parade.

The social hour starts off our evening at 4:30 p.m. in the gymnasium to be followed by the banquet at 5:30 p.m. Menu for the evening is baked steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cole slaw, hot rolls, Texas sheet cake, coffee and iced tea. All tickets for the dinner will be sold in advance. Dinner reservations are needed by Friday, Oct. 5.

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, WV 26159. Contact person is Dianna Ash Stevens, ’67, 304-337-8579. If no envelope is enclosed, tickets will be held at the door.

The following people have agreed to serve as a contact for their class. This is not necessarily the person organizing events, but those with questions may contact the listed person for information.

Class of 1946: Reunion – United Methodist Friendship Center immediately after parade

Class of 1953: Betty Ruth Ice Rush – 304-652-2142 – Reunion Friday at Noon – Court Restaurant

Class of 1963: Bill Henderson – 304-758-2342

Class of 1968: Genie Smith Ankrom – 304-758-2008, Chis Hadley Farhatt – 304-758-4092 Reunion after the banquet at Middlebourne Fire Hall

Class of 1973: Greg Gorby – 304-771-8177 Reunion after the parade at Log Cabin, Tyler County Fair Grounds

Class of 1983: Lorie Patterson Watson – 304-758-2879

Class of 1988: Stephanie Farhatt Miller – 304-758-7362

Class of 1993: Kathy Henderson Dalrymple – 304-771-6172 – Reunion Saturday 1 p.m., Middlebourne Fire Department

The class chairperson will be responsible to come to the gym before the function and reserve seating for classmates who have requested prepaid tickets.

The 2018 Tyler Consolidated scholarship recipients were Jesse Doak and Remington Miller.

The Alumni Golf Tournament was held, Saturday, Sept. 29 at Riverside Golf Course.

The alumni association hopes you will come home and enjoy the planned festivities!