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Porch & Garden Tea Tour: The Hillforest, a national historic landmark in Aurora, Indiana, will feature a "Porch & Garden Tea Tour" on September 18, 1999, from 1:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. For more information call: 812/926-0087; or fax: 812/926-1075.

 

The Bon Jellico Reunion will be held at Bon Hollow Park on September 5, 1999. There will be a program at 10:00 a. m. For more information contact: Alene Horner, 235 Riverwood Drive, Jef-fersonville, IN 47130; or call: 812/283-7394.

 

Simpson County Heritage Days will be held September 17, 18, 1999, at the Simpson County Community Park, Franklin, Kentucky. For more information call: 270/586-4228.

 

The Haycraft Reunion will be held October 8 - 10, 1999, at the Holiday Inn Express in Cave City, Kentucky. Cave City is right off Interstate 65. For more information contact: Shirley Szcze-blewski, 3856 Park Street Road, Mulkeytown, IL 62865; or call: 618/724-2589.

 

The Tenth Annual Roberts Reunion will be held September 17 and 18, 1999, at Buckhorn State Resort Park. Descendants and friends of Swimfield and Margaret (Peggy) Lewis Roberts and Samuel and Susan Mattingly Roberts are invited. For more information call: George Roberts, 270/846-0714.

 

The Slone-Owens Reunion is being held at the Allen Convention Center, Stumbo Park, Allen, Kentucky, on August 28, 1999. Please bring a dish, soft drinks, and any genealogy. Music provided by the Four Wings Gospel Singers. For more information call: 606/447-2852 or 606/285-3757.

 

The 1999 Ponder Reunion will be held October 23 - 24, 1999, at the shelter house at Levi Jackson State Park, London, Kentucky. Bring a covered dish. For more information contact: Fox Ponder, 2500 W. HWY 80, Russell Springs, KY 42642; or Pat Saupe, 15595 Patties Lane, Moores Hill, IN 47032.

 

The Annual Highsplint, Ridgeway, and Shields, Kentucky Communities Reunion will be held September 5, 1999, at the Clover Fork Museum at Highsplint. Dinner will be at 1:00 p. m. For more information call: Evelyn Philpot, 606/837-3220.

 

The Frederick Reunion will be held September 18, 1999 at Blue Licks State Park from 10:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. for the Fredericks, Lowes, Myers, Floras, and associated families. Bring a covered dish, photos, and genealogy. For more information contact: Myrna Fox, 913W 1100N, Fountain-town,IN 46130; or e-mail:

[email protected]

 

The C. C. Porter Family Reunion will be held September 18, 1999 at Richland Rural Life Center, Crall Road, Mansfield, Ohio.

 

The Tenth Annual Heritage Stakes Croquet Tournament will be held September 25 - 26, 1999 at Wurtland, Greenup County, Kentucky. For more information call: Greenup Library, 606/473-6514; or Mildred Enyart, 606/836-6731.

 

Carroll County Quilt Show: Enjoy 15 or more quilts made or owned by Carroll Countians. The show will be at the Carroll County Public Library on October 1-31, 1999. For more information call: 502/732-7020.

 

Two Rivers Festival, in downtown Carrollton, will be held October 1 - 2, 1999. A 2-day festival with arts and crafts, parade, tobacco judging and more. Call: 800/325-4290.

 

Kentucky Bass Federation State Championship, at Point Park in Carrollton, will be held on October 16-17, 1999. Come watch the top bass anglers from around the state compete. For more information call: 606/987-8700.

 

Halloween Family Fun Weekend, at General Butler State Resort Park, will be held on October 29-31, 1999. The weekend will feature pumpkin carving contest, ghostly ghost stories on the hayride, haunted mini-golf, and train rides. For more information call: 800/325-0078.

 

The Annual Bach/Back Reunion will be held September 5, 1999, beginning at 11:00 a. m., at the Hiram Bach Memorial Church at Stevenson, in Breathitt County. All person related to this family are invited. An old-fashioned lunch will be served at 12:00 noon. For more information contact: Tilden Sam Back, 606/561-6707; or Adaline Roark, 606/666-2329.

 

The White Family Reunion, for all descendants of Samuel Fed and Lottie White, will be held on September 26, 1999, at the Jackson City Park, Jackson, Kentucky. Bring food and drinks. For more information call: Pearl White, 606/274-4415; or Eliza Burton, 937/236-8689.

 

The Decker and Taylor Family Reunion, for the descendants of Franklin and Cora Decker, Harvey and Matilda Taylor, will be held September 4, 1999, at the Pulaski County Park, Shelter #1. Bring food and drinks. For more information call: Retha Taylor White, 606/274-4415.

 

The Green County Historical Society will be hosting the Green County Heritage Festival and Glovers Station Rendezvous this October 23 through 24, 1999 at the American Legion Park in Greensburg, Kentucky. For more information contact: Nan Montgomery, 117 Long Meadow Drive, Greensburg, KY 42743; or call: 502/932-5701 or 502/932-7144.

 

The Helton/Hilton/Hylton Reunion will be held September 4, 1999 on Helton's Mountain, RR 15, 1/3 of a mile east from Natural Bridge, at Slade, Kentucky. Follow the signs, bring a dish and your family papers, and spend the day. Everyone welcome. For more information contact: Dale Helton, 606/663-2453; or Clara Horton, 208-1 Robynwood Drive, Cynthiana, KY 41031, 606/234-5628.

 

The Pleasant Hill School (Logan School) Reunion will be held October 10, 1999 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Logan Road or HWY 243 (between HWY 150-Springfield/Perryville HWY and HWY 68-Lebanon/Perryville HWY). For more information contact: Audrey Lanham-Smother, 7216 Billtown Road, Louisville, KY 40299; or 5216 Perryville Road, Danville, KY 40422; e-mail: [email protected]

 

Shepherd Reunion: There will be a reunion for the descendants of Brushy Bill Shepherd, Margaret Hale Shepherd, Abraham Shepherd, and Margaret Shepherd at Jenny Wiley State Park, just outside of Prestonsburg, Kentucky on August 28, 1999; and on August 29, 1999, there will be another reunion at the cemetery on Brushy Fork in Magoffin County. For more information contact: Mrs. James Dingus, RR 3 Box 2264, Mansfield, OH 44903; or call: 419/747-1763.

 

The Oxmoor Steeplechase and Country Fair will be held September 19, 1999, at Oxmoor Farm behind Oxmoor Center, Louisville, Kentucky. For more information call: 812/280-8386.

 

The Kentucky Apple Festival will be held September 26 - October 2, 1999, in Paintsville, Kentucky. For more information call: 606/789-4355; or write: P. O. Box 879, Paintsville, KY 41240.

 

The Simon Kenton Festival will be held September 18 - 19, 1999, in Old Washington, Kentucky. For more information contact: Jay Noble, 1910 Maple Avenue, Norwood, OH 45212, e-mail: [email protected]; or Victoria Clevenger, 3729 Fulton Grove, Cincinnati, OH 45245, e-mail: [email protected]

 

The 26th Annual Pyles Family Reunion will be held the second Sunday in September 1999 at the John Adair School building, in Columbia, Kentucky. For more information contact: Aaron Pyles, 108 Southside Avenue, Camp-bellsville, KY 42718; or call: 502/465-7469.

 

Families of Old Landing: The annual homecoming for families with a connection to the Kentucky River community of Old Landing will be held on the Lee County side of the River, near the Pinnacle Rock, on October 2, 1999. The event starts around noon and runs until after dark. For details e-mail: [email protected]

 

The Bridgeport Ruritan Club of Frankfort, Kentucky is planning its second Bridgeport Ruritan Day for September 11, 1999, in Bridgeport. The event will feature a 5K mile run, 1.0 mile walk, pancake breakfast, catfish fry, free bean soup supper, auction, entertainment, yard sales, arts and crafts, and much more. For more information contact: Kirby, Jr. and Mary E. Fint, 502/223-5004.

 

The Petrey Clan will have a family reunion at the old homeplace at Rockhold, Kentucky, during the Labor Day weekend. For more information contact: James C. Petrey, 606/528-7330; or Pauline Hall, 606/549-0235.

 

The Annual Asher and Hendrickson Reunion will be held October 8 - 10, 1999, at the Pine Mountain State Resort Park Lodge, Pineville, Kentucky. An updated book will be available of the "Descendents of Dillion Asher and Nancy and Sally Davis," and orders will be taken for the book entitled, "Descendants of Ezekiel and Jemima Hendrickson." For more information call: Janene C. Simpson, 606/337-3846; e-mail:

 

The Hensley-Lewis Reunion will be held September 25, 1999, at Brick Shelter #2, Levi Jackson State Park, London, Kentucky. Related kin of Allen and Sarah Rebecca Lewis Hensley and John J. and Nancy Turner Lewis are invited. For more 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 Howard, 842 HWY 840, Baxter, KY 40806, 606/573-1228.

 

The Fulks-Fults-Fultz Family Reunion will be held September 24-26, 1999, at the Carter Caves State Park, Olive Hill, Kentucky. For more information contact: Harvey Kiser, P. O. Box 697, Olive Hill, KY 41164, 606/286-5292; or Kenneth Fultz, 87 Forest Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130, 812/282-6079.

 

The 25th Annual Dean and Creech Reunion will be held September 5, 1999, at the Carl Perkins Center in Morehead, Kentucky from 10:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m. For more information contact: Lloyd Dean, 6770 U. S. 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351; or call: 606/784-9145.

 

The Hayes/Hays Family Reunion will be held October 2, 1999, at "Brush Arbor," an Appalachian Pioneer Log Village, located behind Renfro Valley Campground. Watch for the signs. Lunch will be at 1:00 p. m. For more information contact: Wayne Hayes, 5396 Stillwell-Beckett Road, Oxford, OH 45056; or call: 513/756-0282.

 

The Harlan County Genealogical Society meets the second Saturday in April, July, and October, at 10:00 a. m. at the Harlan Public Library, 107 N. Third Street, Harlan, Kentucky. For more information contact: the Harlan County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 853, Harlan, KY 40831.

 

The 3rd Annual Flea Market and Yard Sale, sponsored by the Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association, will be held September 4, 1999 on Tebbs Bend Road, off HWY 55, south of Campbellsville, Kentucky. Booth information call: 502/465-4210; all other information call: 502/465-5761.

 

Johnson County Historical and Genealogical Association meet regularly on the first Saturday mornings of June, September, December, and March, in the Johnson County Public Library, Paintsville, Kentucky. For more information contact: Rebecca Lewis, Court Reporter, P. O. Box 146, Paintsville, KY 41240.

 

Powell Family Reunion: A Powell reunion for the descendants of Abraham Powell and his siblings of Chestnut Flat area, Jackson County, Kentucky, will be held September 11, 1999, at the Indian Fort Theater; three miles east of Berea and two miles west of Big Hill. For more information contact: James Rogers, 606/332-7802; or Maudean Neill, 802/223-7640, e-mail: [email protected]

 

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 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]

 

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 Genealogy Society, P. O. Box 266, Taylorsville, KY 40071.

 

Family Reunion: There will be a reunion held on September 19, 1999, for the following families: Frisch, Cahill, Bushelman, and Celsner. For more information contact: Annie Frisch, 2500 Amsterdam Road, Villa Hills, KY 41017.

 

The Rowan County Historical Society meets the first Thursday of each month, except for January and February, at the public library. For more information contact the Society at: P. O. Box 60, Morehead, KY 40351; or call: 606/784-9527.

 

Griffith Reunion: The third annual Griffith Reunion will be held September 18, 1999, near Blaine, in Lawrence County, Kentucky. For more information contact: Bill Griffith, 44 McKenzie Lane, Olive Hill, KY 41164, 606/286-2638; or Earl Griffith, 12223 E. 38th Street, Tulsa, OK 74146, 918/664-9588.

 

Aurora Arts Festival: The Ohio River town of Aurora, Indiana will host its first Aurora Arts Festival on September 18, 1999. For more information call: 812/926-0087; or e-mail: [email protected]

 

Selby Reunion will be held September 5, 1999, at Cumberland State Park, Jamestown, Kentucky. For more information contact: Peggy Galloway, 808 Vinson Road, Danville, KY 40422; 606/236-0816.

 

Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky, will have the following events: Square Dancing, April 24 through October 23, 1999; and 34th Annual Square Dance and Music Fiesta, September 3-5, 1999. For more information call: 606/668-6650.

 

The Higdon Family Association, Inc. will host an annual meeting at the Holiday Inn, located at the Bluegrass Parkway and U. S. 31-E, in Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, on September 23-25, 1999. For more information contact: Eugene Smith, 406 Charlie Huffman Road, Leitchfield, KY 42754; or call: 270/242-6244.

 

Blues To The Point-Two Rivers Blues Festival, at Point Park, 2nd and Main Streets in downtown Carrollton, will be held September 10-11, 1999. Highlighting some of the finest Blues artist in the region and throughout the U. S. For more information call: 800/325-4290.

 

Kentucky Kruizers Car and Truck Show, in downtown Carrollton, will be held on September 18, 1999. Starting at 9:00 a. m. through 5:00 p. m. For more information call: 606/567-4813.

 

AMBC and 10th Annual Kentucky State Championship, at General Butler State Resort Park at Springhill Winery, will be held September 25-26, 1999. There will be mountain bike racing. For more information call: 502/484-2998.


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