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Yesteryear for Sept. 22, 2010

23 Years Ago -- Sept. 21-25, 1987

Posted: September 22, 2010 12:07 p.m.
Updated: September 22, 2010 12:04 p.m.

Photo cutline -- The Commitment to providing emergency medical care in the field by Emergency Medical Services technicians like William Mangum, Abe Burroughs, Bill Couthen, Carolyn Harvey and Della Stokes with the Kershaw County EMS is recognized this week through the observance of Emergency Medical Services this Week in South Carolina.

Photo cutline -- Good Bee Gees -- Members of the Beta Gamma Sorority brought in $1,218 for the American Cancer Society recently, money collected from local businesses and residents. Sorority president Margaret Green, along with the support of the membership, presented Jack Brantley of the Cancer Society with the check last week.

Photo cutline -- Looking back in time -- In this scene form the Camden Community Theatre’s production of “Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean,” Mona (Dana McFarland) and Joanne (Julia Goodale) look back at their teen years. In the flashback are Mona (Kristen Wood), Joe (Sammy Buckalew) and Sissy (Jami McKinnon). At left, Joanne (Miss Goodale) contemplates the past.

Photo cutline -- The Camden Defense thwarts this fourth down attempt by Hartsville in the first half of Friday’s contest. Defensive tackle Jimmy Williams (75) lead this charge and also recorded a sack in the Bulldog loss.

Photo cutline -- Dana Corp.  Plant Manager Joe Stephenson points out a recently assembled truck chassis which will soon be on its way to the Mack Trucks Inc. facility in Winnsboro. Dana produces its product “just in time” for Mack, thereby allowing both companies to keep inventories down and costs lower.

Photo cutline -- Wendy McDole Moore receives a $500 cash scholarship from the Kershaw County Vocational Education Foundation, presented by William Bates, treasurer for the foundation.

Photo cutline -- Parrott scholarship presented -- The David Parrott Memorial scholarship was presented to Mary McCoy recently at Bethesda Presbyterian Church by Dr. Larry H. Parrott and the Rev. John Brearley, assistant minister at Bethesda. Miss McCoy is a freshman at Columbia College and is a 1987 graduate of Camden High School. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Mickle of Camden.

Photo cutline -- In the name of charity -- An open-to-the-public drawing for a limited edition, sold-out Jim Harrison print, the “Red Goose Shoes,” will be held Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Frames and Calico shop in Camden. Sponsored as a fundraising event by the non-event Camden Young Career Women organization, ticket donations are $1 for each chance at winning the print and may be purchased from any club member until the day of the drawing. The framed, triple-matted, museum-mounted print is currently on display at the shop located on Market Street. Shown with the Harrison print are club members Connie Sheorn and Libby Joseph along with Cam Mullikin of Frames and Calico.

Photo cutline -- Point the way to BHS -- Concerned about the lack of signs directing the way to Bethune High School, the Bethune High School Student Council raised funds through a donkey basketball game, a raffle, recruiting donations and other means to have two signs make and erected at two main thoroughfares in the community last year. Also recognizing the need for more road signs, the state Department of Highways and Public Transportation erected signs enroute to the school. The student council with sponsor Doby Gordon and members Leigh Henry, Tina Railey, Tanya Witham, Christy Mangum and Delphanie Jones, also conduct an annual blood drive at the school and present gifts to teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week as some of its projects.

Photo cutline -- Getting in the spirit -- Runners for the Camden Church of Nazarene, Gene Parnell, Bobby Carawan, and Teddy Elliott, carried a torch representing the Olympic spirit last Sunday morning from Camden City Hall to the church to help mark the emphasis on increased Sunday school attendance being observed over the next several weeks. This Sunday, the special theme will be “Teaming Up” to strive to reach a new goal of Sunday school enrollment.


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