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Yesteryear -- April 25, 2012

43 YEARS AGO - April 23-28, 1969

Posted: April 23, 2012 7:08 p.m.
Updated: April 25, 2012 5:00 a.m.

 Photo cutline -- Proud Parents -- Mr. and Mrs. James W. Robinson flank their son, Donald, who was awarded the coveted Eagle Scout badge Thursday at a Troop 311 Court of Honor. The Eagle Scout rank is the highest attainable in scouting.

Photo cutline -- Pretty Little Rabbits -- These five cute little bunnies will do their thing tonight when the Betty Freed School of Dance presents a show at Phelps Auditorium. They are Gwendolyn Patterson, Rhonda Roman, Susan Geddings, Lisa Marie Berry, and Susan Johnson.

Photo cutline -- 42nd Street Numbers -- These pretty misses will perform the “42nd Street Number” when the Betty Freed School of Dance presents its annual recital tonight at Phelps Auditorium, beginning at 8. The little dancers are Julie Turner, Rebecca Sheheen, Dianna Patterson, Suzanne Womack, and Virginia Pitsenbarger.

Photo cutline -- Evangel Ringers -- This group of young men and women will help to dedicate the handbells at First Baptist Sun. They are Robbie Carlton, Beverly Oswald, Patrice Chance, Martha Williams, Rhetta Christmas, and Stan Morris. Back row Scott Chance, Mike Baker, Barry Rush and Benny Newman.

Photo cutline -- Winners honored -- The two top county winners in The VFW’s Voice of Democracy Contest pose with their trophies. First place county and state winner was Miss Sally McMurdo, and second place in the county was Miss Amy Young. They were honored at a banquet at DeBruhl’s Restaurant Wednesday night.

The Camden High Golf Team demolished Kershaw’s linksters, 23-1/2 to 3-1/2, here last Thursday afternoon. Billy Ford paced the Camden squad with a 74. Brad Peacock shot a 78, Steve Barber, Tom Garten and Bill Chapman posted 79s. The Camden squad now is 11-6 on the season.

Photo cutline -- Delightful Play -- Members of Mrs. Sybil Carson’s fourth grade at Joseph Kershaw Academy pose for a picture following presentation of “The Sound of Music” at the private school Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Approximately 250 persons attended the delightful musical which was well done by the students.

The City Track team goes to Charleston to compete in the State Track Meet on Saturday, April 26. Members of the track team placed in the city meet and then in the District meet and this earns them the right to go on to higher competition. The team is coached by Mr. and Mrs. Eric Kampmeyer. The members of the team that are going are Dewayne Chivers, Chuckie Watkins, Danny Baxley, Stanley Nelson, Trey Lott, Judy Hall, Robin Reeder, Mary Wooten, Sally Rabb, Ellen Josie, Susie Hall, Susie Thomas, Ruth Griffin, Kay Mims, Jill Hall, Becky Cox, Harris Barron, and Sally McMurdo.

Plans for the construction of a high school - junior high school complex in Lugoff have reached the stage where architects will be commissioned before the end of the year, and the first phase of construction will begin sometime in 1970, Supt. of Education Arthur Stokes told The Chronicle today.

Attendance is up at the regular gathering of the Camden Duplicate Bridge Club with always a warm welcome extended to new and “sometimes” players. Winners Tuesday evening were: first, Mrs. Ruth Clark and Mrs. C. A. Owens; second, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Harrison; third, Mrs. Tommie Pylant and Mrs. Minnie T. Baum. Play is held at the Beth El Temple educational building at 7:30 every Tuesday evening.

Mary Ann Anderson of Camden, a sophomore history major at Winthrop College, has been named editor of The Johnsonian, Winthrop’s student newspaper, for the 1969-70 academic year.

Two local Tri-Hi-Y Club members were elected to offices of responsibility while attending the Tri-Hi-Y Conference at the Tri-Hi-Y Conference at Montreat, N.C., April 19-20. Linda Board was elected chaplain of District Two Hi-Y Tri-Hi-Y Clubs. June Pate was elected vice-president of Hi-Y Tri-Hi-Y Executive Council of the Carolinas.

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