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42 years ago, April 17-21 1972

Posted: April 14, 2014 12:57 p.m.
Updated: April 16, 2014 5:00 a.m.


Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up

Days Proclaimed In Camden

Camden Mayor Austin Sheheen has signed a proclamation declaring Clean-up, Paint-up, Fix-up Days in Camden.

Signed in the presence of Mrs. Guy Hutchins, Jr., third vice –president of King Haiglar Garden Club, and Mrs. Nelson McCoy, a member of Kirkover Hills Garden Club, the proclamation sets the last week in April and the first week in May for the CPF Days….

… "homeowners, merchants and property-owners are urged to participate by improving the appearance of their homes, businesses and other properties throughout this city."


Boys’ State Delegates

Names At KC Schools

Kershaw County delegates and alternates to Palmetto Boys State have been selected.

The delegates are Leon Banks,…William Miller,… and Sonny Clark, … all of Camden High School; James Isaiah of Baron DeKalb High …Vernon Gainey, …of Mt. Pisgah High; and Billy Frith… Lugoff-Elgin High School….


Psychology Class Tours The Camden Chronicle

The psychology class of Mrs. E. H. Williams of Baron DeKalb High School toured the Camden Chronicle last Thursday prior to visiting Midlands Center in Columbia.

At the Chronicle the class was shown what goes into the publication of the various papers printed at the Chronicle office in Camden….

Making the trip were Anita Gay, Pat Faulkenberry, Pauline Faulkenberry, Annie Bracey, Adele Jackson, Debra Bowers, and Elizabeth Barrett.

Also, Mae Frances Peay, Benjamin Evans, Sandra Davis, Deborah Faulkenberry, Melvin Davis, Vanessa Harris, Peggy Bone, and Randy Jones.

Also, Rebecca Fowler, Elaine Barrett, Joyce Davis, Sheryle Polson, Alfreda Canty, Rodney Gaither, Edward Adamson, Augusta Brown, Sabrina Gay, Marie Dease, Crystal Demeter, Janice Drakeford, and Barbara Williams.


Miss Wilson Is Overall Show Winner

Bambi Wilson sang her way to overall winner in the Former Marines’ Talent Show Friday night at Phelps Auditorium before a large crowd.

Bambi, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Rembert, has been a winner in the contest for the past several years.

Other winners, by age division were:

Ages 2-6, Dano, Gila, Gina and Gigi Holland who performed a song and dance act.

Ages 7-12, Della McNeal, a reading.

Ages 13-18, a tie between Leona Clyburn and Connie Davis and Guy Dority.

The Former Marines termed the show "very successful", and thanked all who helped to stage the contest.

The judges were members of the U. S. Marine Corps from Columbia.


Three-Day Celebration

Planned Here May 19-21

A three-day celebration May 19-21 called "Y’all Come" is being planned by a number of local groups and is being coordinated by the Greater Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce.

Beginning Friday, May 19, and ending late Sunday afternoon, the activities will include exhibits, displays, bake sales, a polo game, a fishing contest, open house at Historic Camden and a band concert….


Center Gets Helicopter

The General Services Administration has approved the donation of an OH-23B helicopter to the Kershaw County Vocational Center, in Camden, Congressman Tom S. Gettys announced today.

The helicopter will be used in the vocational center’s aircraft maintenance courses.


Lugoff-Elgin Beauties

The Miss Kaleidoscope Red and Miss Kaleidoscope Blue Winners for Lugoff-Elgin High School for 1972 have been selected by Pistol Pete Maravich and the Atlanta Basketball Hawks. The contestants are sponsored by the various clubs and organization of Lugoff-Elgin High. Miss Kaleidoscope Blue is Miss Cheryl Branham…, and Miss Kaleidoscope Red is Miss Nancy Harris…. Runnersup for Miss K Blue are Connie Carns and Debra Creel, and for Miss K Red Bertha Gibson and Vanessa Richardson. The winners are featured in the school’s yearbook.


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