ATTENTION:

Welcome Red Terrors!

The Glenville High School Alumni Reunion is this weekend Fri.-Sat., June 23-24. The traditional schedule will be followed, in that the “Pow-wow” will be at 6 p.m. on this Friday at the Senior Center. Bring any photos, memorabilia, etc. that you want to share with the other alumni. Also, any covered dishes you might bring will be encouraged and welcomed in order to provide food for those traveling back home from afar.

On Saturday, the evening’s programs will begin with a social hour, starting at 5 p.m., with the dinner at 6 p.m. The social and banquet have a charge which you can pay when checking in at the Alan Mollohan Campus Community Center on the third floor. As college is on summer break, there is plenty of parking available. “Please, please attend,” urges GHS Alumni Association President. See related promotional page on No. 7.

125th Pearl Buck birth celebration this weekend

The 125th Anniversary of Pearl S. Buck’s birth is taking place at her Birthplace Museum complex in Hillsboro from this Fri.-Sun., June 23-25. There will be free tours on the 23rd-24th during the Little Levels Heritage Festival there from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Birthday Commemoration itself will take place on Sun., June 25 from 1-

to-4 p.m. (Her actual birthday is on Mon., June 26, having been born on that date in 1892.)

Miss Buck is one of America and China’s most famous authors, having won the Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes for Literature. Only about a dozen other Americans have ever accomplished that feat.

The general public is welcome, particularly parents wanting to inspire their children in literary and humanitarian pursuits.

For further information, call 304-653-4430 or log onto: pearlsbuckbirthplace.com

Read more: Posted Area Briefs 6-23-17

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