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(1)The Angelina County Genealogical Society is pleased to host the Logging Camp and Sawmill Reunion on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Fellowship Hall of Keltys United Methodist Church in Lufkin Texas.

Presentations begin with Bob Flournoy remembering growing up at the sawmill community of Manning south of Huntington.  Sabine County historian Ronald Barlow will follow with a discussion of Bronson, a sawmill town in Sabine County.  At 3 p.m. Dan Shaddock will talk about his father's mill at Wiergate in Newton County close to Burkeville.  From 4-5 p.m., those attending with connections from other sawmill communities can contribute their memories. Kendall Gay and the Texas Forestry Museum have been invited, and Linda Reynolds, Archivist at the East Research Center on the second floor of the Ralph W. Steen Library will be invited, too.

(2) Cleveland native Keith Carter and wife Ghita will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. Mail an anniversary greeting via their daughter to Jamie Carter Bollich 955 Brandywine Beaumont Texas 77706

For more information contact Dickie Dixon at (936) 671-1419 or

To contribute an item to this column email by phone to (936) 671-1419 or by mail to Kissin' Kuzzins P. O. Box 151001 Lufkin Texas 75915-1001 For a book review mail a complimentary copy to the address just listed