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Yesteryear - June 6, 2012

31 YEARS AGO -- June 3-8, 1981

Posted: June 5, 2012 9:48 a.m.
Updated: June 6, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Ernie Heflin thumbs through a book of Civil War history in the study of his home in Kirkover Hills. He has been interested in the war since he was a child.

Photo cutline -- With school out and the long summer vacation still ahead, David Marshall takes advantage of the cool waters of Lake Wateree by relaxing in a rubber raft and drifting about. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Marshall.

Photo cutline -- A portion of the group at the Bethune Nutrition Site enjoys a get-together on a recent day. Margaret Mobley leads the band. Others in the picture are Louise Anderson, Gussie Huckabee, Vera McLaughlin, Faye Stevens, Mazille Hinson, Eunice Spradley, Alice Young and Edna Jones. The site has been a blessing to many residents in the Bethune area.

Photo cutline -- Which May Be Better? -- Jean Eaton was busy painting, matting and framing her watercolors for the three person “People’s Choice” art exhibit, which is currently on display at the Fine Arts Center. The showing will continue throughout the month.

Photo cutline -- Earl Evans, an artist whose work is on display at the Fine Arts Center during the month of June, does much of his own framing. Here he is framing a nature study done in India ink. The drawing of a pine cone and leaves will be on display in “The People’s Choice” show.

Photo cutline -- Winners of the Camden Flower Show held this spring display ribbons and awards which were presented to them at the Garden Club Council meeting on June 1. Neal Stegner of the Camden Garden Club was the winner of the Tri-Color Award for artistic arrangement. Frances Carswell of the Camden Garden Club was the winner of the Horticultural Sweepstakes and was presented the Odette V. West Award. The award of Horticultural Excellence was won by Cassie James of the Sunnyhill Garden Club. Nancy Cheek, president of the Camden Garden Club, accepted her Maynelle Davis Award, which was won by her club. Not pictured are Nolly Cantey, also of the Camden Garden Club, winner of the Creativity Award; Ann Gay of the King Haiglar Garden Club, winner of the Lesta Hollis Award; and Britton Clark, winner of the Junior Achievement Award.

Photo cutline -- Camden Country Club golf pro Steve Duda, golf course Randy Allen, and assistant pro Terry Mathis study the tee off times Thursday in the annual Walter Hagen Golf Tournament for Cancer. The goal was to raise $6,000 this year.

Photo cutline -- Harriet Smith and Ken Lewis shovel dirt out of a pit at what may be the site of Joseph Kershaw’s brew house. Lewis, a Lugoff resident, is an archeologist with the Institute of Archeology and Anthropology. Ms. Smith is a graduate student.

Photo cutline -- The Kershaw Guards, the Camden-based National Guard unit, returned home Saturday after two weeks of annual training at Fort Stewart, Ga. Approximately 131 men from Kershaw County and surrounding areas returned with the 125th division in a convoy down Broad Street.

Photo cutline -- Former Camden Bulldog basketball standout Derrick ‘Cheese’ Greene signed an athletic scholarship Friday with Fayetteville State University. Seated during the event are Camden coach James DeBruhl; Greene’s mother, Mrs. Lula Greene; Cheese; and Fayetteville coach Jake Ford.

Photo cutline -- DuPont is donating $68,500 to a $4 million renovation and expansion project at Kershaw County Memorial Hospital. Charlie Mullikan, plant manager, gives the check to Sammy Small, chairman of the hospital board, as O.W. Watson, the hospital administrator, and Bill Coombs, a hospital board member and member of the DuPont staff, look on.

Photo cutline -- Cathy Slappey, director of the Lyttleton Street Methodist Church choirs, is preparing the youth group for an upcoming tour of several southeastern states later this month. Miss Slappey will accompany the group on the piano.

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