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Yesteryear for Oct. 13, 2010

Posted: October 12, 2010 10:59 a.m.
Updated: October 13, 2010 5:00 a.m.

  25 YEARS AGO -- Oct. 11-16, 1985

   Photo cutline -- Troy Jordan  is one of several newcomers who Dennis Metz is counting on to help the Lugoff-Elgin cross country team in the state meet. Jordan recorded a personal best time of 18:22 for the 3.1 mile Fort Jackson course on Wednesday.

   Photo cutline -- Landy Greene takes the ball for a run in last week’s junior varsity game between Camden and Manning which ended in a disappointing 6-6 tie.

   Photo cutline -- Talking politics -- Vera Andrews and Macie Scheuer chat with Linda Lader, wife of gubernatorial candidate Phil Lader, at a Camden reception hosted by Liz Beard and Hope Cooper. Mrs. Lader’s husband is the president of Winthrop College.

   Photo cutline -- Though only a hand-held device, a glucometer serves a major task in determining a patient’s blood-sugar level. Patient Martha Murphy is given a reading from the machine, assisted by nurses Lillian Reeves and Pearl Eddings.

   Photo cutline -- James Stover flanked by guard Mike Jones, looks downfield for receivers on a sprint-out pass play Friday night during the Knights game against L-E. North Central improved its record to 5-1 and 1-0 in Region 3-AA, while county and conference rival L-E fell to 2-4 overall.

   Photo cutline -- L-E Homecoming court -- Even though Lugoff-Elgin didn’t win its football game Friday night against North Central, that couldn’t stop the homecoming fun. Julie Turner escorted by Rusty Hill, was chosen homecoming queen. At left are second runner-up Kim Williams and escort Andre Nelson, and at right are first runner-up Kimberly Thompson and escort Paul Leadingham.

   Photo cutline -- Rotary donation -- Mike Rush, manager of Camden Coca-Cola, presents a 10-speed bicycle to Ed Norris, chairman of the upcoming barbeque-auction sponsored by the Camden Rotary Club. Area businessmen and individuals are donating items to be auctioned at the Nov. 9 affair, with proceeds going to the Rotarians’ scholarship fund. The club hopes to present three $1,000 college scholarships to Kershaw County students next year.

   Photo cutline -- Howard Durant keeps the pace going for Camden in a cross country meet between Wilson and Camden. Last week, Camden edged out West Florence. DuRant took sixth place as Camden’s fourth man.

   Photo cutline -- Supporting the handicapped -- National Employment of the Handicapped week, Oct. 6-12, was recently observed in Camden, and Mayor Bennie Marshall did the honors locally with members of the Mayor’s Committee on the Employment of the Handicapped. On hand to honor the week were area Job Service director Vicki Smith, committee secretary Lynn Bradley, Marshall, committee historian Jennie Lee Carter, committee chairman Susan DuRant, vocational rehabilitation representative Roy Burbage and committee member Jimmy Miller.

   Photo cutline -- Bazaar business -- Mary Shapleigh and Matty Mattis put the finishing touches on a few of the myriad handmade items available at the Women of Grace Episcopal Church’s bazaar Saturday. Gen Choate and Dib Logan check over some of the needlework articles that will also be for sale.

   Photo cutline -- Cooking Spaghetti -- for tonight’s supper at the Rhame Area will be Michael Sheheen, chairman of the Palmetto Balloon Classic, Robbie Hudson, co-owner of Jet Janitorial Supply, and Billy Wilson of Wilson’s Deli. Proceeds from the supper will go to offset the debt of last spring’s balloon classic.

   Photo cutline -- The Lugoff Water District recently closed a $329,000 loan with Farmers Home Administration, and present for the closing were Billy K. Foxworth, FmHA district director, James M. Ward, water district secretary-treasurer, and La Dean Brinegar, water district chairman.

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