It’s time to contact former classmates, pack our bags, and get ready to come home for the 2016 THS Homecoming Celebration. Plans are under way to make this Homecoming memorable for all who attend. Mark your calendar for September 30th and October 1st and 2nd. The theme for this year’s event is “Western Heritage”.
The week-end activities will be as follows:
Wednesday, September 28th- Bonfire behind Greyhound Football Stadium 8:30 PM
Friday afternoon, September 30th, the pep rally beginning at 2:45 in the gym.
Then the Throckmorton Greyhounds host the Saint Jo Panthers at 7:30p.m. at Greyhound Stadium. Pre-game activities will begin at 7 p.m.
Saturday- 8:00 a.m. Greg Scarlett Memorial Scholarship Golf Scramble at the Throckmorton Country Club. Contact TC Redwine or Jay Gage to enter.
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Pancake breakfast at Senior Citizens Building.
9:30 a.m. – Downtown Registration will begin in front of the Throckmorton City Hall Office. Look for the sign.
10 a.m. - Homecoming Parade – the parade will begin at the south part of town and travel north through downtown. Participants meet at the Little League Baseball Field at 9:30 a.m. Floats, antique cars, ATV’s, horses, and any other modes of transportation are invited to participate. Prizes will be awarded at the business meeting to the best entries in the parade. Coming Home Queen Nominees will ride on a float in the parade.
11:00 a.m. - Art Show @ Depot Library
11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Bar-B-Q Lunch at the school cafeteria catered by David Fowler. Price for the meal is $11.00 for adults / $5.00 for children under 10.
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Registration will continue at the high school.
1:30 p.m. – Ex-Students Business Meeting – at the High School Auditorium. Classes will be honored with the roll count. The class with the highest attendance will earn “bragging rights”. The Coming Home Queen will be crowned, and the Distinguished Alumnus will be recognized. The classes of ’65, ’66, and ’67 will be honored for their “50th year”. We would like for them to sit in the first three rows of the auditorium during the business meeting. Since Homecoming is only every other year, we would like to begin this tradition by honoring these 3 classes.
Class of 1952-1959 immediately following the business meeting in the home of Lois Jean Timmons.
Classes of 1976-1979 will celebrate 40 years with visiting at Lazy T Lodge after the business meeting and dinner at 6:00 p.m.
Classes of 1967 to 1971 will celebrate at Tomile Parrott Lowery's house located 8 miles east of Throckmorton, one mile past Byron Parrott's house. Light snacks and soft drinks will be provided, BYOB. All spouses and any other friends are invited. Contact Byron at 940-256-5656 or Tomile at 254-396-3701.
Parties will be held immediately following the business meeting. Please notify us so we can help spread the word about your class parties. A list will be compiled and publicized.
8 p.m. to 11 p.m. – Dance under the stars downtown at the courthouse with DJ Mark Duncan. Admission will be FREE.
Sunday, October 2nd at 10 a.m. – Church Service downtown with all denominations invited. Coffee and Breakfast rolls will be served. Come enjoy the music and message.
12 Noon - Donation lunch at Imprint Ministries to raise funds for continued help for area needs. Delicious Mexican food will be served.
Many people are working to make this a memorable weekend. Please mark your calendar and contact old friends. We look forward to seeing each of you on September 30th and October 1st and 2nd.