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Yesteryear - Sept. 12, 2012

31 YEARS AGO -- Sept. 9-15, 1981

Posted: September 13, 2012 7:54 a.m.
Updated: September 12, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Marching proudly -- Members of the Lugoff-Elgin Marching Pride got the first halftime performance under their belt last Friday. Vicki Jordan perked up before taking the field to play the xylophone and Donald Quails and David Earnhart put all their energy into the mellophone.

Photo cutline -- Members of the ACP Development Board include Ed Hucks, Jack Corbett, Levi Branham, Frank McLeod and Ellis Livingston, Mike Newman, Annie Young and John Stone.

Photo cutline -- Honored -- The Lugoff Optimist had a breakfast last week to honor Maj. Frank Chapman, commander of the Camden National Guard Unit and Maj. Gen. T. Eston Marchant of the National Guard. The two officers are pictured with Optimist President Jack Turner.

Photo cutline -- Becky McCaskill and Faith Ford, employees at Citizens Southern National Bank, discuss the United Way’s 1981 fund drive.

Photo cutline -- Receiving “Girls of the Year” Awards 1980-81 from the three chapters of Beta Sigma Phi were Judy Baxley (Beta Zeta), Gay Hanks (XI Alpha Tau) and Helen Spring (Gamma Zeta). The awards were presented by Gay Hanks, Bunny Beckham, and Karen Parish.

Photo cutline -- Linda Branham, chairman, and Emily Bruce, co-chairman, display a poster advertising the annual White Elephant Sale which will be held on Oct. 31 at Clarkson Rhame Arena.

Photo cutline -- Balancing act -- A steady wrist is all it takes. Will Pratt and Ann Clifford carefully balance ping bong balls in teaspoons as they participate in a race at the YMCA Labor Day picnic.

Photo cutline -- School Administrators Mary Catherine Norwood and Francis Snelgrove look over the new school calendars, to be issued to students in the coming days.

Photo cutline -- Provisional members of the Junior Welfare League of Camden are Pat Hatfield, Felicia Elliott, Carolyn Ham and Pam Brazell. Standing are Nancy Kalutz, Chris McQuiston, Cookie Sprouse and Mary Jane Martin. They were honored at a dinner at the Seafood Hut on Aug. 31.

Photo cutline -- “The Rope” is a classic mime technique. Here, the class is getting the feel of a real rope before trying to mime pulling an imaginary one. Pictured, starting with the instructor, Geni Eaker-Martin (in mime make-up) are Paulette Goodson, Marjorie Huntington, Wendy Mears, Rose Sheheen, Nancy Wylie, Bert Karesh, Margaret Roy, Ila Graham, Jeanne Scronce and Peg Jaenicke. Just out of camera range is Skip Sindler.

Photo cutline -- Representatives of the businesses underwriting the concert get together to discuss the arrangements. Pictured are Davis Green, First Federal; Lise Swensson, director of the Fine Arts Center; Vernon Pike, Town and Country Manufacturing; Dean Jordan of SCN; and Tommy Rose of First National Bank.

Photo cutline -- Anne Quigley emphasizes a point during her sixth speech to the Camden Toastmasters Club. Henry Wolfe, Toastmasters area governor from Florence and guest of the local club, takes notes as Roland Lackey, Mary Lee Stokes and Sandra Wood listen intently.

Photo cutline -- South Carolina tight-end DeWayne Chivers (49) throws a block on Ole Miss linebacker Keith Fourcade Saturday night. Chivers, a former Camden standout, was primarily used as a blocker in the USC loss, however with Carolina’s open offense, he hopes to be used more as a receiver too.

Photo cutline -- Snag Lee and his wife of only several weeks, Melvena, do a little housework during a visit to Palmetto Farms in Kershaw County. Lee, a Dusty Bend native, now rides at Waterford racetrack in West Virginia.

Photo cutline -- Honored -- Earline Horton, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, presents a scholarship check of $200 to Kevin J. Gilmer, an 18-year-old student at Sumter Tech. Looking on are Connie Bell, scholarship chairman, and James H. Gilmer, Kevin’s father, of Camden. Kevin is studying automotive engineering.

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