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    Mascots are Margaret White Armstrong and Thomas Earl Stanley. Students are, front from left, Dorothy Matheson Moore, James Wimpey, Virginia Eller Swanson, Clarence Swanson, Evelyn Brooks Chastain, John Wood, Dorothy Rowland Ledford, Frank Swaim, Hellen Herbert Kimsey and Willard Ramsey; middle, Principal Scott Beal, Eugenia Whiting Lockhart, Clarence Wimpey, Verti Lee Farmer Lovin, Lyle McConnell, Anna Dean Adkins Roberts, Kyle Beal, Betty Jean Swanson Wimpey, George Regis Kimsey, Mary Ballard Nicholson, Joe Johnston and homeroom teacher Miss Mary Jarrett; back, Betty Helen Bradley, Kent Beal, Martha Francis Jones Williamson, Robert Herbert, Bobbie Hall Ledford, Lorraine Hall Mason, Ida Jane Mull Rowland, John Smart Jr., Lois Morris Downs and Clifton Penland Jr.

Classmates from 1947 attend October reunion

The Hayesville High School multi-class reunion was held Oct. 7 at Truett Baptist Church in Hayesville. Ray Anderson and I were the only classmates from the class of 1947 in attendance.
The 1947 class had their first reunion in 1972 and they proceeded to have reunions every five years before it became an annual event. In 2009 only six classmates attended the 1947 reunion so the decision was made to discontinue it and attend the all-class reunions.
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By Joe Johnston Guest writer

Clay County Progress

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