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Appearing in the Aug. 30 issue

Batson
ST. MARK – The 86th annual Captain Andrew Peter Batson family reunion will be held Sunday at St. Mark Catholic Church Parish Hall.
A meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. and everyone attending is asked to take a covered dish and drinks. Paper goods will be supplied. The meal will be followed by a family meeting.
Family members are also asked to take genealogy information and photos to share.

South Spencer schools
ROCKPORT – The alumni of South Spencer Schools will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Spencer County Library in Rockport. All graduates from Grandview, Luce Township, Rockport and South Spencer high schools are welcome to attend.

PCHS 1972
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central High School Class of 1972 has set its 40th reunion for 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
Anyone with information on Thomas O’Donovan or Debbie (Goffinet) Cronin is asked to call Marlene James at 843-5698, Becky Hubert at 843-5582 or Brenda Graves at 547-3665.

Saalman
BRANCHVILLE – The descendants of Christian Saalman, who died in the Andersonville, Ga., prison during the Civil War, will hold a reunion at 11 a.m. Sept. 1 at the Branchville Clubhouse.
A memorial monument made in remembrance of Christian Saalman will also be placed in the Walker Cemetery by his family the day of the reunion.
Family members are asked to bring a covered dish and pictures.
For more information, contact Rosanne Gibson at 843-5516 or Jane Flamion at 843-5167.

Birchler
FULDA – The Birchler family reunion will be held Sept. 2, at the St. Boniface Catholic Church grounds. A pitch-in dinner will begin at noon.
For more information, contact Vernita Heckel at (812) 529-8445.

Gramelspacher
FULDA – The decendants of Hillarius and Magdelina (Schneider) Gramelspacher will hold a family reunion Sept. 2 at the Fulda Sportsman Club in Fulda.
A basket dinner will be served at noon. Those attending are asked to take old photos and memorabilia to share. For more information, call Judy or Steve Houghland at (812) 357-2042, or Vic or Brenda Hurm at (812) 482-3940.

Mullen
TROY – The William and Matilda (Beard) Mullen family will gather for a reunion at noon Sept. 9 at Our Father’s House of Worship, 630 Walnut St. Troy.
Everyone is asked to take a dish, drink, games for activities and any photos for remembering “Back When...”
The reunion will be held in the basement dining area. For more information, contact Donna at 547-3101.

Devillez
LEOPOLD – The Devillez family reunion will be held in conjunction with the 175th anniversary of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold Sept. 15 and 16.
The descendants of Antioine Francois Devillez (born in 1818) and Marie Francoise (Thiery) Devillez (born in 1822), and brother Henry Devillez (born in 1826) and Mary Magdaline (Goffinet) Devillez (born in 1831), immigrants from Belgium who came to Leopold, are invited to gather from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 in the air-conditioned parish hall of the church.
Tables will be available to share family information in any form. Computers with RG adapters and digital projection will also be available.
All family and friends are invited to attend. For additional information, send e-mail to devillej@muohio.edu.

Faulkenburg – Newton
BIRDSEYE – The descendants of the James C. and Hannah (Newton-Enlow) Faulkenburg family will host a reunion Sept. 16 at the Patoka Lake Shelter House No. 1.
James and Hannah’s children were Ida, James and Leora Enlow and Mack, Ella, Charles Edward, Minnie and Essie Faulkenburg.
Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and drink. Lunch will start at around noon.

PCHS 1992
ROCKY POINT – The Perry Central High School Class of 1992 will hold its 20-year reunion Sept. 22 at the Blue Heron Vineyard Farm, 7757 Indiana 66 E, five miles east of Cannelton, near Rocky Point. Social hour will be at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. A cash win bar will be available.
Cost is $20 per person. Checks can be mailed to Murray Labhart at 14695 Vista Ridge Lane Derby, IN 47525. Payments must be submitted no later than Sept. 1 to Murray Labhart, 14695 Vista Ridge Lane, Derby, IN 47525.
Organizers are still searching for information for Tammy Picou, Tim Wright, Richie Russell and Danny Boyd. Their contact information can be mailed to Deana (Mogan) Hubert at 11745 East Bandon Road, Branchville, IN 47514.
You may also call or text Hubert at (812) 827-1345 or Tara (Briggeman) Edwards at (812) 608-0704.

LaGrange
BRISTOW – The LaGrange family reunion will be held Sept. 22 at St. Isidore Catholic Church Hall near Bristow. Family members are asked to arrive by noon and a carry-in dinner will be served beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Family members are asked to take a dish, serving utensils and drinks for their family. Each family attending is asked to take at least one item of memorabilia to display. Sound equipment will be provided for a family jam session following the meal.
An updated family tree is being complied by Becky LaGrange; information and changes since the 2009 reunion can be sent to her at rlagrange2001@yahoo.com.

PCHS 1977
TELL CITY – The Perry Central High School Class of 1977 will hold its 35-year reunion from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.
Supper will be offered from the buffet with soft drinks and tea available. Beer, wine and mixed drinks may be ordered, but paid for individually. For further information, contact Eddy Howell at 106 Timber Trail Drive, Murphysboro, IL  62966 or send e-mail to erhowell59@hotmail.com.