PARK HILLS – More than two dozen Mineral Area College retirees, friends and guests of the college came back May 3 to chat and reminisce over lunch.
During the get-together, organized by Bob and Margaret Scobee, there was a moment of silence for the memories of retirees who had passed away the previous year. They included Gene Pratt, Mike O’Brien, Ben Chang and Paul Balogh.
Ken McIntyre presented a slide show about his recent mission trip to Haiti, along with wife Betty.
Retirees were also asked to share memories of their time and experiences at MAC in preparation for MAC’s 50th anniversary in 2015, and Flat River Junior College’s 100th anniversary in 2022.
Attending the event were retirees Sandra Miller of Farmington; Patricia O’Brien of Farmington; Charles Limbaugh of Farmington; Yvonne Clay of Doe Run; Peggy Ropelle of Farmington; Jim Hrouda of Farmington; Ralph Dickinson of Park Hills; Sarah Cassidy of Farmington; Donna White of Farmington; Elvis Clark of Newport, Ark.; Ken McIntyre of Farmington; Dennis Cox of Farmington; organizers Bob and Margaret Scobee of Eureka Springs, Ark.; Chris Landrum of Farmington; Helen Thomas of Farmington; Don Barton of Farmington; and Jerry Sullivan of Farmington.