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By The Staff


The Jockey reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at the home of Stella Hill Smith, 204 Cladorbon Dr. A potluck meal will be served at noon. Bring a dish and drink. Eating utensils will be furnished.

This year’s theme will be Hawaiian and there will be a White Elephant sale with proceeds going toward future reunions. Bring photos and newspaper clippings.

All former Cynthiana employees are invited.


Harrison County High School Class of 1990 will celebrate their 20-year class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 28 at the Ramada Inn, 2143 N. Broadway, Lexington, Ky.

Social hour and registration will be held at 6:30 p.m. Buffet dinner and dance will follow with a cash bar offered.

Special room rate available for attendees and a professional photographer will be available for pictures.

For more information or questions call Helen Winkle at 859-221-5907. For Ramanda Inn reservations call 859-299-1261.

Cost is $25 in advance per person or $30 at the door per person.


Several family members have suggested that the family reunion not be held on a holiday weekend. This year it has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11 at Legion Hall, Legion Road, Paris, Ky. from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Will eat at 12:30 p.m.

Bring a covered dish for sharing and soft drinks of your choice. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for others to enjoy.

Due to high cost of postage we are limiting the mailing to one per family. We are asking you to inform your children, brothers, sisters, et al and bring them with you. We want to have another large gathering again this year.

The reunion is only once a year it shouldn’t be too hard to give up something to come and have fun with members of your family.

For more information call 859-987-4744 or 859-987-7670.


The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 4 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building.

The reunion will start at 11 a.m. with a potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. Attendees are to bring meat dish, covered dish, drinks and utensils to be shared by everyone.

Lewis and Mary had nine children: James Lafayette (1872-1961), William Henry (1875-1956), Mattie Elizabeth (Frank) Jones (1877-1969), Samuel (1880-1968), Thomas (1883-1958), Charley Taylor (1885-1930), Mary Louisa (Royal Zebedee) New (1888), John Newton (1891-1957), and Julie Frances (Stonewall Jackson) Sowder (1894-1965).

The auction is back. Bring good used, workable items to be auctioned. Also bring non-perishable food item for a needy family member or to be donated to food pantry.

For more information contact Shirley Mulligan Swartz at 513-738-1613 or email shirley041744@msn.com. Come enjoy the day. All spellings of Mulligan, Mullikin are welcome.


All descendants of John Samuel Wagoner and Nancy Ellen Dampier Wagoner are invited to the 55th Wagoner family reunion on Sunday, Sept. 12, at the Bourbon County Park, Legion Road, Paris, KY. The doors will open at noon and lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

John Samuel was born in 1851 and Nancy Ellen was born in 1852. They were married on Nov. 29, 1871, and became the parents of seven sons, Jessie Bruce, Harvey Marion, Edward Philip, Wilford Miles, Dove Francis, Ira Thomas and Samuel Florence. All of the seven sons married and fathered 42 children. Nancy died about 1924 and John Samuel died in 1926. Both are buried in the Millersburg Cemetery.

Ronald David Wagoner of Fayette County has spent several years researching Wagoner genealogical records and, at the last count, there were over 1,100 entries in his computer.

Those who attend are asked to bring the following: money to help with expenses; meat and large covered dishes to share and serving utensils; family photos, newspaper articles, stories, family information for genealogy records (births, marriages, divorces, deaths, etc,); obituary information for Memorial Book (newspaper clippings, and funeral hand-outs)

The following will be provided: plates, cups, napkins, eating utensils and drinks; games and activities for children.

Plan to attend and notify all of your family members and any other Wagoner descendants.


The annual Carter reunion was held Aug. 22 at the home of June Carter on South Edgewater Road.

Those attending were: Danny and Marcelle Carter; Sydney and Haley Porter; Alex Jennings; Eli Carter, Emilee, Gracie, Eliza and Xavier; Jackie Stone; Cleo Fryman; Charles Carter; Rose Simpson and Aaron; Brenda Poe and Justin; Bobbie Fryman; Nancy Roberts; Viola Fryman; Tim and Rose Carter, Trevor; Herbie and Lisa Fryman, Haley, Hope, Amber, Allison and Alicia; Jacklyn Highlander; Jalen and Tyler Doyle; Anthony Carson, Quinton, Olivia and Mason; Reigan Striano; Kim and Curtis Stewart; Heather Carson, Madalyn and Dalton; Herbie Carter, Chris and Matt; Jarrod Carter; Micah Carter; John Carter; and June Carter.

A picnic lunch was served. Everyone enjoyed the day.