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CISNE REUNION BEGINS TODAY

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Its here!  The 2018 Cisne Reunion, with a theme of, Theres No Place Like Home, starts today in and around the village square in downtown Cisne and then continues through Saturday.

Each year, past classes of Cisne High School are honored and members are encouraged to attend. This year, the class of 1968, is celebrating 50years since graduating North Wayne Schools.  The class of 1993 is also being honored this year as it celebrates 25 years since graduating from Cisne High School.

Activities start this evening at the bandstand with the Opening Ceremonies starting at 6:30pm. Attendees will then enjoy live music from the teen sister duo of Rachel and Riley Peyton performing as The Peyton Sisters.  The southern Illinois sisters perform their up-tempo Christian Praise music around the Midwest and following the Cisne Reunion, theyre slated to perform for the fourth time at Gaither Fall Fest, in Alexandria, IN, in mid-September.  Sharing the stage with the young ladies is the Southern Gospel quartet, The Dixie Melody Boys. The nationally known group hails from Kinston, NC and includes Fairfield, IL native Josh Garner as lead singer.

Tomorrow night at 7:00pm, its the Annual Miss and Little Miss Cisne Reunion Pageant and Tiny Tot Pageant.  Upon the completion of the pageants Bingo takes over the reunion grounds from 7:00-9:00pm.

On Friday from 6:00-10:00pm the schedule lists Music and Fun.  Theres Bingo from 7:00-9:00pm. On the stage at 7:00pm the Jason Lee McKinney Band performs on stage.  The group now calls Nashville, TN home, but is originally from Evansville, IN. The groups latest effort, Sacred Southern Soul, includes a song that hit the national Adult Contemporary charts, called, Tail Fin of a Rocket Ship.

The Cisne Reunion kicks into high gear on Saturday with registration for the 1 Mile Fun Run and 6th Annual Cisne Reunion 5K Run/Walk from 6:00-7:00am.

7:00-10:00am    Community Center Breakfast (sponsored by the Cisne Community Center Board).

7:30am    1 Mile Fun Fun.

8:00am    5K Run/Walk.

8:00-10:00am    Set up for the Tractor Show-Cisne Middle School (Trailer parking behind school).

9:00am-Noon    Registration for Clay County Cruisers Car Show and Judging in front of CMS.

1:00pm    Car Show Awards.

10:00-11:00am    Blue Point Free Will Baptist Church kids games (life-size Kerplunk, Bean Bag Monster Toss, Dunking Booth, Penny Pitch, Corn Hole, Flying Washers and more.

10:00am-Noon    Kids Day Activities on the Square and FFA Petting Zoo.

Noon    Pedal Tractor Pull (southwest corner of the Square).

1:00pm    Pie Contest Judging (pie auction immediately follows)

2:30pm    Cisne Reunion Parade (line-up at Cisne High School no later than 2:00pm

5:00pm    The Stranded performs on state (local musicians from Flora).

7:00pm    The Cornfield Mafia performs (Indiana band playing Grassroots, Country, Americana).

5:00-9:00pm    Bingo