Paris High School

Class of 1977   35th Reunion

Honeybee Weekend
September 28, 29, 30

Missing Classmates:

No current mailing addresses are available for many classmates. If you know of an address for any of the following, please let me know: Tim Vester, Jim Salsbury, Georgia Schmidt, Ada Cooper Henderson, Cathy Keys Cochran, Brad Bailey, Brenda Crunk Richey, Allen Bell, Carl Keller, Mae Shumaker Duke, Sandra Leeman, Rosa Silva Jones, Donald Inman, Tami Tucker Crable, Joe Gordon, Deborah Kennedy Petticrew, Tony Wright, Patricia Ridall Wadsworth, Lean Mueiller, Roberta McKeehan, William Leonard, Barb Lefler, Elaine Caldwell Cline, Darla Miller Wilson, Jerry Beno, Mary Jo Burgett, Robert Clover, Mike Davis, Claude Faulk, David Gale, Mike Richey, Terry Baker, Pam Armstrong Bowen, Tammy Pigg Bell, Howard Hussong, Gary Rowe.

You can also keep us updated on your address and e-mail by entering your current information on the Paris High School Alumni website Paris Alumni Website  or go to FACEBOOK and do a search for me, Damita Dugger Lewis – I have a Paris High School Group set up there along with an “event” page that has details on what’s going on.    If you have not received an e-mail from me, e-mail me and I will put you on the e-mail list that will have occasional updates -

Please help us out so you don't get left out!!!



* * * Past Reunions * * *

30th Reunion
September 28 - 30, 2007
Paris Honeybee Festival and PHS Homecoming weekend
"The Club" (Country Club),
TUSCANY's porch (location of B & K by lake),
and various spots around town

Find pictures of the 2007 Reunion at
Cheapshots Photography
Pictures taken by Andrea Benson and Damita Lewis of the Reunion
30th Reunion Misc. pictures

Click on link below for Reservation and payment information

2007 Reservation and info. sheets

I apologize for the form but I don't work in the summer and didn't have access to Adobe Forms. It can be copy and pasted into WORD, or e-mail me and I'll send the WORD attachment.


Damita Dugger Lewis, 217-465-2665

Lou Rhodes,

Donna Gorman Rubenacker, 217-463-2925

Cindy North Wilson, 217-466-6715

If you would like to help out in some area of the reunion activities, contact Damita as there are tasks that can be done by those living in or out of the area.

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Friday, September 28, 2007

6:00 a.m. - noon - Pancake tent downtown
During the day - view activities downtown or at the fairgrounds
6:00 p.m. - Mixer at the bar at "The Club" (Country Club) - people can eat at The Club, on their own, until 9:00 p.m., restaurant area is open to children.
Mini-golf/batting cages - Paris Twin Lakes - brand new, nice course!!!
Until Midnight - People can go downtown to the beer tent if they'd like to leave The Club
...............look for our sign

Saturday, September 29, 2007

6:00 a.m. - noon - Pancake tent downtown
7:45 a.m. - 1 mile Fun Run/Walk - all ages
...............(YMCA, call 217-466-9622 to register by Sept. 21, 2007)
8:30 a.m. - YMCA 5K Run
...............(YMCA call 217-466-9622 to register by Sept. 21, 2007)
10:00 a.m. - Golf outing at the Country Club, tee times start at 10:00, Lou Rhodes at to sign up or me for his phone number (217) 465-2665
During the day - people can view activities downtown or at the fairgrounds
Mini-golf/batting cages - Paris Twin Lakes
10:00 a.m. - Honeybee/Homecoming Parade, downtown
...................Do we want to be in the parade??????? Let me know.
1:00 p.m. - Football game against Olney
6:00 p.m. - Meet and Greet at Tuscany's porch/bar, cash bar
7:00 p.m. - Dinner at TUSCANY'S, on the porch (note change)
8:30 p.m. - Games??? Awards??? Entertainment????
9:00 p.m. - DJ and we can stay till midnight.
..................Open to non-classmates
Until Midnight - downtown beer tent open with live musical entertainment - look for our sign
Midnight - Have to clear out of The Station back room

Sunday, September 30, 2007

11:00 - 12:00 Open breakfast buffet at Tuscany's - I've reserved 40 seats
..................please mark on your reservation form if you'll be attending so
..................I can get more seats if needed
During the day - events downtown and at the fairgrounds
Mini-golf/batting cages - Paris Twin Lakes
Could arrange tee times, if needed - let me know

NOTE: we will not have a group photo but a photographer will be at many of the events to take individual and group pictures. These will be available for purchase on a CD or through a website.

Kiwanis website for Festival updates and events Honeybee Festival


Our 25th

August 2-4, 2002
The Station, Paris American Legion, and
Paris Twin Lakes Park

Pictures from the 2002 Reunion

Thank Andrea Benson Boerema for the photos!!!!


Shirley Downs Asbury - 217) 463-3467

Damita Dugger Lewis - 130 N. Main, Paris 217)465-2665(a/m) 217)466-5615(home)

Donna Gorman Cooper - 217) 463-2925

Elizabeth Hicks McConchie - 217) 463-3069

Cindy North Wilson - 217) 466-6175

Cathy Reid Englum - 217) 465-5950

Friday, August 2 - 6:00 p.m.

Meet at The Station on West Court Street and mingle at the front bar for a casual social get-together.

Saturday, August 3

2:00 Meet on front steps of PHS for tour of school

5:00 Meet at the pavillion at the back of the Paris American Legion located north on Route 1, across from the fairgrounds

6:00 Class photo will be taken

7:00 BBQ dinner prepared by Dave Barrett will be ready for buffet style meal

7:00 DJ John Hurst will provide music under the pavillion

Cash bar, non-alcoholic drinks provided

Sunday, August 4 - noon

NOON - meet at the big pavillion at the west lake of Paris Twin Lakes for carry-in picnic lunch

1:00 - Few announcements before meal begins

If your name starts with the following letter (maiden name, if applicable) bring the following food item to the picnic:

A-D Meat
E-H Salad
I-L Dessert
M-P Chips
Q-T Drinks
U-Z Fruit/Vegetables

Dress is casual for all activities and no formal program is planned. A link to the registration form for the activities is below. We need to know how many to expect at the events to insure plenty of supplies.

RSVP Early:

Please return your check payable to Class of '77 as soon as possible. The earlier the commitment, the more we can plan for. The cut off date for reservations is July 13th. The following form can be printed off


Class Picture:

The Class of '77 group picture will be taken on Saturday, August 3rd at 6:00 at the American Legion pavillion. The 8 x 10" photo will be available for $15.00 which includes shipping. You can pay in advance on the reservation form or at the event. If you can't make it to the reunion, the photo can be purchased.

Reunion Booklet:

A souvenir 25-year reunion booklet will be printed with information from reservation forms. Please return the information sheet EVEN if you are not attending, so we can update others on what's happening with you. You can also enter your booklet information via the link Class Information Sheet.

If you can't make it to the reunion this year, the booklet can be purchased and mailed to you for $2.00.

Missing Classmates:

No current mailing addresses are available for many students. A list of classmates with unknown or an outdated address is available at
Missing Classmates.
Please take a look and let one of the committee members know or e-mail Damita Lewis if you know an address of a classmate listed.

You can also keep us updated on your address by entering your current information into the
Paris High School Alumni Web site.
Make sure to check and change your address each time you move. Obtaining current addresses of classmates is the most time consuming part of arranging the reunion.
Help us out so you don't get left out!!!


If you have a photo(s) you'd like to share with classmates on this web site, scan and e-mail to: I'll see that they get on the site along with other pictures we collect during the reunion.


Check this site often as there may be changes and additions to activities for the reunion that will be updated on this web site.