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Yesteryear - June 13, 2012

34 YEARS AGO -- June 12-16, 1978

Posted: June 12, 2012 3:44 p.m.
Updated: June 13, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- What noise -- Elgin Club Scouts Buddy O’Quinn and Chris Edgerton hold their ears at a Cub Scout rocket derby blast off. Playing a brave role in the middle is Gary Hall.

Photo cutline -- Lugoff native William Carter, Jr. wears the new style traditional Navy uniform. Made of an easy-care polyester fabric, the new bell bottom styled uniform has been said to lend a mark of distinction to Navymen.

Photo cutline -- Mrs. Willie Bell Richardson of Lugoff has been named outstanding council member of the year by the S.C. Family Planning Advisory Council. Mrs. Nancy Rollings, chairperson, presented the award during the council’s meeting in Columbia. Mrs. Richardson was recognized for her efforts at state, regional and national levels. She has been a family planning consumer advocate in the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Wateree Health District for the past nine years, and is a consumer member of the National Family Planning Forum’s board of directors.

Photo cutline -- Pre-Game Meeting -- Camden Post 17 coach Tony Medeiros engages in pre-game conversation with the umpires and his opposing coach before a recent game. His Camden team travels to Kingstree tonight.

Photo cutline -- The swing that pays -- Camden’s Wayne Watts takes his best shot and shoots the ball toward the Manning third baseman, who bobbled the ball and erred, allowing Watts to get to second on this play and Merle Jones to score in the fourth inning of Friday night’s marathon P-17 – Manning American Legion baseball game, which Manning won 9-8.

Photo cutline -- Cake Cutting -- Don Campbell cuts a cake with his coat of arms on it during a reception marking the company’s twentieth anniversary. Among those looking on are Alice and Liz Campbell.

Photo cutline -- Trophy Winner -- Camden Toastmaster Mary Stokes was awarded the club’s trophy for making the best speech of the evening at the group’s May 23 meeting. Her speech was titled “Our Choices Do Make Us.” Educational vice president Fred Florian is shown above presenting the trophy to Mrs. Stokes.

Photo cutline -- Passing the Basket -- Cool Springs residents will “Pass the Baskets” for the Fine Arts Center June 12-16. Pictured are Holly Parrott, Miss Helton, Laura Engstrom, and Eric Engstrom, Steve Parrott, Mark Young, Teressa Roy and Julie Young. These busy workers have cut and pasted baskets or large envelopes to be passed through Cool Springs in an effort to promote donations for the Fine Arts of Kershaw County. A picnic on June 19 will culminate their efforts.

Photo cutline -- Dedication Ceremony -- Fred Rehm addresses a group of Wateree Sailing Club members and their families Sunday during a brief ceremony dedicating the point used by the Sail Club to the memory of Helen Hanley. Photographs of Mrs. Hanley and Martha Singleton, two motivating forces in the formation of the club in 1962, also were shown and will be hung in the clubhouse.

Photo cutline -- Having fun at Woodward Park -- Baseball and softball aren’t the only things going on at Woodward Park on summer afternoons. For those so inclined, a ride on the swing might be their thing. Here, Gail DeBruhl is letting her pigtails fly in the breeze as Marcia Murphy gives her an assist in the momentum department. Gail had to be careful where her feet went; there was a large mud puddle directly under the swing.

Photo cutline -- Church Renovation -- Wednesday afternoon Robert Stover could be seen atop this ladder working on the renovation of Mount Baptist Church on Highway 1.

Photo cutline -- Certificate of Appreciation -- Area Welcome Wagon Hostess Eleanor Glover presents Mayor James Anderson of Camden a Certificate of Appreciation to the citizens of Camden, Lugoff and Elgin on the occasion of Welcome Wagon’s 50th anniversary. The ceremony was held at City Hall this week.


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