Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

November 28, 2012

Plans set for Graford's homecoming in January

Mineral Wells Index

— Graford homecoming is Jan. 24-26.

The Graford Ex Students Association now has a website. All ex students are encouraged to register at www.grafordexstudents.com. The classes of 1976 and 1985 are being honored.

On Jan. 24 there will be a community pep rally starting at 7 p.m. followed by a bonfire at the home of Louis and Kay Ragle. On Jan. 25 the homecoming basketball games begin at 4 p.m. with junior varsity girls followed by by the junior varsity boys, varsity girls and varsity boys.

Former students can register at the games. Voting for coming home king and queen ends at 7 p.m. Crowning of the homecoming kings and queens will be at halftime of the varsity boys game.

On Jan. 26 the parade will start lining up in front of the school at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. followed by brunch in the school cafeteria. The parade theme is "Jackrabbit Spirit-Now & Then." The form to sign up for the parade is available at www.grafordexstudents.com or you can contact Jim Crawford at (940) 859-3885.

At 2 p.m. the business meeting will be in the school cafeteria followed by the memorial at 3 p.m.  There will be a dinner by The Café and a program in the school cafeteria at 4 p.m. The ex-student basketball games will begin at 6 p.m. Contact Ben Perry at (254) 977-4069 to participate. The dance will be at the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce building from 9 p.m. to midnight.

For more information contact Mischelle Davis at (940) 445-1430.