1998 Family Reunions & Other Special Announcements

From The Pages Of The Kentucky Explorer

(Check Ahead Before Driving Long Distances - Dates Subject To Change)



Kitchen/Wright Reunion: The descendants of Eva Kitchen and Cornelius (C. W.) Wright, will host a reunion at Armco Park, Shelter #1, in Ashland, Kentucky, on July 19, 1998, at one o'clock. For more information contact: Loretta Wright Smith, 2208 Harrod Street, Ashland, KY 41101, or call: 606/325-3275.

 

Native American Indian Festival will be held in mid-October, at the Laurel County Fairgrounds. For more information call: 800-348-0095.

 

The 36th Kentucky Apple Festival will be held September 27-October 3, 1998, at Paintsville, Kentucky. The year's festival features Ty Herndon and Lonestar. For more information call: 606/789-4355, or write: P. O. Box 879, Paintsville, KY 41240.

 

The 1998 Mountain Days, sponsored by Our Common Heritage, will take place on August 15 and 16, 1998, in Dayton, Ohio, at Eastwood Park. For more information call: 937/235-0701.

 

The Arnett Reunion will be held the third Sunday in July 1998, in Salyersville, Kentucky. For more information call: 606/349-2395.

 

The Annual Teater Reunion: The ancestors of Fletcher, Parish, and Russell Teater will hold their annual reunion on August 2, 1998, at the Corman Building, in Nicholasville, Kentucky. For more information contact: David Quinn, 104 Meadowlark, Nicholasville, KY 40356, or call: 606/887-5814.

 

The 14th Dean Reunion: The ancestors of Harrison and Nancy Owens Dean will hold the 14th annual reunion on September 20, 1998, at the Corman Building, in Nicholasville, Kentucky. For more information contact: Dorothy Dean Hager, 3rd and West Maple Street, Nicholasville, KY 40356, or call: 606/885-4405.

 

25th Annual Shackelford Reunion: The descendants and friends of the late William and Vina Ledford Shackelford will hold their family reunion on August 7-9, 1998, at Pine Mountain State Park, near Pineville. For more information contact: Margaret Shackelford, 2805 Lowe Drive, Talbott, TN 37877.

 

Smith Family Reunion: The family of Edin and Edna (Steele) Smith of Breathitt County, Kentucky, will have their 16th annual reunion on August 15, 1998, in Middletown, Ohio. For more information contact: Vivian Reichenbach, 124 Morgan Court, Franklin, OH 45005, 513/746-6009 or Mollie Holbrook, 9877 Staley Road, Franklin, OH 45005, 513/746-7780.

 

Bowling Family Reunion will be held August 8,1998, at Breaks Interstate Park (Potter's Knoll), on Route 80 between Breaks, Virginia and Elkhorn City, Kentucky. For more information contact: Joe Bowling, Jr., 20143 Deering, Livonia, MI 48152, 248/471-7174, or Don Bowling, 1449 Broadbottom Road, Pikeville, KY 41501, 606/437-7243.

 

1998 Green County Heritage Festival and Glovers Station Rendezvous will be held October 24-25, 1998, in Greensburg, Kentucky. For more information contact: Nan Montgomery, 117 Long Meadow Drive, Greensburg, KY 42743, 502/932-5970, or 502/932-7144.

 

The 74th Annual Reunion of the Bowen Family Association will be held at the Senior Citizen Building in Stanton, Kentucky (Powell County) on August 30, 1998. For more information contact: Nora Lee Walters, P. O. Box 98, Stanton, KY 40380-0098, or call 606/663-2333.

23rd Annual Mountain Music and Dance Frolic will be held at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky, July 4, 1998. For more information call: 606/663-2214 or 800/325-1710.

 

33rd Annual Square Dance and Music Fiesta will be held September 4-6, 1998, at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky. For more information call: 606/663-2214 or 800/325-1710.

 

Laurel County Homecoming will be held August 19-23, 1998, at Levi Jackson State Park. For more information call: 800/348-0095.

 

Laurel County Fair will be held July 7-11, 1998, at the Laurel County Fairgrounds. For more information call: 800/348-0095.

 

Kentucky Wood Expo will be held September 18-19, 1998, at the Laurel County Fairgrounds. For more information call: 800/348-0095.

 

World Chicken Festival will be held September 24-27, 1998, in downtown London, Kentucky. For more information call: 800/348-0095.

 

The Jenkins Homecoming Festival will be held August 27-29, 1998, Jenkins, Kentucky. For more information contact: Jenkins Homecoming Festival Committee, P. O. Box 83, Jenkins, KY 41537, or call: 606/832-0090.

 

The Wheeler Family Reunion will be held on the 2nd Sunday in July 1998, in Hodgenville, Kentucky. For more information contact: James L. Bates, 6512 Upper Hunters Trace Road, Louisville, KY 40216-1436, or call: 502/448-4501.

 

Eighth Annual Intertribal Pow Wow will be held October 16-18, 1998, at the Nelson County Fairgrounds, at Bardstown, Kentucky. For more information contact: Ed Age at the Red Crow Indian Council, 606/545-9252, or

e-mail:

[email protected]

 

Tenth Annual Fox Family Reunion will be held July 18, 1998, at McKee, Kentucky. For more information contact: Ray Fox, 498 Drexel Avenue, Lebanon, OH 45036.

 

Finley/Caudill Family Reunion will be held July 25, 1998, at Carr Fork Lake, Shelter #3, Litt Carr, Kentucky. For more information call: Kathleen Finley Thomas, 606/642-3628.

 

The Hall and Related Families will hold their Kentucky reunion picnic on August 8, 1998, Hodgenville, Kentucky. For more information contact: Charley Hall, P. O. Box 425, Clinton, IL 61727, or call: 217/935-8469; or e-mail: [email protected]

 

Square dancing is being held every Saturday night until October 21, 1998, at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky. For more information call: 606/668-6650.

 

The 25th Branham Smith Family Reunion will be held July 19, 1998, at Carr Creek Lake, Shelter #2. For more information contact: Ruth M. Smith, 4240 Springfield Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.

 

Second Annual Zorns/Zornes Family Reunion will be held August 8, 1998, Independence, Kentucky. For more information contact: Dick Zornes, 606/356-9441, or e-mail:

[email protected] or Chuck Zornes, 407/631-6339, or e-mail: [email protected]

 

The 72nd P. W. Hall Family Reunion will be held July 25, 1998 at the Hazard Pavilion, Hazard, Kentucky. For more information contact: Martha Quigley, 342 Cornell Avenue, Hazard, KY 41701, or call: 606/439-1500.

 

Forman and Lee Reunion will be held July 26, 1998, at Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. For more information contact: Ann M. Oney, 388 Peachtree Road, Lexington, KY 40509.

 

Family Reunion - There will be a family reunion held August 2, 1998, for the following families: Faulkner, Beames, Lauterdale, Boulden, and any other connecting families. For more information contact: Virginia Rambo, RR 1, Boaz, KY 42027.

 

Jim Bowie Days - The Fourth Annual Jim Bowie Days will be held, September 25-27, 1998, in Franklin, Kentucky. For more information call: Sue Cooper, 502/586-4228.

 

The Friends of Baker-Hunt meet on the third Friday of each month, from 5:30 to 6:30, at the Baker Hunt mansion, Covington, Kentucky. For more information call: 606/431-0020 or 513/861-4146; ask for Tom Lohre.

 

The 19th Stamper Annual Stamper Family Reunion will be held July 11, 1998, in Booneville, Kentucky. For more information contact: Maxline Stamper Combs, 606/398-2667; Pauline Deaton, 606/398-2175; or Golden Ferguson, 606/398-2802.

 

The 53rd Annual Session of the Thorton Union Association of Old Regular Baptist, will convene Friday before the third Saturday in August 1998. For more information contact: Wesley Yonts, P. O. Box 507, Hazard, KY 41702.

 

Tackett Family Reunion will be held the second Sunday of July 1998, at Virgie, Kentucky. For more information contact: Vivian Bales, 801 E. 20th Street, Marion, IN 46935-3742.

 

The 24th Dean and Creech Families of America Reunion will be held September 6, 1998, Morehead, Kentucky. For more information contact: Lloyd Dean, 6770 U. S. 60 E., Morehead, KY 40351, or Arthur Creech, 2784 State Highway, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

 

The Second Farmer Family Heritage will be held July 31st through August 2, 1998, in Jamestown, Tennessee. For more information contact: Richmann Farmer, 1224 NE 183rd Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33179, or call: 305/949-2358.

 

Family Reunion for the descendants of James Fultz will be held July 1998. For more information contact: Kenneth R. Fultz, 87 Forest Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130, or call: 812/282-6079.

 

The Van Lear Historical Society meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p. m. For more information contact: The Van Lear Historical Society, 78 Millers Creek Road, Van Lear, KY 41265, or e-mail:

[email protected]

 

Noe Family Gathering will he July 24-25, 1998, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information contact: Norm Noe, 4616 23rd Street #19, Greenley, CO 80634, or e-mail:

[email protected]

 

The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society meets the fourth Monday of each month, except in December. For more information contact: The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 266, Taylorsville, KY 40071.

 

Festival of Kentucky Folklife will be held September 17-20, 1998, at Frankfort, Kentucky. For more information contact: Bob Gates, Kentucky Wildlife Program, P. O. Box 1792, Frankfort, KY 40601, or call 502/564-0472, e-mail:

[email protected]

 

1998 Annual Lemaster Family Reunion: The descendants of Thomas and Mary "Polly" Cantrell Lemaster will host a family reunion on July 18, 1998, at the Flat Gap Elementary School, at Flat Gap, Kentucky. Bring a covered dish and enjoy a day visiting with your family from all over the country.

 

The Tuggles and Friends will meet the last Sunday in September at the city park in Monticello, Kentucky. For more information call: Jim Tuggle, 606/348-7764.

 

Hensley/Lewis Reunion - The descendants of John and Elizabeth "Betsy" Sargent Hensley, and Abner and Mary "Polly Creech Lewis will host a reunion on September 26, 1998. For further information contact: Gary Daugherty, 1829 L. Green Pond Road, Liberty, KY 42539, 606/787-9818; Ruth Sargent, 453 Barns Lane, Elizabethtown, KY 42701, 502/737-5782; or Mary Lou Howard, 842 Highway 840, Baxter, KY 40806, 606/573-1228.

 

The 3rd Annual Hayes/Lawson Reunion will be held August 1, 1998 at Smith Park, Shelter #4, in Middletown, OH. For more information contact: Wanda Harris Miller, 2009 Tullis Drive, Middletown, OH 45042-2962, or call: 513/422-9481.

Hardburly Homecoming will be held September 5, 1998, at the Hardburly Community Park. Everyone welcome. For further information call: 606/436-6087.

 

The Dykes Family Reunion will be held September 5, 1998, at the White Lily Volunteer Fire Dept. in Pulaski County, Kentucky. For more information contact: Gloria Dykes Speaks, 3795 Highway 461, Somerset, KY 42501.

 

The May Family Reunion will be held on September 12-13, 1998, with headquarters at the May Lodge, Jenny C. Wiley State Park at Prestonsburg, Kentucky. For furtherinformation contact: Nancy May Cornell, P. O. Box 925, Mt. Washington, KY 40047, or Virginia Burke May Rhoades, e-mail: [email protected]

 

The Communities of Highsplint, Ridgeway, and Shields, Kentucky will have their annual reunion, September 6, 1998, at Highsplint, Kentucky. For more information contact: Evelyn Philpot, 203 Philpot Lane, Evarts, KY 40828, or call: 606/837-3220.

 

Rogers/Brashear Reunion will be held August 15, 1998, at the Ole Valentine Rogers Farm, Georgetown, Kentucky. For more information contact: Nancy McKinney, 214 N. Hamilton Street, Georgetown, KY 40324, 502/863-1158, or Mabel Brashear, 664 Sims Road, Georgetown, KY 40324, 502/863-1545.

 

Begley Family Reunion will be held July 18, 1998. For more inofrmation call Herman Begley. 501/771-1949.

 

Watts Family Reunion will be held at Natural Bridge State Park, Shelter #2, July 26, 1998. For more information contact: 606/871-9291.