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Yesteryear - July 25, 2012

41 YEARS AGO -- July 21-26, 1971

Posted: July 24, 2012 7:41 p.m.
Updated: July 25, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Investigating -- Robert Strickland, archeologist in charge of the digging at Historic Camden digs a little deeper into an area that might be of significance.

Photo cutline -- New Officers -- New officers of the Lugoff Sertoma Club were installed Friday evening during the club’s meeting at DeBruhl’s Restaurant. Pictured are Skip McDole, secretary; James Ward, treasurer; Heyward Kirby, vice president; Jack R. Kelly, vice president; Bert Morrison, president; B.Z. Williams, Lt. Governor of the Central S.C. District; Clifton L. Rabon, chairman of the board, and Max F. Jones, sergeant-at-arms.

Photo cutline – Miss Kershaw County Hopefuls – Sponsored by the Youth Council of the Wateree Community Actions Agency the Miss Kershaw County Contest will be held Thursday, August 19 at Phelps Auditorium. Candidates for the title are Ethelrie Yvette McCloud, 19, Rebecca Carter, 20, Patricia Lowery, 19, Connie Davis, 14, Bennie Mae Jackson, 16, Patricia Murphy, 17, Deborah Duran, 16, Makthia Outen, 14, Greba Outen, 14, Beverly Brevard, 14, and Joyce Carter, 18.

Photo cutline -- Insect Fogging -- The Kershaw County Health Department’s mosquito fogging machine is caught by L.C. Reeves of Kershaw as the Department’s pest eradication program was being carried out recently in Kershaw. Although there has been no increase in the number of sprayings, and the same type of spray as was used last year is being used again this year, the mosquito population appears to be much lower than in 1970.

Photo cutline -- Off to Charleston -- Members of the Kershaw County YMCA Swim Team wave goodbye as they headed for Charleston on Friday and a meet with the James Island YMCA swimmers. The Kershaw Countians lost the meet but showed much improvement. Those making the trip were Nancy McCarley, Peter Dworjanyn, Tanya Dworjanyn, Tracy Simpson, Jeff Simpson, Stuart Lindsay, Janet Marshall, Donna Hutchinson, Billy Price, Tim McCarley, Carol McCarley, John McCarley, Bill Moser, Becky Bowers, Lori Fike, Lyndia Fike, Neal Whilhite, David Fountain, Jeff Fountain, Bentz Kirby, Cindy Clyburn, Sharon Kemp, Linda Kemp, Eddy Kemp, Roland Weathers, Julie Bowers, Joey Mesaros, Richard Lakey, and Lora Rice. The team remained overnight in Charleston and visited Folly Beach on Saturday.

Photo cutline -- Cooking Contestants -- Among the youngsters participating in the Edgewood Park Cooking Contest on Friday were Nan Jackson, Gary Craige, Gaye Oglesby, Kim Ogburn, Ann Marshall, Patricia Cain, Barbara Brimmer, Sheila White, Stephanie Baxley and Doyle Allen.

Photo cutline -- Lugoff-Elgin High School -- The new High School now under construction is said to be on schedule for a September 1 opening. It will accommodate an initial enrollment of approximately 650 students. This architects sketch shows the final version of the school with all three phases complete. The school is located in Lugoff just off Highway 1.

Photo cutline -- Off to Clemson -- Kershaw County 4-H Club members attending the State 4-H Conference are Wayne Brannon, Frankie Mertz, Selvilla Mack, Joyce Smith, Jeanie Mertz and Suzanne Mozier.

Photo cutline -- Tom Forte, project forester, S.C. Commission of Forestry, and Steve Plyler, SCS technician, discuss future growth of pines planted at Haile Gold Mine.

Photo cutline -- Cross-section of completed terrace constructed by District Motor Patrol on farm of C. P. DuBose, Jr. at Boykin. S.C. Terraces constructed in this field for four-row equipment.

Photo cutline -- Crosses and Fishes -- Members of Youth in Action for Christ, many wearing Christian emblems, join hands in a prayer circle at a recent meeting. They meet every Monday at the Lyttleton Street Methodist Church. Youthful, evangelical and independent of established churches, YAC reflects what has nationally called the Jesus Movement.

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