The Carthage High School Class of 1969 is planning its 50th reunion Oct. 18-19.

Festivities begin that Friday with a 5 p.m. dinner at the Texas Tea Room in downtown Carthage, followed by the homecoming game against Chapel Hill.

The class will meet Saturday at 10 a.m. at Carthage Junior High School for a meet-and-greet in the auditorium, followed by a class photo at 11 a.m. and lunch from noon to 3 p.m.

Special rates have been set up at the Comfort Inn, (903) 693-6700, and Super 8, (903) 693-7200. Classmates should just mention they are with the CHS Class of 1969.

For more information, email Don Kelly at

Dawn Dison Smith is coordinating decorating and is seeking memorabilia items. Items will be returned after the reunion. Email her at