B. F. Ford, Union County Training School reunion set for this weekend

Union County Training School and B.F. Ford School will be holding the 43rd annual reunion celebration this Friday and Saturday.

On Friday night at 6 p.m. hospitality night and a fish fry will be held in the B.F. Ford Gymnasium. This is sponsored by the Class of 1964.

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday will be the annual Union County Training School and B.F. Ford School parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and will start at the Boys and Girls Club of New Albany parking lot, located at 507 Oak Street. The line-up will begin at 9:45 a.m.

The route will be as follows: Take a left onto Oak Street. The New Albany High School Band will merge at the corner of Glade Street and Oak Street. Follow West on Oak Street down to Camp Street, then take a right onto Camp Street

until arriving at Bankhead Street, then take a left onto Bankhead Street at the Union County Development Association building, then follow Bankhead Street to the Tallahatchie River bridge, take a left onto Main Street to Union Appliance and Furniture store on West Main Street, then take a right to the Union County Library parking lot for dismissal. The distance of parade route is 1.4 miles.

After the parade, “Fun in the Park” will be held at noon at Shady Dell Park. There will be food, fun, activities for children, and a softball game.

At 6 p.m., a banquet and a dance will be held at the B.F. Ford Gymnasium. Music will be provided by “Unknown DJ.”

For more information, contact Elaine Johnson at 662-316-0972.