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Yesteryear for Sept. 15, 2010

28 Years Ago -- Sept. 13-17, 1982

Posted: September 15, 2010 10:47 a.m.
Updated: September 15, 2010 10:42 a.m.

Photo cutline -- When Things Get Tough, sometimes it’s best just to stand back from the action and regroup for a minute on the sidelines. That’s what Camden’s Mike Frost appeared to be doing during Friday night’s game with South Florence.

Photo cutline -- North Central  wide receiver Chris Few (12) goes in motion as Knights’ quarterback Steve Kahler (10) calls signals in Friday night’s 7-6 loss to Chester at Chester.

Photo cutline -- Study in the sun -- Camden High students Wanda Wright and Audria Belton compare notes on some class assignments as they wait for their rides home. And where better to be than in those last precious rays of summer sun.

Photo cutline -- Watching the mercury -- Local folks will be anxiously watching the thermometer rise on the United Way sign in front of the Camden Post Office now that the 1982-83 campaign is officially underway. Putting the sign in place are Chris Jones, Rik Esselink, Cal Borden, Jay Ross, Michael Truesdale, Brad Love, Hank Herring, and Kevin Shaw, all members of Boy Scout Troop 238, a United Way agency.

Photo cutline -- Signing Up as a member of the Kershaw County Reading Council is Francis Snelgrove, superintendent of Kershaw County Schools. He presents council membership chairman Mike Eddings with a $2 check for dues.

Photo cutline -- That’s Entertainment, a Camden Community Theatre gala, will feature this group of musicians. Frank Lee, percussionist; Joanne Strickland, pianist; Dean Jordan, bass player; and Guy Hutchins Sr., oboist, will play popular selections during the event from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Fine Arts Center.

Photo cutline -- Clarice Catoe,  Hermitage poll worker, chats with Willie Beckham, clerk of the election commission, during Tuesday night’s vote-counting process. George Kornegay fell just 13 votes shy of a majority in the coroner’s race, so he will face Joel Barnes in a Sept. 28 runoff.

Photo cutline -- Good work -- Sam McCaskill and Beverly Crane of the Camden Police Department receive awards for their efforts during the 1982 “Buck-A-Cup” campaign for the South Carolina Easter Seal Society.

Photo cutline -- Growing project -- The Lugoff Elementary School PTO kicking off a Holland Flower Bulb sale today in conjunction with the community beautification project underway in Lugoff. Students and parents will be offering the spring bulbs for sale through Sept. 23. Proceeds from the sale will go toward school projects. In addition to the bulbs, the PTO is also offering a greeting gift collection of various acrylic items for holiday gift-giving. The PTO will award prizes to the top sales persons. Looking over the items for sale are Mary Gagnon, project chairman; Lila McCloud, Allegro representative.

Photo cutline -- Lugoff-Elgin  running back Robert Samuel (11) lunges forward to recover a fumble against Wade Hampton last Friday. Other Demons pictured on the play are Tommy Knotts (68), James Watkins (72) and Andy Yelnick (71). L-E meets Chapin tonight at 8 p.m.

Photo cutline -- Lions bearing “sightsavers” -- Friday is the day – Lions Candy Day, culminating Sight Conservation Week, Sept. 13 through 19, as proclaimed by Gov. Richard Riley. Tomorrow, members of the Camden, West Wateree and Bethune Lions clubs will be on the streets and in shopping areas giving away their rolls of candy mint “sightsavers” and accepting donations for their sight conservation projects. Here, Ed Ogburn helps out John Wells, vice president of the West Wateree Lions, and Eddie Love, president of the Camden Lions. Sight Savers are meant to make the public aware of the need for eye care and to raise funds to make eye care available to the needy. The proceeds are used to provide glasses, eye examinations and surgery and corneal transplants, when necessary; to maintain the Lions Mobile eye screening unit; to make contributions of equipment to the Medical University of South Carolina; and to aid the blind.

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