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Yesteryear for Sept. 29, 2010

32 Years Ago - September 1978

Posted: October 1, 2010 9:28 a.m.
Updated: September 29, 2010 9:27 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Wilson Mills of Camden laughs with Johnny Crowell, one of aviation’s great early pioneers, during a luncheon Saturday at the Holiday Inn. Crowell was here for a meeting of the OX-5 Pioneers, a group made up primarily of men who were active in the early days of aviation. Crowell, 85, presented Mills with a plaque “in recognition of his outstanding achievements in advancing aviation and for his assistance and friendship for half a century.”

Photo cutline -- The Worm Burners were the winners of the 1978 Bethune Golf League championship, winning both halves of the season’s play. The winning team was made up of Wayne Tiller, Harvey Watkins, Gerald Beatty, and Benny Welch as well as Julius Kirkley, Danny Todd, T.W. Brown, Gary Joyner and Grady Horton. The Bethune Golf League has been an annual event for several years and creates a great deal of enthusiasm among Bethune golfers. Fifty-two players participated on six teams in the league this year.

Photo cutline -- Mayor James L. Anderson draws the names of Jackie Jones and George Lachicotte as winners of trips to the Bahamas given by Miller Lumber Company recently. The trip is part of a promotion Miller Lumber Company sponsored this summer. The winners and their wives will be accompanied by Miller’s sales manager, Bob Mays and his wife Jo. Looking on during the drawing are staff members of the company.

Photo cutline -- Camden Band Director Robert Wertz directs the Scarlet Regiment during a break in action at Friday night’s Camden-A.C. Flora game. The band put on another outstanding halftime show.

Photo cutline -- The Bookends, as they are called by the Camden High coaching staff, are Johnny Kornegay and Jeff Jordan, pictured here during a break in the action Friday night. Kornegay and Jordan, both of whom are being watched by college scouts, are called bookends because they both play end, on the outside of the line.

Photo cutline -- Liz Brown and Bonnie O’Neal of Camden Travel Service. This agency is a “first” for Camden and is located in Lyttleton Park. Ms. Brown and Ms. O’Neal will help you plan trips anywhere in the world (and those closer to home) for no charge.

Photo cutline -- It’s about that time! -- Susan Shaw, Jennie Lee Carter, Mary Brevard and Jean Saba promote the White Elephant Sale during a recent planning meeting.

Photo cutline -- Plants and more plants! -- Frances Sineath and Judy Charles point out the fact that there’ll be loads of plants and hanging baskets for sale during the Altar Guild’s bazaar on Friday, Nov. 17, in St. Mary’s Hall, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, beginning at 10 a.m.

Photo cutline -- Dr. John Moore stands by as Mayor James L. Anderson cuts the ribbon to his new office on Roberts Street near the hospital. Taking part in the ceremony are Georgette Harmon, Dr. Jim Shaw, Mayor Anderson, Wes Watson, Dr. Moore, Walter Sprouse and Art Graham. Dr. Moore specializes in gynecology and obstetrics.

Photo cutline -- Dean Jordan, president of the Camden Bulldog Club, presents a plaque to Troy Stevenson in recognition of Stevenson’s many years of work and support of athletic programs and young people in Kershaw County. The presentation came at halftime of Friday night’s game against A. C. Flora.

Photo cutline -- Ingrid Hagenstam is presented with a key to the city by Mayor James L. Anderson at the city council meeting last Monday night. Ingrid is wearing a native folk costume. Also presented with a key was Rosemary Almedia of Brazil who will be featured in next week’s independent.

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