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Yesteryear -- Nov. 3, 2010

Posted: November 2, 2010 10:51 a.m.
Updated: November 3, 2010 5:00 a.m.

  27 YEARS AGO -- Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 1983

   Photo cutline -- Horse business -- Col. L.E. Meckstroth of Camden met recently with Les Tindal, South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, to celebrate the publication of the S.C. Horse Council horse directory. Also on hand were council president Jim Fisher, and directory chairman Bettylou Terry.

   Photo cutline -- Welcoming reception -- Several hundred Camdenites gathered at a reception welcoming Valerie Miller, new director of the Fine Arts Center, Tuesday at the Bassett Building. Chatting with Miss Miller are Anne and Fred Rehm and Bill Vartorella.

   Photo cutline -- Lugoff-Elgin’s Joey Dorton (15) charges upfield Friday night against Fort Mill. The Demons, who absorbed a 21-0 defeat, will conclude their season Friday at Swansea.

   Photo cutline -- The Colonial Cup poster for 1983 is now available, and Patty Cooper presents one to Linda King of the Greater Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce. The popular poster is free to businesses, and they may be picked up at the Cup office on Knights Hill Road. For individuals, a poster may be obtained for $10.

   Photo cutline -- Off and Running are members of the Lugoff-Elgin girls cross country team, Sharon Mickle, Karen Mickle, Annika Hill and Michelle Dreon, shown here competing against Chapin. The team placed third in the Sumter Invitational Saturday, while Sharon Mickle took second place individual honors.

   Photo cutline -- Finishing Touches are all that is left before the annual Hagood Bazaar is ready to go on Saturday. Isabel Smith, Jenny Sanders and Maude Sanders make sure the craft items which will be on sale are ready for display.

   Photo cutline -- Camden Quarterback Chris Speaks (10) sets his team down and barks signals in a recent contest. Ready to charge are Bulldog linemen Tommy Truesdale (83), Kevin Charles (50) and Mannie Cameron (65). The Bulldogs are rated second in this week’s AP prep poll.

   The United Way campaign will unofficially close today after meeting 91 percent of its goal. But Campaign Chairman Willie Taylor said she is still optimistic that the goal can be met. “We still have a couple of places that started their campaign late and haven’t reported yet,” she said. “We’re going to close the campaign, but we will still be accepting donations.”

   Photo cutline -- Hear ye, hear ye! -- Camden High School’s Scarlet Regiment band scored its highest number of points ever in the class 4A State Marching Band Festival held Saturday in Columbia. Band director Robert Wertz said the performance was a most satisfactory one. Here, members of the trumpet section perform after last Friday night’s football game in the band’s final tuneup.

   Photo cutline -- Reaping in the ribbons -- Doris Goff Brown really wowed the judges with her cooking, canning, sewing and crafts skills at the Greater Kershaw County Fair this October. The talented lady took home 73 ribbons – 44 blue, 26 red and three lavender for best in class. Accompanying the ribbons was $151 in prize money.

   Photo cutline -- The North Central father-son teams of Steve and Stephen Kahler and Chris and Bill Few discuss the Knight’s upcoming game plan. For the Fews, football is the last topic to be brought up at home. For the Kahlers, however, it’s the only subject of discussion.

   Photo cutline -- Unlimited gifts -- A ribbon cutting was held recently for the new expanded Gifts Unlimited at Dusty Bend. From left are Greater Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce President Hope Cooper, Van Outten, with Gifts Unlimited, Mayor James Anderson, store owner Becky Tetterton, and city council member Clifton Alexander.

   Photo cutline -- Susan Outen, R.N., associate director of long term care at the Kershaw County Memorial Hospital, recently chosen Young Career Woman, and Betty M. Poole, director of nursing services, pause for a few minutes from their busy work schedules.

   Photo cutline -- Les Buford, principal of Tabernacle Christian School, emphasizes religious-oriented education at the school near Camden. The 22 students study at a variety of subjects through use of individualized instruction books.

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