• Howard High School class of 1963 is holding a meeting Saturday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. at the Veterans Club, 2114 Wilder St. For more information, call 693-7867.
• Rossville High School class of 1974 is holding a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Rossville Recreation Center to plan its 40-year reunion. For more information, contact Dennis Norwood at 653-9372 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Back to Your Roots," a reunion of Churchville community residents, will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, at Bethel AME Church, 2000 Walker Ave., at 2 p.m. Bring neighborhood photos, written memories of Churchville people and events for history book being compiled. For more information, call 423-624-7342.
Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of ...