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Yesteryear - June 27, 2012

38 YEARS AGO - June 24-28, 1974

Posted: June 26, 2012 11:54 a.m.
Updated: June 27, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Tourist Display at County Library -- Suzanne Brockman and Bobbie Jean Service are showing the display on tourism at the Kershaw County Library. The display includes information on home tours; camping at mountains, beaches and lakes; golf courses; Riverbanks Park Zoo; George Washington Travel Trails; Hickory Knob State Resort Park and State symbols and emblems. The materials were supplied by the South Carolina Division of Tourism and Historic Camden.

Photo cutline -- Political Talk -- Margaret Goud, a recent Camden High School graduate, talks with U.S. Sen. Ernest F. Hollings and fellow student Alex Dalks Jr. of Columbia during her visit to the nation’s capital. She was chosen as a Presidential classroom scholar and spent a week in Washington learning about the operation of the government.

Photo cutline -- Cadet Graduate William Lowery of Camden receives his diploma for completion of the week-long Cadet Lawman Academy, sponsored by the American Legion and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. SLED Chief J. P. Strom and State Legion Commander Nathan Wolfe presented the certificates at the Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia.

Photo cutline -- American Patriot Reading Club -- These boys and girls have been awarded American Patriot Reading Club certificates for reading 10 books. One of the requirements was to read a book on American history, a biography of an American or a book on South Carolina. The club is sponsored by the South Carolina Bicentennial Commission, the South Carolina State Library and the Kershaw County Library. In the front row they are Sonya Brown, Beige Boynton, Avery Moore, Melanie Morton, Bett Sutphin and Beth Tetterton. In the back they are Debra Reynolds, Agnes Carlos, Walt Smith, Whit Baugh, David Moore, Bob Pullum, Martha Motley and Lisa Reynolds.

Photo cutline -- Kershaw County 4-H Members -- These members of the county 4-H Club are attending Camp Long in Aiken this week, they are Michael Evans, Brenda Mickle and Kenneth Alexander. Ms. Joyce Collins, assistant home economist, is accompanying the group. They are spending the week learning about electricity through the 4-H camp program.

Photo cutline -- President’s Award -- Austin Sheheen Jr., immediate past president of the Greater Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce, presents the President’s Award to Mrs. Hettie Rickett of Cassatt. Mrs. Rickett was cited for her past and present work in the Cassatt community.

Photo cutline -- Recreation Program Aided -- Rep. J. Clator Arrants presents a check in the amount of $5,812.57 to Camden Mayor James Anderson while Recreation Director Doyle Allen looks on. The money, a grant from the S. C. Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, will be used to boost the city recreation program.

Photo cutline -- In Appreciation -- Mrs. Fred R. Sheheen is presented a token a love and appreciation for her work as president of the Junior Welfare League, by Mrs. Donald Pruden, incoming president.

Photo cutline -- Fun Bags for Little Patients -- Mrs. Charles McGuirt is shown among the many articles which go into the “Fun Bags” given to each child admitted to the local hospital. These bags have proved a source of satisfaction for the patients and their mothers…a continuing project of the League.

Photo cutline -- Men’s Doubles Championship -- Jim Burns and Moultrie Burns serving pair off against Dubby Jackson and Gene McCutchen serving in the Men’s Doubles City Tennis Championship. Jackson and McCutchen won the match, 6-3, 7-6, for the championship.


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