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Yesteryear for April 5, 2016

26 YEARS AGO -- April 4-10, 1990

Posted: April 4, 2016 5:21 p.m.
Updated: April 5, 2016 1:00 a.m.

Fred Ogburn III of Camden has filed to seek election to Seat 7, DeKalb Township, on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. A native of Kershaw County, Ogburn graduated from Camden High School and the University of South Carolina and recently completed a two-year term as chairman of the Kershaw County Democratic Party. He has participated in Leadership Kershaw County and Palmetto Leadership and is now serving on the board of the Leadership Forum. Ogburn is also active in Citizens from Clean Development. He is a member of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church where he is a Sunday school teacher. He and his wife, Peggy, are the parents of one son, Lee.


Brenda W. Truesdale has announced she will seek re-election to the post of Kershaw County auditor. Mrs. Truesdale is currently serving her third term as county auditor. She was first elected to the position in 1978 after working in the auditor’s office for 13 years. Born in Kershaw County, she is a graduate of Camden High School and Palmer College. 


Seeking his first full term on the Kershaw County Council, Tom Cooper announced Monday his bid for re-election on the Republican ticket.

Cooper was elected to the council in November 1989 to fill the unexpired term of Ken DuBose, who was later appointed to county attorney.


Kershaw County Memorial Hospital has recently created a new service -- The Women’s Center -- that recognizes advances made throughout the hospital in meeting women’s special health care needs at all phases of their lives. Services offered through the Women’s Center include: a newly remodeled obstetrics floor, which features more private rooms and feminine decorating touches in colors, furniture, and overall look and feel; new birthing and post-partum rooms; electronic fetal monitoring used to measure a baby’s heart rate and overall condition during labor and other advanced monitoring equipment that enables the hospital to provide services for normal as well as high risk deliveries; enlarged and renovated surgical suites for an array of surgical needs, including increasing numbers of outpatient procedures; advanced anesthesia techniques; specialized nursing care in the obstetrics unit and surgical suites; mammography; and prepared childbirth classes to help mothers and fathers prepare for the birth of a child.


The JROTC rifle teams from Camden Military Academy and North Central High School went shoulder to shoulder in a precision air rifle competition on March 13 on the North Central outdoor range. North Central won the match with an overall score of 904 with CMA scoring 816. 

The individual high scorer for the academy was cadet Jason P. Smith who scored 221 out of a possible 300 North Central Cadet Jamie Stroud scored second highest on his team with 214. 

Other North Central team members are Sharon Smith, Scott Threatt, Ken Odom, Dewery Bass, Jeff Bowers, and Maurice Doby.


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