Lamar Homecoming Well Attended
Lamar's 40th. Annual Homecoming
was well attended with over a hundred people in attendance.
The patriotic quilt was very successful and earned
$544. Devon Becknell, Lamar postmaster, won the quilt.
Highlight of the day was three of the last graduating
senior class of Lamar high school were present. Present from the 1947
class was Shorty James Roberts of Bristow; Sue Robinson Neill of Wewoka;
and Vivian Lott Owens of Scipio. Gene Goodson is deceased.
Six of the eighth grade graduating class of 1951 were
present: Jess Williams of Mammoth, AZ; Patsy Merkel Beck and Andy Peerson
of Holdenville; Joe Bruner, June Martin Gann, Patsy McCoy Freeman, all of
Jess and Sue Williams of Mammoth, AZ won the hand
painted picture by Leola Huff for traveling the most miles, 1,100. The
2004 homecoming will be held July 3, 2004.
Lamar volunteer fire department did well with their
concession stand at the fire department Saturday. They do appreciate all
the help and donations they received.
Lamar Main Street was a real big success. The parade
was the best ever. The adult float winners were first, First Baptist
Church - Mississippi Squirrel; second, Lamar Senior Citizens -
Too Old to Cut the Mustard; and third, Patsy Freeman - Stone
Gardens of Freeman.
Children's float winners were: first, Bailey Wingo -
Statue of Liberty; second, John Marvin Freeman III, Nickie Freeman and
Kotah Armstrong - Indian Circle of Peace; and third, Christy Mills
- Born to be Wild.
Phillip Lee, Horntown, won the stock trailer and
Gene Harmon of Dustin won the grill and ice chest.