PHOTO GALLERY: Annual Bauxite School Reunion

Sharon Daugherty, center, is overshadowed in the buffet line at the Bauxite Reunion. From left are Sam Talkington, Larry Davis, Phil Daugherty, Sharon Daugherty, Carlee Sheridan and Jack English.Betty and Leonard Cockrum, of Plano, Texas, Pat Stuckey and Bill Stuckey, Vicki Davis and Rose Harris, all enjoy their time together at the Bauxite Reunion.Always happy to reconnect at the annual reunion are Bauxite alumni Jimmy Crowson, of Conway, Harvey Hamilton, of New Albany, Indiana, and Ragon Don Kinney of Albuquerque, New Mexico.Members of the Bauxite High School dance team, directed by Charlotte Tarver, performs prior to the opening of the BHAM business meeting. The group assisted at the buffet line and the Museum Store.The Bauxite Singers lead the audience in several hymns before the beginning of BHAM’s business meeting. From left are Larry Davis, Ragon Kinney, Jim Crowson, George Anderson, Ben McCool, Marilyn Childress, Eva Harrison, Jane Wilmoth, pianist, Betty Walden, and Wilson DuVall, song leader.The late Arnold WrightChaplain and Col. Herbert Earl Kitchens is recognized as the reunion attendee who has served the most years in the military at 28.The audience enjoyed the singing lead by the Bauxite Singers. From left are Carolyn and Louis Greet, Linda Reeves,Sam and Suzanne Talkington, Ross Reeves and Paul Crowson.The 2017 Ole Men on the Porch at the Bauxite Reunion, from left, are Jewell Crowson, James Smith, Ross Reeves and  Richard Henthorne.Barbara Jaggers Greer, Melba Cousin Shepard, Fay McCool Buckelew and Sandi Holiman Head, of the Bauxite Class of 1959, enjoy a tour of the Bauxite Museum.Jack Dillon, former Bauxite Junior High football and track coach, and Carolyn Dillon, former Bauxite High School Home Economics teacher, stand with Phil and Sharon Daugherty.Linda Reeves invades the bench normally occupied by “The Ole Men on the Porch.” Also pictured, from left, are James Smith, Ross Reeves and Richard Henthorne.Marilyn Sutton Applegate, of Atlanta, dons her 1954-55 BHS cheerleader emblem on the front of her shirt at the Bauxite Reunion.Armond Hicks, left, and Richard Henthorne share a light moment at the Bauxite Reunion.Members of the Sheridan family enjoy their visit during the Bauxite Reunion.Charles Ramsey, left, and Raymond Hobbs enjoy a conversation in the rocking chairs on the front porch of the Bauxite Community Hall during this year’s annual reunion.Old Friends Richard Spickard, Raymond Hobbs, and Tim Greer reminisce of days gone by and their years of friendship.Lt. Col. George Anderson, guest speaker, talks to the crowd at the 36th Annual Bauxite Reunion.

All photos are by Ginger English/Special to The Saline Courier