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Yesteryear - Aug. 1, 2012

27 YEARS AGO -- July 29 - Aug. 2, 1985

Posted: July 31, 2012 5:57 p.m.
Updated: August 1, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Among those participating in the auction to benefit Elginite Joel Geddings were Col. Ralph Heath, who served as auctioneer, and Vicki Renee Harrell, the former Miss South Carolina. The person is charge of putting it all together was Kathy Cooper, an Elgin businesswoman.

Photo cutline -- Clinzo Mickle slides safely into first base as the attempted throw from the catcher winds up in centerfield. Mickle is seen in action against Kershaw County in the sub-district tournament.

Photo cutline -- Making a deposit -- National Guardsman Michael Clarke helps to erase a critical blood shortage by donating a pint of blood at a bloodmobile held recently at the National Guard Armory. Assisting Clarke is Red Cross nurse George Anna Ross.

Photo cutline -- Adjutant General T. Eston Marchant and South Carolina Guard recruit, Spec. 4 Andrew Garner of Lugoff, sign the Statement of Understanding which outlines the Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program (the new G.I. Bill) effective July 1. National Guard recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Barry Lewis of Hopkins looks on.

Photo cutline -- The right track -- Dr. James Shaw, a Camden physician, shares his interest in animal tracking with school children during a recent session at Kershaw County Library. Summer programs for preschool children and schoolage children end this week.

Photo cutline -- Billy Rhodes told Pat Johnson of McDonald’s exactly how he felt about the restaurant’s contributions to the YMCA with a plaque and a firm shake of hands.

Photo cutline -- Signing For Life -- DuPont employee Randy Morgan fills out an application from Health Horizons volunteers Dianne Williams and Delores Cook. The program, introduced to hundred of DuPont employees in tents such as these Wednesday and Thursday, graphs the health of applicants and suggests ways they may improve their lifestyle.

Photo cutline -- Club champion -- The Camden Country Club recently finished its Club Championship Tournament. Joe McKain won the tournament and Dudie Tiller was the runner up. Pete Cantey was the medalist with his score of 69 and Jim Macfie Jr. was the first flight winner.

Photo cutline -- Julie Feltham went from relative athletic obscurity in high school to become a three-sport athlete at Coker College.

Photo cutline -- A rose is a rose -- This breathtaking arrangement was displayed at the Granade’s 50th wedding anniversary, held at Aberdeen, the home of Jack Brantley. Hermas and Nora admire a Mr. Lincoln red rose.

Photo cutline -- Selected pieces from the Fine Arts Center’s art exhibit of the month are reviewed by Rita Tanzer, who volunteered to go pick up the exhibit in Columbia. Entitled “Me, Myself and Art,” the exhibit features works from members of the S. C. Department of Mental Retardation’s Midland’s Region. These selections were done by James Wesley, a student at the Kershaw County Activity Center.

Photo cutline -- Elizabeth Macfie says that life at the University of North Carolina was not what she expected, so she made a move. Macfie will begin her sophomore year at the University of South Carolina this fall.

Photo cutline -- Marvin Bush makes a catch against the rightfield wall at Legion Field in an earlier Blue Jays win. David Stuckey hit a homer Sunday to help Camden beat the Sumter Gamecocks. Kirk Burnett is Camden’s resident lefty.

Photo cutline -- The West Wateree runner was called out after a spectacular, diving tag by the Hartsville catcher in the sub-district tournament, played the week before last.

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