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Yesteryear -- April 6, 2011

Posted: April 5, 2011 11:56 a.m.
Updated: April 6, 2011 5:00 a.m.

29 YEARS AGO -- April 5-8, 1982 

   Photo cutline -- Mrs. D.M. Davis accepts her life membership in the National Council of Garden Clubs from Camdenite Frances Carswell, district officer of the South Carolina Council of Garden Clubs, who presented it on behalf of the Camden Garden Club Council. The presentation was made on March 22 at Proctor Hall.

   Photo cutline -- Award Winners at Lugoff-Elgin High’s Awards Banquet Saturday night included: Zoe Dommell, Ethel Moore, Pat Anderson, Bill Caldwell, Jamie Patrick, Craig Brown and Marcos Nater. Second row: Darren Sweet, Jerry Davis, Robert Bertram, Joey Counts, Donnie McElveen, Terry Way and Danny Brazzell.

   Photo cutline -- James Leroy Post 17 of the American Legion was awarded the 1981 Community Service Award by the S.C. American Legion at the spring rally in March. Post public relations director Elizabeth Denny and commander Col. John Sims hold the plaque which was presented to them.  

   Photo cutline -- Egg-cellent artwork -- Sally Walker concentrates on getting her Easter egg just the right color during a special workshop held last Saturday at the Fine Arts Center. The class was taught by Earl Evans.

   Photo cutline -- L-E student Dawn Glover and Anne McCallister, band parent and president of the Lugoff-Elgin Band Club, admire the microwave oven currently being raffled by the club. Tickets are $1. The winner will have a choice of the over or $250 in cash. The winner will be announced at the Spring Festival in May.

   Photo cutline -- Bridge play -- Bridge lovers from all across the Southeast gathered at Joseph Kershaw Academy last weekend for the annual Carolina Cup Bridge Tournament. Guy Elder of Columbia and Tom Sweeney of Camden examine their hands. Jerry Saunders of Camden considers her strategy.

   Photo cutline -- Humane award -- Rebecca Fulmer, president of the Kershaw County Humane Society, presents plaques of commendation to Dave Whitaker, animal shelter supervisor, and Dean Presson, city animal control officer, as Mayor James L. Anderson and William Davis, director of public works look on. The award was given to the two men for outstanding achievement in humane care of animals and humane enforcement of animal control.

   Photo cutline -- John Grohusky, a member of Junior Achievement of Kershaw County, compares the quality and prices of various brands of jeans in his course on economics in Elaine Cole’s math class at Camden Middle School. The economics course is a pilot project of the JA organization.

   Photo cutline -- Irene Gettys looks over a plaque which was presented to her last weekend at the spring meeting of the S.C. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Mrs. Gettys was named as its outstanding educator for 1982.

   Photo cutline -- Joe Singleton, Mack Singleton, Austin Sheheen Jr., and James Anderson break ground for Camden Forest Products’ new sawmill. About 40 people attended the ceremony.

   Photo cutline -- Making plans for the Camden Primary School-Camden Elementary School PTO’s Spring Carnival are Severin Butler; Coby Shaw; Hollie Butcher (on her mother’s lap); Margaret Butler, co-chairman; Susan Shaw, co-chairman; Sally Shaw; and Beth Shaw. The event will be from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17.

   Photo cutline -- A final hurrah -- The Camden Rockettes state championship basketball team were guests of honor at a reception held at Aberdeen on Broad Street. The girls and their parents were the guests of Emily and Lanny Finley and Jack Brantley. Above, Joan Sheheen carefully slices the state championship cake. Coach Mike Culp rehashes some of the season’s key moments with Dr. Bennie Marshall.




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