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Special class reunions highlight of Labor Day Parade.9-2-19

Former Lauderdale High Principal Samuel Lee leads the Class of 1969 one more time.

Every year, the Labor Day Parade brings classes from years gone by back to Ripley to enjoy reunions. This year’s was extra special as the Lauderdale High Class of 1969, that school’s last class, held a reunion with former Principal Samuel Lee leading the way on the class’s float. Ripley High School Classes of 1974 and 2009 were also represented at this year’s Labor Day Parade for their 45th and 10th year reunions, respectively.

Members of the Lauderdale High Class of 1969 on their float at the Labor Day Parade.
The Ripley High School Class of 1974 enjoyed their 45th class reunion celebration at the Labor Day Parade in Ripley.
The Ripley High School Class of 2009 enjoyed their 10-year reunion celebration at the Labor Day Parade on Monday on the Square in Ripley.

Football Preview published this week

Football Preview provides complete coverage of local football teams, players
The annual Football Preview of The Lauderdale Voice is included with this week’s paper. The three-section, 56-page section provides complete coverage of the Ripley and Halls High School teams, along with features on the local junior high teams and cheerleaders from Ripley and Halls as well. Exclusive features on former Ripley star Ramon Foster and former Halls star Tyrese Johnson are also included in this section, along with a story on a pair of former local players, Ripley’s Vallee Washington and Halls’ Morgan Cates, who are playing college football as well.
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