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Yesteryear - Aug. 22, 2012

35 YEARS AGO -- Aug. 19-24, 1977

Posted: August 21, 2012 5:59 p.m.
Updated: August 22, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Here for Ceremony -- Among those attending a reception Thursday night at the American Legion Hut were South Carolina American Legion Commander Pierce Flemming, French Consul Jack Muller and his wife Mary, Grande Chief deGare Peter Karres, German Consul First Class Juergan A. R. Staks, Mrs. Burton Gale, Regent, Hobkirk Chapter, D.A.R., and Terry Gregory, American Legion Post 17 Commander. The reception was held in honor of the dignitaries in Camden to attend Friday morning’s ceremony at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in honor of Baron DeKalb.

Photo cutline -- Ready for Jamboree -- Camden High Captains Tom Rogers and Dennis Reeder await action in the Camden Shrine Club’s Second Annual Football Sports-A-Rama on Friday, August 26, 7 p.m., at Zemp Stadium. Twelve teams will participate in the event to benefit the Crippled Children’s Hospital in Greenville. In addition to Camden, Kershaw County teams participating will be Lugoff-Elgin, for the first year, Bethune and Mt. Pisgah. Tickets are on sale at participating high schools.

Photo cutline -- Where’s Tom Sawyer? -- These three avid Bulldog supporters raced threatening skies Wednesday afternoon to finish painting a portion of the wall at Zemp Stadium. They are Les Edwards, Woody Dixon and Isabel Connell.

Photo cutline -- Inseparable -- Instruments were the inseparable companions of participants in the Camden High School Band Camp August 14-21 at Erskine College. Jimmy Stevenson, Robert Horton and Steve Coker show that it doesn’t always take a big person to blow a big horn as they walk from the dormitory to begin another day of marching and playing.

Photo cutline -- Craig Tyler, Lugoff-Elgin’s new head football coach, gives his troop a pep talk at Friday’s practice.

Photo cutline -- Weighing in -- Jana Burch of the Kershaw County Health Department weighs three-months-old Johnny Jerome Goodwin Jr. on the baby scales while Mrs. Goodwin watches. The baby and his mother participate in the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program administered under the Health Dept.

Photo cutline -- Tournament Winners -- Winners in the Senior one day Ladies Golf Tournament held Thursday at the Camden Country Club were Alice Ford, Jean Park, Rose Berry, Jane Covington, Marge Allen, Fran Boswell, Mary Lou Crowder, Scottie Redfearn, Dot Council, Leila Mullins, Dot Kahrs, and Francis Jennings.

Photo cutline -- Barbara James models her blackout survival shirt as she recalls those July days when the lights went out in New York City.

Photo cutline -- Award Presented -- Bethune Lions President T.E. Hearon presents Lion’s International Presidents award to Immediate Past President of Bethune Lion’s Club, Lion T.F. McNamara. Lion McNamara has successfully completed all requirements for the 100 percent President’s Award in fiscal 1976-77. The award is a symbol of services unselfishly rendered to the community as well as an incentive to continue working for the good of other and for the high ideals of the Association.

Photo cutline -- Sylvia S. Davis is shown with some of her pupils during a short practice session in Bethune. She’s been very busy since she and her husband, Ted, an attorney, and two sons, Eddie and Thomas, returned to Bethune to live.

Photo cutline -- Explorers Project -- Participating in the production of earth crafts from Lake Wateree clay are Peter Dworjanym, Sandy Smith, Mrs. Fran Ludwig, T. R. Ludwig and Steve Parrott.

Photo cutline -- To Play in Jamboree -- Lugoff-Elgin’s David Shepard and Todd Finch will be among the Demons playing in the Second Annual Camden Shrine Club’s Sports-A-Rama. This will be L-E’s first year in the event set for August 26 in Zemp Stadium.

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