As part of annual Homecoming activities, Hinds Community College hosted on Oct. 19 the 50+ luncheon and reunion for graduates from 1970 and 1971 and for graduates of prior years. This year’s 50+ honored two years at the same time after the event was cancelled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Members of the 1960s classes who attended included, front from left, Kathleen Hutton Milano (1960) of Bolton; Warrene Hand Holliday (1962) of Terry, Louise Oberhousen Flanagan (1960) of Raymond, Alice Shuff Connelly (1963) of Raymond, Johnny Franklin (1965) of Bolton; back, Larry Rimes (1968) of Florence, Bill Ferguson (1960) of Learned and Curtis Kynerd (1968) of Raymond.

Members of the 1950s classes who attended included, from left, Mark Chaney (1950) of Vicksburg, Ron Melancon (1959) of Poplarville and Douglas D. Moore (1954) of Jackson.

Members of the Class of 1971 included, from left, Bobby Bishop of Raymond, Torona Stokes of Flowood, Martha Williams Griffin of Jackson and Lou Anne Polk Askew of Raymond.

Members of the Class of 1970 included, from left, James Lofton of Vicksburg, Debbie Trebotich of Houston, Texas, Susan Smith Wiggins of Phenix City, Ala., and Flora Murphy Hanock of Flora.