CHS Class of 1952 - 60th Reunion
FROM PAT WADE NEILL CHS 1952: Hey Y'all, Well another year has flown by us and I don't have a clue how it managed to go fast, 60!!!!! We are in the process of planning our class reunion and need everyone's ideas and input. Does anyone have a clever idea for a theme? What type of memento would you like to take home with you? Our next planning meeting will be on April 2nd and we'd like to hear from y'all as to ideas and IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO ATTEND. (More news & schedule of events are inside the story!)
May 2012 Reunion
May 2012 CHS All School Reunion Schedule of Events. ALL CHS Hall of Fame nomination must be received by 3/23/2012. Read the inside story for more information ... Those Were the Days is the theme of this year's reunion!
CHS Hall of Fame
CHS Alumni Hall of Fame Nominations are due by March 23rd and can be submitted to Chris Reid, at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to PO BOX 642 Cushing, OK 74023. Information about membership dues can be found in the inside story.
Harold Lance Hixon
Harold was the 4th of 11 children born to Elmer R and Lena C (Adams) Hixon. He was born 2 June 1925, at Depew OK.
2012 & 2013 CHS Yearbooks
2012 CHS Yearbook purchased & donated by Carmel Miller-Pinkerton CHS 1966. Estimated date to receive it is August, 2012. AND Chrissy Larie' Cooper-Whitten CHS 1997 pledged to purchase & donate the 2013 Vivacity. THANK YOU, CARMEL & CHRISSY! Come in and find out more about what the 2012 Vivacity staff is up to ... Very Creative ... If you are interested in purchasing a 2012 Vivacity for yourself or for a CHS student, let me know & I will put you in contact with Nancy Miller, CHS Yearbook Sponsor.
To Marie Rainwater With Love
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Marie Sherrill Rainwater's 100th birthday celebration will be held at the Methodist Church at the corner of 9th and Little in Cushing, Sunday afternoon 2:00-5:00 on February 26, 2012 in Fellowship Hall. ALL CHS Alumni and former students of hers are invited ... Marie was born to Frank and Florence Sherrill on February 21, 1912 during a horrendous snow storm ... The family had no telephone ...
Pill Patterson is looking for CHS 1962 classmates
If you have contact information for any/all of the CHS 1962 classmates on the list, please contact Willard Patterson. Click on the link (above) to find out if we are looking for you and/or if you have information that could help us. CHS 1962 graduating class will be celebrating their 50th anniversary in May 2012. NOW OPEN: Executive Inn & Suites, 2232 E Main St, Cushing, OK 74023, 918-306-4227
Memorial Wall for Deceased Alumni
Alumni Hall's Memorial Wall
PFC Fred Grace and PFC Danny West
PFC CARL FRED GRACE, 1925 - 2003, ARMY AIR FORCE, WWII VETERAN and PFC DANNY GENE WEST, 1948 - 1968, U.S. ARMY, K.I.A. VIETNAM
Richard F Cullison - Pearl Harbor Survivor
"December 7, 1941 I found myself in an unforgettable situation as torpedo bombers and fighters filled the air. They flew within 50 feet of our ship and I could see the pilot's faces. We immediately recognized the 'Red Ball' on the side of the planes and knew we were under attack by Japanese forces," Richard F. Cullison.
Update on the future of the Alumni Association
January 11, 2012 Alumni Association meeting. No firm decisions were made and the next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 2-8-2012, 6:00 P.M. at Alumni Hall downtown Cushing. Tentative plans were made for the May 2012 All School Reunion. One of the main issues that remains is the lack of volunteers. Year after year, it is the same people, and there's a real need for more alumni to get involved. Many don't want the association dissolved, but few are willing to attend meetings and do what it takes to keep it going ... read on for more information. READ 2010 SOUVENIR OILER ONLINE! NOW OPEN: Executive Inn & Suites, 2232 E Main St, Cushing, OK 74023, 918-306-4227
Jim E Hunter
Jim E. Hunter, Honorary Commander, American Legion Donaldson-Walker Post 108, FOR LIFE OF POST! Among the hundreds of bricks representing veterans in our Walk of Honor, there is one that is not directly service related. That is the one that reads, "Jim E. Hunter - Commander Post 108 - For Life of Post - Still Serving." Jim Hunter was proclaimed the "Honorary" Commander of Post 108 by a unanimous vote of the membership in 2009. This honor, believed to be the only one of this type inn the state, is in recognition of the work Mr. Hunter has done for the American Legion in his 55 consecutive years of service to the organization. It is one of many accolades awarded him by a grateful community.
Pfc Dennis R Mason - USMC
Pfc Dennis R. Mason - USMC - November 6, 1943 - May 1, 1968 - Dennis was hit by mortar fire and died in the Province Quang Tri in South Viet Nam during the Batttle of Dong Ha. Pfc Mason was one of 15 Marines from Mike 2/9 who were killed in action during the four day fight.
1921 CHS Oiler Yearbook
If you know who donated this treasure of 1921 CHS memories, please let me know. WOW! I haven't had time to read through this wonderful yearbook because I was too excited about sharing it with you online! And I hope you enjoy this look back at CHS in the Roaring Twenties! The students weren't afraid to live life ...
Charles F. Winkelman
Charles F. Winkelman enlisted in the Navy on May 17, 1943, with his friends, Jack Dwinell, O.L.L. Williams, Bob McFarlin, and Tom Christy ... We boarded a Troop Train in Oklahoma City, OK for boot camp at San Diego U.S. Navy Training Station and had amphibious training at Coronado Island, California. At Oceanside, California we trained with the 4th Marines and helped make the movie ...
Cushing Athletic Hall of Fame
Honoring the 2011 Cushing Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees! Come on in and get acquainted with them and find out how you can nominate an athlete, coach, or contributor of service for 2012.
CHS 1911 AND 1915 THE WAY IT WAS
Come walk with me back in time to Cushing High School the way it was in 1911 and 1915. These pictorial historic gifts to us as CHS Alumni were donated by: Rosemary Bolinger - Wife of Dr. George F. Bolinger, Karen Thomas (Bolinger) - class of 1962, George (Rick) F. Bolinger III - class of 1965 and Mick Taylor (Bolinger) - class of 1967. Thank you to the Bolinger Family for their kindness and generosity! ALPHA 1915 downloadable files are available upon request.
Captain John C Rogers CHS 1962
John Rogers (7/1/1944 - ) was a Captain in the Air Force and assigned to the 37th Aerospace Rescue & Recovery Squadron at Da Nang in Viet Nam from Jan 70 to Jan 71. His job was Aircraft Maintenance Officer and he had between 12 to 16 HH-3 and HH-53 "Jolly Green Giant" Helicopters to look after. John said, "Our squadron's mission was the rescue of pilots who went down. We occasionally had to repair and/or recover one of our helicopters that went down for whatever reason. Below is a story of one such mission..."
George Eldon Archer 2nd Lt US Army WWII
8 June 2007: Sixty-three years ago, with tears streaming down her face at a Wichita, Kansas, train station, Charlotte Archer sent her husband off to World War II. She was pregnant with the couple's daughter. Months later, George Archer and a crew of American servicemen went missing when their airplane crashed during a bombing mission in New Guinea. After more than six decades the widow finally knew when she would get her late husband back ...
A Pictorial History of Cushing
Cushing Citizen donated a copy of this book for use by the CHS Alumni Association and everytime I open the book, I find it difficult to put it down! This special book was undertaken by the Cushing Citizen to preserve Cushing's rich history ...
FREEDOM IS NOT FREE
SILVER STAR RECIPIENT, 1st LT. WALTER JAMES PUGH, U.S. Army, Retired ... Jim Pugh served in the United States Army from 1966-1970 and was stationed in Viet Nam July 1967-1968. He was a Helicopter Pilot with the 1st Cav Division and a Warrant Officer until Dec '67; it was then he had a field commission to Lt. Jim went to Hue during the TET offensive of 1968 and it was in March of that year, while flying a recon mission near Hue, Viet Nam, Jim was shot down and had to exit the area on foot. Jim captured an enemy combatant who had the entire plans for the TET offensive and successfully defended himself against other enemy soldiers while making his way to his rescue troops ...
CHS YEARBOOKS NEEDED
UPDATE: Thanks to CHS yearbook sponsor, Nancy Miller, Cushing High School is donating yearbooks for the following years: 1984, 2004, 2008 & 2009. Kudos to CHS! Nancy expressed her wish that other volumes from our list had been available to donate. Two alumni from the sixties are sponsoring the purchase of 2010 and 2011 yearbooks! Do you have a yearbook(s) that you would be willing to donate for one or more of the following years? 1971-1975, 1978, 1982-1983, 2002 and 2006. Early yearbooks and/or any/all years would be appreciated. What does CHS 1964 Jenean Williams Jones think about this? Come on in for more information ...
Cushing Banker Recognized for Service
CUSHING, OK NEWS RELEASE - John Bryant, chairman, president & CEO of the Bank of Cushing Trust Co., was honored at the OBA's 113th Leadership Forum and Annual Convention held May 24 and 25 at the Renaissance Hotel in Tulsa. Bryant was surprised with the Chairman's Award, the most anticipated award of the evening.
OFFICIAL HOME OF CUSHING HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
HOME PAGE FOR CUSHING HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ~ CHS TIGERS OKLAHOMA - Welcome to the exciting, new & ONLY Official Cushing High School Alumni website - Home of the CHS Tigers - old and new! Add it to your favorites and forward to all Alumni on your contact list. You will want to browse each of the roster pages. Each page displays at least 2 photos from Cushing's rich history.