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CYRUS: 60 year old news coincides with last Knifley graduation

The last graduating class from Knifley Grade Center will receive their diplomas this evening, May 15, 2006, at 6:00 p.m.

Cyrus has discovered an old newspaper clipping concerning the Knifley High School Graduation of 60 years ago:

Rev. Palmer Young, of Kingsport, Tenn.,
Delivered Baccalaureate Sermon Sunday Night

The graduating Exercises if Knifley High School will be held at the High School auditorium on Thursday evening, April 11, at 8:00 p.m.

Rev. L.R. Fugit, pastor of the Columbia Christian Church, will deliver the commencement address and the following Seniors will receive their diplomas:

Helen Thomas, Yneth Arnold, Louise Knifley, Mary Hovious, Marie Hatfield, Dellie Feese, Aldus Brockman.

The baccalaureate service was held at the Knifley Christian Church on Sunday and Rev. Palmer Young, of Kingsport, Tenn., delivered the sermon. He spoke on "What Kind of Citizen Will You Be?"

Knifley High School went on a picnic Friday afternoon, which was given in honor of the Senior Class.

Above From the Adair County News, Wednesday, April 10, 1946.

Submitted by
Central Ohio Bureau Chief

This story was posted on 2006-05-15 01:15:00
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