Greetings from Lynnville, Tennessee.
"Happy Father's Day" to all fathers on Sunday, June 20.
The Robert B. Jones High School Alumni gathering was held on Saturday, June 5, at the Lynnville Municipal Building. Here is a listing of graduates who attended. Nancy Jo Dugger Hollis, Judy Hewitt Roberts, Billy Randolph, Shirley B. Ashton, Mary Ruth Ashton, Bobby Allen Hollis Jr., Sarah and John Bottom, Frances O. Adgent, Mary Louise Osborne, Wilburn E. Clark, Joe Randolph, Junette G. Young, Mary F. Boatright, Earline Burgess, Larry Boatright, Peggy Boatright Ingram, Shirley Ann Wilkes Sharp, Maizen Taylor Wiles, Collins Wilkes, John David Hamlett, Bobby Weatherly, Mary Ellen Hunt, Anne Hardy Hunt Collins, Patty Smith, Florence Nelms, Carolyn Bonds Head, Christine Estes Pullen, Carol Hamlett Wade, Lindsey Robinson, Janine Burch Coker, Janice Doggett Burgess, Cathy Hickman Maxwell, Martha Helen Shelton Wolfe, Barbara Sands Russell, Linda Bonds Horne, Frankie Ervin, Betty Ashton Bandy, Bill Ashton, Brenda Hickman Edwards, Jack Woodard, Toby Clark, Betty Ervin Clark, Mary Katherine Kennedy Yokley, Tommy Paysinger, Austin Holbert, Faye Holbert, Mary Will Bonds Collier, Wylodean Eldridge Johnson, Butch Clyde Uselton, Fannie Belle Kennedy, Paul Burgess, Louise Ashton Burgess, Terry Clark, Paul H. Dugger Jr. and Frances Henry Hewitt. Some graduates did not register.
The Class of 1950 of Robert B. Jones High School gathered at Legends for a class reunion on Saturday, June 12, celebrating their 60th year since graduating. Those who attended were as follows: Nancy Jo Dugger Hollis, Lois Adkins Goodman, Jonetta Dunnavant Beesley, Harry Underwood and wife Faye, Paul and Louise Burgess, Jean Ervin Hardiman, Mary F. Boatright, John David and Patsy Hamlett, Marjorie Hedricks, Charles and Dorothy Faye Hubbell, James and Martha Moore, Sidney and Nancy Ralston, and Maizen Taylor Wiles. Those not present were: Jimmie Watson Bearden, Samuel Sands and Ladye McNeese Sellars. Those deceased are: Ray Garrett, Betty Guy Fitzpatrick, Billy Mathis, Wilma Paysinger Dunnavant, and Mary McGregor Moore Wright.
The "10th Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival" will be held on Saturday, June 26, on the Lynnville Square. Worley McKinney and Andy Chunn will MC the festival all day on the square. Vendors of all kinds will set up on the Lynnville Square to sell their wares. The Tumble Town Tumblers will perform at 9:30 a.m. on the square. All candidates are invited to an old fashion "Political Rally" at 1 p.m. on the square. The Lynnville Community Club will serve "Beans and Poke Sallet" with slaw, onion, cornbread, homemade relishes, blackberry pie, and drink. You can also have just blackberry pie, or pie with ice cream. This lunch will be served in the Lynnville Municipal Building. A street dance will be held on the square from 7 until 10 p.m. with "Rock-A-Diddy" providing the music. Come and enjoy Southern Hospitality at its BEST!
Vendors wanting to set up the day of the Blackberry Festival should contact 931-527-0032 or 931-527-3922 to reserve a space.
Miss Judy's Academy located in Lynnville will register students ages three to 12 years old for the summer. The new school year will begin Aug. 2 for three year olds and pre-school and after school care. For more information, contact Miss Judy at 931-527-0032. Be sure to call and reserve a space for your child, "where learning is fun."
Anyone wanting to take piano lessons this summer should contact Bobby Allen Hollis Jr. at 931-527-3466.
Anyone with a favorite recipe or recipes should send them to "Favorite Recipes," Straight From The Tracks of Lynnville, P. O. Box 66, Lynnville, TN 38472. Since June is dairy month, all recipes should contain a dairy product. Your name and phone number should be with your recipes. Your recipe and name will be printed in this column. All recipes in June must be sent in by June 21 or 28.
"Meet The Candidates" evening will be held in Lynnville on Thursday evening, June 17, in the Lynnville Municipal Building beginning at 6 p.m.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Mary Spivey Hickerson and the family of W. T. Hickman.
The Richland Baptist Church located at 10930 Columbia Highway, Lynnville, will have Vacation Bible School June 27 through 30. The time is 6 to 8 p.m. The Vacation Bible School Kick-Off will be Saturday, June 26, at 6 p.m. with lots of food, fun, and fellowship.
The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society will meet on Thrusday evening, July 8, in the fellowship hall of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m.
Last week the classes from 1900 to 1910 from The Robert B. Jones High School were listed in this column. This week we will begin with 1911: Ned McCloud, Zada King, Hershel McCord, Leonadas Pearson, Annie V. Cameron, Lonnie Fry, William Smith, Carter Witt, Annie Brown, Nancy Brown, and Ruth Coker; 1912: Larimore Brown, Albert Gunn, and Allie Mae Brown; 1913: Polk E. Hickman, Marshall Hickman, Ina Pickens, Wilkie Waldrop, James A. Brown, Annie Martin, Kathleen Lucy, and Malinda Brown; 1914: Sara Hunt Smith, Sara Laird Witt, Ruth Holt, Raymond Holt, Nathan Yarbrough, Rebecca Yarbrough, Beth Matthews, K. Matthews, Irby Williams, Rufus Boyd, Margaret Wagstaff, Nancy Bray, and William Thurman; 1915: Eula Bray, Elihu Doggett, Nancy Cannon, Nellie Bledsoe, Ela Burt, Mary Campbell, Grace Evans, and Mildred Hannah; 1916: Rachel Evans, Hollins Kaiser, Allie Mae Pickens, Ezella King, Margaret Wiggs, Broadus King, Robert Glenn, Lexie Elam, Dessie Bray, Edward Buford, Jennie Lee Scott, Herbert Colvert, and Alma Matthews; 1917: Will Porter Dunlap, Mullins Dunlap, Florence Bray, Nat Coker, Sara Gilbreath, Vivian Hall, Robert Brown, Elizabeth Pickens, Fannie Bugg, Vera Williams, Lillian Brown, Luther Gilbert, Carson Vaughn, Annie Clayton Smith, Mary Henry, Lindsay Hickman, Josephine Walker, Jim Martin, Nettie M. Compton, and Virginia McQuigg; 1918: Camilla Boyd, Edith Wilson, Katharine Buford, Rebecca Abernathy, Clara Porch, Eva Petty, Mary Bowman, Leon Luna Maymie Murphy, Willie C. Cannon, Eliza Evans, and Edith Nackles; 1919: Ruth Ross, Martha Campbell, Hattie W. Wilson, Tina Bledsoe, Ida Bugg, and Snowdie Hickman; 1920: Reecie Campbell, Okie Brown, Jennie M. Wilson, Sparkman Fry, Clyde Dunlap, Cornelia Martin, Jessie Evans, Lola George, Mildred McQuigg, Edgar Copeland, Valeria Wilkes, Lurlene Petty, William Locke, Orville Pickens, Coldan Bugg, Davis Reed, and J. B. Robinson. The list of graduates will continue next week in this column.